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Fonds. Royal Society Records, 1642 - 1970

Series I. Council Minutes, November 1771 - November 1932

Volume 6, 29 November 1771 - 27 January 1780 (File)

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Appointment of observers for voyage of Captain J. Cook, 29 November 1771 (Item f. 119)
Supply of instruments and instructions to observers for voyage of Captain J. Cook, 12 December 1771 (Item ff. 123-30)
Proposed expedition to North Pacific, 19 January 1773 (Item ff. 160-61)
Proposed expedition to North Pacific, 10 February 1774 (Item ff. 214-15)
Proposed expedition to North Pacific, 17 February 1774 (Item ff. 216-17)
Award of Copley Medal to Captain J. Cook, 1 July 1776 (Item ff. 309)
Publication of observations of C. Green and S. Wallis, 19 June 1777 (Item ff. 327-28)
Volume 10, 20 November 1823 - 20 November 1828 (File)

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Measurement of arc of meridian at N.S.W., 20 November 1823 (Item ff. 52-53)
Measurement of arc of meridian at N.S.W., 18 December 1823 (Item ff. 59-62)
Experiments of Captain P.P. King with pendulum, 24 November 1825 (Item ff. 214-15)
Reduction or publication of Parramatta observations, 31 January 1828 (Item ff. 321-23)
Continuance of observatory at Parramatta, 22 May 1828 (Item ff. 340-41)
Retention of Parramatta observations by C. Rumker, 22 May 1828 (Item f. 341)
Continuance of observatory at Parramatta, 13 November 1828 (Item ff. 348-51)
Report of committee on southern observatories, 20 November 1828 (Item ff. 355-58)
Presentation of Parramatta observations of C. Rumker, 20 November 1828 (Item f. 358)
Volume 11, 28 May 1829 - 20 January 1831 (File)

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Publication of Parramatta observations of C. Rumker, 28 May 1829 (Item ff. 47)
Publication of Parramatta observations, 11 March 1830 (Item ff. 81)
Continuance of two southern observatories, 9 December 1830 (Item ff. 141-42)
Report of committee on southern observatories, 20 January 1831 (Item ff. 149-53)
Subseries. Printed Minutes, 13 April 1837 - 30 November 1932
Volume 1, 13 April 1837 - 13 June 1844 (File)

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Establishment of fixed observatory at Hobart, 13 April 1837 (Item ff. 145-46)
Antarctic expedition and establishment of fixed observatories, 22 December 1838 (Item ff. 196-201)
Establishment of fixed observatory at Hobart, 14 February 1839 (Item ff. 209-10)
Antarctic expedition, 11 April 1839 (Item ff. 221)
Establishment of magnetic station at Singapore, 7 November 1839 (Item ff. 245)
Tides at Dutch East Indies, 27 June 1840 (Item ff. 291)
Publication of returns of magnetic observatories (including Hobart), 22 April 1841 (Item ff. 327-29)
Publication of returns of magnetic observatories, 13 May 1841 (Item ff. 335-36)
Letter from Reverend W.C. Cotton emigrating to New Zealand, 14 October 1841 (Item f. 350)
Magnetic survey in East Indies by Lieutenant C. Elliot, 2 May 1844 (Item ff. 454-58)
Magnetic survey in East Indies by Lieutenant C. Elliot, 13 June 1844 (Item f. 459)
Volume 2, 20 May 1847 - 14 November 1850 (File)

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Memorial from Lieutenant J.H. Kay of Hobart Observatory, 20 May 1847 (Item f. 45)
Publication of East Indies observations of Lieutenant C. Elliot, 24 May 1849 (Item f. 110)
Publication of East Indies observations of Lieutenant C. Elliot, 19 July 1849 (Item ff. 113)
Reflector telescope for southern hemisphere, 11 April 1850 (Item ff. 145)
American scientific squadron in South Seas, 14 November 1850 (Item ff. 167)
Volume 3, 5 May 1859 - 30 April 1868 (File)

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Proposal of Sir William Denison for survey of natural history resources of Empire, 5 May 1859 (Item ff. 18-20)
Proposal of Sir William Denison for survey of natural history resources, 26 May 1859 (Item ff. 21-23)
Proposed telescope for Melbourne Observatory, 23 October 1862 (Item ff. 129-32)
Proposed telescope for Melbourne Observatory, 18 December 1862 (Item ff. 139-41)
Offer by W. Lassell of telescope for Melbourne, 27 October 1864 (Item ff. 213-16)
Publications for Melbourne Observatory, 22 December 1864 (Item ff. 225-26)
Purchase of Great Melbourne Telescope, 26 October 1865 (Item ff. 267-69)
Gift of G. Neumayer of 1858-1863 Melbourne meteorological and magnetic observations, 30 April 1868 (Item ff. 412-13)
Volume 4, 24 March 1870 - 11 April 1876 (File)

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Correspondence on Melbourne Telescope, 24 March 1870 (Item f. 7)
Challenger Expedition, 21 March 1872 (Item ff. 93-94)
Establishment of Observatory at Canterbury, N.Z, 18 April 1872 (Item ff. 100-2)
Objectives and directions to Challenger deep-sea surveying expedition, 14 November 1872 (Item ff. 130-45)
Establishment of series of magnetic observations in New Zealand, 11 April 1876 (Item f. 318)
Volume 5, 21 February 1878 - 17 January 1884 (File)

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Correspondence with R. Owen about Fossil mammals of Australia, 21 February 1878 (Item ff. 27-29)
Proposed expedition to South Pacific to observe solar eclipse, 21 December 1882 (Item ff. 342-48)
Proposed expedition to Caroline Islands to observe solar eclipse, 18 January 1883 (Item ff. 357-59)
American expedition to Caroline Islands, 15 February 1883 (Item ff. 364-66)
Committee to collect accounts of volcanic eruption at Krakatoa, 17 January 1884 (Item f. 424)
Volume 6, 20 May 1886 - 15 January 1891 (File)

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Proposal of Royal Society of Victoria for union of scientific societies in Empire, 20 May 1886 (Item ff. 89-90)
Proposal of Royal Society of Victoria, 10 June 1886 (Item f. 93)
Proposal of Royal Society of Victoria, 3 March 1887 (Item f. 129)
Establishment of observatory in New Zealand, 5 May 1887 (Item f. 140)
Australian proposal for Antarctic Expedition, 27 October 1887 (Item f. 158)
Australian proposal for Antarctic Expedition, 30 November 1887 (Item ff. 170-72)
Australian proposal for Antarctic Expedition, 19 January 1888 (Item f. 180)
Award of Royal Medal to Sir Ferdinand von Mueller, 1 November 1888 (Item f. 225)
Establishment of Marine Biological Station at Sydney, 15 January 1891 (Item f. 344)
Volume 7, 22 February 1894 - 17 November 1898 (File)

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Royal Geographical Society and resumption of Antarctic exploration, 22 February 1894 (Item ff. 74-75)
Resumption of Antarctic exploration, 24 May 1894 (Item ff. 96-103)
Royal Geographical Society and Antarctic exploration, 5 July 1894 (Item ff. 113-14)
Antarctic exploration, 25 October 1894 (Item f. 121)
Antarctic exploration, 6 December 1894 (Item f. 132-34)
Coral Reef Committee, 31 October 1895 (Item f. 207)
Coral Reef expedition, 30 November 1895 (Item f. 214)
Second expedition to Funafuti, 17 June 1897 (Item f. 356-57)
Australian Museum publication of results of Coral Reef Boring Expedition, 1 July 1897 (Item ff. 359-60)
Australian Museum publication of results of Funafuti Expedition, 28 October 1897 (Item f. 369)
Report of Funafuti Expedition, 4 November 1897 (Item f. 374)
Grant to A.C. Haddon for Torres Strait expedition, 9 December 1897 (Item f. 385)
Publication of Sandwich Islands Committee investigations, 16 June 1898 (Item f. 433)
Royal Geographical Society and Antarctic exploration, 3 November 1898 (Item f. 457)
Antarctic exploration, 17 November 1898 (Item f. 461)
Volume 8, 18 January 1900 - 28 May 1903 (File)

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Grant for publication of Sandwich Islands Committee, 18 January 1900 (Item f. 110)
Publication of report of Coral Reef Committee, 22 March 1900 (Item f. 122)
Grant to A.C. Haddon for publication of report of Torres Strait expedition, 31 May 1900 (Item f. 135)
Proposed eclipse expedition to Sumatra, 17 January 1901 (Item f. 184)
Resignation of J.W. Gregory from Antarctic Expedition, 13 June 1901 (Item ff. 204-7)
Appointments to National Antarctic Expedition, 4 July 1901 (Item f. 221)
Proposed grant to L.M. Sambon for expedition to Christmas Island, 4 July 1901 (Item f. 223)
Proposed grant to L.M. Sambon, 7 November 1901 (Item f. 237)
Expedition to Sumatra, 12 December 1901 (Item f. 258)
Astrographic observations at Perth Observatory, 30 October 1902 (Item f. 321)
Disposal of Funafuti collections, 22 January 1903 (Item f. 365)
Effects of electric tramway on Christchurch Observatory, 22 January 1903 (Item ff. 366-67)
Astrographic observations at Perth Observatory, 22 January 1903 (Item f. 367)
Astrographic observations at Perth Observatory, 12 February 1903 (Item f. 379)
Expedition to New Guinea, 28 May 1903 (Item f. 407)
Astrographic observations at Perth Observatory, 28 May 1903 (Item f. 412)
Volume 9, 17 March 1904 - 22 October 1908 (File)

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Instructions to Australian Station on refitting of Discovery, 17 March 1904 (Item ff. 43-44)
Arrival of Antarctic ships in New Zealand, 28 April 1904 (Item f. 57)
Nomination of A. Liversidge for Royal Medal, 7 July 1904 (Item f. 93)
Request by G. Neumayer for loan of his Melbourne magnetic observations, 3 November 1904 (Item f. 112)
Interstate Astronomical and Meteorological Conference in Adelaide, 26 October 1905 (Item f. 195)
Proposal by G.H. Fowler for scientific expedition to North Pacific, 21 February 1907 (Item f. 319)
Proposed expedition to North Pacific, 13 June 1907 (Item f. 352)
Establishment of solar research station in Australia, 23 January 1908 (Item f. 386)
Grant to Wheeler for ethnographic expedition to Pacific, 23 January 1908 (Item f. 386)
Establishment of solar research station in Australia, 20 February 1908 (Item f. 392)
Nomination of W. Baldwin Spencer for Royal Medal, 9 July 1908 (Item f. 423)
Establishment of solar research station in Australia, 22 October 1908 (Item ff. 428-29)
Selection of director of Australian Institute of Tropical Medicine, 22 October 1908 (Item f. 432)
Volume 10, 29 April 1909 - 22 January 1914 (File)

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Proposed expedition of G.H. Fowler to North Pacific, 29 April 1909 (Item f. 45)
Grant to A.R. Brown for anthropological expedition to Western Australia, 28 April 1910 (Item f. 126)
Eclipse expedition to Tonga, 27 October 1910 (Item f. 162)
Grant for eclipse expedition to Vavau, 30 November 1910 (Item f. 169)
Grant to A.C. Haddon for publication of Torres Strait reports, 8 December 1910 (Item f. 180)
Eclipse expedition to Vavau, 19 January 1911 (Item f. 185)
Grant to T. Edgeworth David, 23 February 1911 (Item f. 196)

For publication of report on geology of 1907 Antarctic Expedition.

Proposed Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 18 May 1911 (Item f. 214)
Report of eclipse expedition to Vavau, 7 December 1911 (Item f. 249)
Proposed Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 25 April 1912 (Item f. 282)
Grant to Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 7 November 1912 (Item f. 310)
Closure of Perth Observatory and effect on International Star Catalogue, 7 November 1912 (Item f. 311)
Closure of Perth Observatory, 5 December 1912 (Item ff. 327-28)
Closure of Perth Observatory, 23 January 1913 (Item f. 335)
Anthropological research in New Zealand, 22 January 1914 (Item f. 405)
Volume 11, 20 May 1915 - 15 July 1920 (File)

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Nomination of W.H. Bragg and T. Edgeworth David for Royal Medals, 20 May 1915 (Item ff. 66-67)
Purchase of radium for E. Marsden in New Zealand, 17 June 1915 (Item ff. 75-76)
Purchase of radium for E. Marsden, 28 October 1915 (Item f. 90)
Grant to D. Mawson for publication of report of Antarctic Expedition, 13 July 1916 (Item f. 158)
Grant to D. Mawson for publication of Antarctic report, 15 February 1917 (Item f. 207)
Loan of 1823-1825 Parramatta observations, 3 July 1919 (Item f. 409)
Representation at jubilee of University of Otago, 6 November 1919 (Item f. 430)
Establishment of research scholarships in Malay States, 15 July 1920 (Item f. 521)
Volume 12, 20 January 1921 - 10 June 1926 (File)

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Eclipse expedition to Christmas Island, 20 January 1921 (Item ff. 21-22)
Scientific investigations in Pacific, 18 May 1922 (Item f. 104)
Representation at jubilee of Canterbury College, 2 November 1922 (Item f. 133)
Eclipse expedition to Australia, 30 November 1922 (Item f. 136)
British representation at Pan-Pacific Scientific Congress in Sydney, 15 February 1923 (Item ff. 151-52)
Royal Society delegates at Pan-Pacific Scientific Congress, 22 March 1923 (Item f. 159)
British representation at Pan-Pacific Scientific Congress, 3 May 1923 (Item f. 166)
Proposed ethnographical expedition to Sumatra, 17 January 1924 (Item f. 204)
British representation at Pan-Pacific Scientific Congress in Tokyo, 7 May 1925 (Item ff. 269-70)
Nomination of Sir Baldwin Spencer for Royal Medal, 9 July 1925 (Item f. 286)
British representation at Pan-Pacific Scientific Congress, 29 October 1925 (Item f. 297)
British representation at Pan-Pacific Scientific Congress, 3 December 1925 (Item f. 310)
Eclipse expedition to Sumatra, 21 January 1926 (Item f. 316)
British representation at Pan-Pacific Scientif Congress, 11 February 1926 (Item f. 320-21)
Sir Baldwin Spencer suggested for Darwin Medal, 10 June 1926 (Item f. 340)
Volume 13, 24 March 1927 - 30 November 1932 (File)

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Establishment of Pacific Oceanography Committee, 24 March 1927 (Item f. 24)
Formation of British committee on Pacific oceanography, 19 January 1928 (Item f. 73)
Formation of British committee on Pacific oceanography, 2 February 1928 (Item f. 81)
Formation of British committee on Pacific oceanography, 16 February 1928 (Item f. 83)
Formation of British committee on Pacific oceanography, 22 March 1928 (Item f. 90)
Royal Society representation at Pacific Science Congress in Java, 22 March 1928 (Item f. 90)
Nomination of L. Cockayne for Darwin Medal, 5 July 1928 (Item f. 109)
Award of Darwin Medal to L. Cockayne, 1 November 1928 (Item f. 129)
Royal Society representation at Pacific Science Congress, 17 January 1929 (Item f. 142)
Royal Society representation at Pacific Science Congress, 21 February 1929 (Item f. 150)
Royal Society representation at Pacific Science Congress, 14 March 1929 (Item f. 155)
Grant to Sir Edgeworth David to explore fossil area near Adelaide, 5 December 1929 (Item f. 200)
Report of Pacific Science Congress at Java, 6 February 1930 (Item f. 208)
New Zealand eclipse expedition to Ninafou, Tonga, 20 February 1930 (Item f. 214)
New Zealand eclipse expedition to Ninafou, 11 December 1930 (Item ff. 262-63)
Royal Society representation at 5th Pacific Science Congress, 18 June 1931 (Item f. 292)
Royal Society representation at 5th Pacific Science Congress, 29 October 1931 (Item f. 307)
Financial difficulties of Australian Fellows, 29 October 1931 (Item f. 308)
Postponement of 5th Pacific Science Congress, 5 November 1931 (Item f. 318)
Maintenance of Geophysical Observatory at Apia, 30 November 1932 (Item f. 400)

Series II. Committee Minutes, January 1828 - 1970

Miscellaneous Committees, 28 January 1828 - 31 January 1828 (File CMB.1)

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Parramatta astronomical observations, 31 January 1828 (Item f. 212)
Captain Foster's scientific voyage, 28 January 1828 (Item ff. 216-36)
Miscellaneous Committees, 10 November 1871 - 29 November 1876 (File CMB.2)

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Circumnavigating Dredging (Challenger) Committee, 10 November 1871 (Item f. 24)
Circumnavigating Dredging (Challenger) Committee, 30 November 1871 (Item f. 25-26)
Circumnavigating Dredging (Challenger) Committee, 4 April 1872 - 6 November 1872 (Item f. 29-38)
Circumnavigating Dredging (Challenger) Committee, 11 June 1874 (Item f. 46)
Circumnavigating Dredging (Challenger) Committee, 29 November 1876 (Item f. 107)
Miscellaneous Committees, 5 February 1884 - 19 February 1886 (File CMB.3)

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Krakatoa Committee, 5 February 1884 (Item f. 3)
Krakatoa Committee, 27 March 1884 (Item f. 8)
Krakatoa Committee, 18 June 1884 (Item f. 13)
Eclipse Committee, 9 March 1885 (Item f. 23)

(Refers to New Zealand observations).

Eclipse Committee, 9 July 1885 (Item ff. 25-28)
Eclipse Committee, 19 November 1885 (Item f. 33)
Eclipse Committee, 19 February 1886 (Item ff. 40-42)
Coral Reef Committee, 1895 - 1902 (File CMB.8)

The Committee supervised the arrangements for boring the coral reef of Funafuti, Fiji...

Miscellaneous Committees, 2 November 1887 (File CMB.20)

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Antarctic Committee, 2 November 1887 (Item f. 11)

Refers to proposal of Victorian Government.

Miscellaneous Committees, 1849 - 16 May 1859 (File CMB.25)

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Southern Telescope Committee, 1849 - 1850 (Item ff. 47-49)
Southern Telescope Committee, 5 July 1853 (Item ff. 50-52)
Sir William Denison Letter Committee, 16 May 1859 (Item f. 139)
Miscellaneous Committees, October 1886 - July 1896 (File CMB.33)

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Victoria Letter Committee, October 1886 - November 1886 (Item ff. 1-7)

Proposal for federation of colonial Royal Societies.

International Catalogue Committee, January 1896 - March 1896 (Item ff. 29-37)
International Catalogue Committee, April 1896 - July 1896 (Item ff. 40-45)
Pacific Science Committee, 1935 - 1970 (File CMB.110)

The British National Committee of the Pacific Science Association, most of its business related to Pacific Science Congresses. (31 p.)

Series III. Miscellaneous Correspondence, December 1828 - December 1925

Volume 1, 10 December 1828 - 10 June 1831 (File)

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A.F. Gardiner to Young, 10 December 1828 (Item f. 163)

Seeks support of Society for exploring expedition into interior of Australia; reports of large lakes.

A.F. Gardiner to Young, 15 December 1828 (Item f. 164)

Colonial Office declines to adopt proposal.

T.L. Mitchell (Sydney) to R. Murchison, 10 June 1831 (Item f. 312)

Materials collect for trigonometrical map of N.S.W.; geology of N.S.W.; seeks membership of Royal Geographical Society; sends paper on trisection of the angle.

Volume 2, 2 October 1835 - 4 August 1837 (File)

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Sir James McGrigor to Secretary, 2 October 1835 (Item f. 185)

Sends paper by J.V. Thompson, Deputy Inspector-General of Hospitals in N.S.W., on discovery of metamorphoses in longtailed crustacea.

P. Roget to T. Spring-Rice, 25 May 1837 (Item f. 253)

Proposed establishment of magnetic observatories, including Hobart; seeks funds for purchase of instruments.

To Spring-Rice to P. Roget, 4 August 1837 (Item f. 259)

Grant of £500 for instruments.

Volume 3, 6 January 1839 - 2 August 1842 (File)

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Lord Northampton to Lord Minto, 6 January 1839 (Item f. 2)

Seeks Government support for Antarctic expedition of Captain. J. Ross.

Captain W. Manning to P. Roget, 21 January 1839 (Item f. 3)

Extract from letter to Lord Melbourne on magnetic observations in South Seas. (4ff.)

E. Sabine to Lord Northampton, 8 February 1839 (Item f. 7)

Antarctic expedition and establishment of magnetic observatories.

T. Spring-Rice to Lord Northampton, 19 April 1839 (Item f. 19)

Expense of instruments for Antarctic Expedition.

Sir John Barrow to Secretary, 13 June 1839 (Item f. 29)

Seeks suggestions for Antarctic expedition.

Lord Bentinck to Lord Northampton, 16 July 1839 (Item f. 35)

Instructions given to Dutch naval officers to observe tides at Java and Sumatra.

C. Wood to P. Roget, 30 July 1839 (Item f. 38)

Preservation of natural history objects on Antarctic expedition.

E. Sabine to J. Lubbock, [1840]-01-18 (Item f. 65)

Seeks access to magnetic observations of J. Dunlop on voyage from Sydney in 1831.

Sir John Barrow to P. Roget, 22 May 1840 (Item f. 96)

Sends reports on geological specimens collected by surgeons of Erebus and Terror.

Sir John Barrow to P. Roget, 24 April 1841 (Item f. 154)

Conditions of use of specimens collected on Antarctic expedition.

P. Roget to Secretary British Museum, 28 April 1841 (Item f. 156)

Sends natural history specimens collected on Antarctic expedition.

Captain E. Belcher to Captain F. Beaufort, 2 August 1842 (Item f. 232)

Observations of tides at Tahiti.

Volume 4, 4 January 1844 - 25 May 1849 (File)

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Lord Minto to Sir William Hooker, 4 January 1844 (Item f. 1)

Support for publication of Antarctic botanical collections of J.D. Hooker. (copy)

Sir William Hooker to Lord Northampton, 11 January 1844 (Item f. 4)

Publication of scientific collections of Antarctic expedition; refers to account of D'Umont D'Urville's voyage.

E. Sabine to Sir John Herschel, 29 April 1844 (Item f. 21)

Establishment of magnetic survey in Singapore region.

Sir John Barrow to P. Roget, 29 May 1844 (Item f. 26)

Sends zoological specimens collected at Borneo by Sir Edward Belcher.

E. Sabine to Sir John Herschel, 11 June 1844 (Item f. 31)

Maps of magnetic elements in southern hemisphere; need for further expedition.

W. Whewell to Secretary, 9 November 1847 (Item f. 190)

Sends paper on tide researches, including tides at Adelaide.

J. Ward (Admiralty) to President, 6 March 1848 (Item f. 221)

Resignation of J. Dunlop from Parramatta Observatory; suggests manuscript observations be brought to London.

G. Airy to Secretary, 28 April 1848 (Item f. 229)

Urges Parramatta observations be deposited in Royal Observatory rather than Royal Society.

J.C. Haile to Secretary, 26 September 1848 (Item f. 260)

Description of New Zealand caterpillar; possible link between animal and vegetable kingdoms.

J. Milligan (Hobart) to Secretary, 25 May 1849 (Item f. 234)

Publication of first number of Proceedings of Royal Society of Van Diemen's Land.

Volume 5, 2 December 1852 (File)

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G. Airy to E. Sabine, 2 December 1852 (Item f. 65)

Advantages of Hobart as site for telescope compared with Cape of Good Hope.

Volume 6, 19 April 1859 - 7 November 1863 (File)

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T.F. Elliot (Colonial Office) to President, 19 April 1859 (Item f. 22)

Sends despatch from Sir William Denison (Sydney) suggesting publication of work on zoology, botany and geology of Empire. (7 ff.)

R. Owen to W. Sharpey, 2 May 1859 (Item f. 24)

Supports proposal of Sir William Denison.

J.D. Hooker to W. Sharpey, 14 May 1859 (Item f. 25)

Supports proposal; attempts of Sir William Hooker to publish colonial flora.

T.F. Elliot to W. Sharpey, 5 November 1859 (Item f. 44)

Seeks suggestions for editor on terrestial physics of Empire.

R. Kay (Adelaide) to Secretary, 24 November 1860 (Item f. 114)

Requests publications for South Australian Institute.

J.W. Brown (Kangaroo Hill Victoria) to Secretary, 25 August 1862 (Item f. 245)

Sends details of three ways to square circle.

T.F. Elliot to Secretary, 10 October 1862 (Item f. 250)

Victorian Government seeks advice on erection of telescope in Melbourne. (8 ff.)

J.M. Norman (Longford Tasmania) to Secretary, 17 August 1863 (Item f. 337)

Invention of machine able to achieve perpetual motion; seeks financial reward.

Sir Frederic Rogers (Colonial Office) to E. Sabine, 8 October 1863 (Item f. 351)

Acknowledges printed correspondence about Melbourne telescope.

Sir Redmond Barry (Melbourne) to E. Sabine, 23 October 1863 (Item f. 355)

Requests set of Philosophical Transactions for Melbourne University Library.

W. Lassell (Malta) to E. Sabine, 7 November 1863 (Item f. 364)

Correspondence on Melbourne telescope; complexity of subject.

Volume 7, 23 May 1864 - 31 October 1865 (File)

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J.H. Kay (Melbourne) to Assistant Secretary, 23 May 1864 (Item f. 74)

Requests set of Philosophical Transactions; work of Melbourne Observatory.

W.P. Wilson (Melbourne) to E. Sabine, 24 June 1864 (Item f. 103)

Melbourne University seeks advice of Royal Society on suitability of telescope designed by W. Lassell for Melbourne Observatory.

E. Sabine to W.P. Wilson, 26 August 1864 (Item f. 117)

Unable to add anything to views already expressed by other Fellows.

T.F. Elliot (Colonial Office) to Secretary, 31 August 1864 (Item f. 119)

Despatch from Governor of Victoria on suitability of telescope of W. Lassell.

J.H. Kay to W. White, 24 September 1864 (Item f. 123)

Supply of Philosophical Transactions.

R.L.J. Ellery (Melbourne) to W. Sharpey, 24 September 1864 (Item f. 124)

Seeks set of Philosophical Transactions for Melbourne Observatory.

A. Tulk (Paris) to Secretary, 11 March 1865 (Item f. 181)

Seeks Philosophical Transactions for Melbourne Public Library; growth of Library since 1856.

R.L.J. Ellery to W. Sharpey, 24 March 1865 (Item f. 186)

Acknowledges Philosophical Transactions.

E.G. Blackmore (Adelaide) to Librarian, 27 May 1865 (Item f. 218)

Seeks Catalogue of Royal Society Library for South Australian Parliamentary Library.

W.P. Wilson to Chief Secretary of Victoria, 22 June 1864 (Item v234)

Offer by W. Lassell of telescope for Melbourne Observatory.

W.P. Wilson to E. Sabine, 25 July 1865 (Item f. 239)

Account of efforts to obtain telescope; defeat of Appropriation Bill in Legislative Council.

W.P. Wilson to E. Sabine, 21 August 1865 (Item f. 252)

Grant of £5,000 for purchase of equatorial telescope; offer of T. Grubb.

R.L.J. Ellery to W. Sharpey, 25 August 1865 (Item f. 254)

Acknowledges Philosophical Transactions.

J. Cockle (Brisbane) to W. Sharpey, 18 September 1865 (Item f. 259)

Election as Fellow.

Sir Frederic Rogers to Secretary, 31 October 1865 (Item f. 269)

Despatch from Governor of Victoria declining offer of telescope by W. Lassell.

Volume 8, 7 June 1867 - 25 December 1869 (File)

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J. Hector (Wellington) to Assistant Secretary, 7 June 1867 (Item f. 53)

Payment of fees.

G. Groves (Melbourne) to E. Sabine, 27 August 1867 (Item f. 75)

Sends paper on new weather system based on magnetic principles.

G. Neumayer (Frankenthal) to H.B. Wheatley, 27 August 1867 (Item f. 76)

Omission of plates from reprint of paper on atmospheric tide at Melbourne.

J. von Haast (Christchurch) to W. Sharpey, 11 September 1867 (Item f. 80)

Election as Fellow.

G. Verdon (Melbourne) to [unknown], 27 December 1867 (Item f. 122)

Purchase of telescope and erection of dome.

W. Landell to W. White, 11 January 1868 (Item f. 129)

Presents transit instrument used by Captain. J. Cook.

T. Robinson (Dublin) to E. Sabine, 17 February 1868 (Item f. 142)

Melbourne Telescope Committee; construction of roof at Melbourne.

W.B. Clarke (Sydney) to Secretary, 29 February 1868 (Item f. 149)

Seeks copy of J.J. Bigsby. Thesaurus Siluricus.

R. Townsend (Dublin) to Secretary, 11 April 1868 (Item f. 171)

Recommends publication of memoir of Gardiner, civil engineer in Australia.

G. Neumayer to Secretary, 30 April 1868 (Item f. 180)

Presents 16 volumes of observations on meteorology and terrestial magnetism at Melbourne in 1858-1863.

J. von Haast to W. White, 31 May 1868 (Item f. 203)

Requests paper on 1867 candidate.

R.L.J. Ellery (Melbourne) to E. Sabine, 4 January 1869 (Item f. 293)

Arrival of telescope description of observatory.

J.W. Beilby (Mordialloc) to Secretary, 27 March 1869 (Item f. 342)

Sends paper on new theory of oceanic tides.

R.L.J. Ellery to Secretary, 21 May 1869 (Item f. 368)

Supply of Proceedings.

R.L.J. Ellery to G. Airey, 13 August 1869 (Item f. 408)

Performance of Melbourne Telescope. (extract)

T. Robinson (Armagh) to W. De La Rue, 28 October 1869 (Item f. 436)

Complaints of R.L.J. Ellery about definition of Melbourne telescope; possible explanations.

G. Verdon to [unknown], 2 November 1869 (Item f. 439)

Gratitude of Victorian Government to Royal Society.

G. Neumayer to Secretary, 25 December 1869 (Item f. 470)

Despatch of 15 volumes of observations of Flagstaff Observatory, Melbourne, 1858-1863.

Volume 9, 3 January 1870 - 21 May 1873 (File)

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R.L.J. Ellery (Melbourne) to Sir Edward Sabine, 3 January 1870 (Item f. 3)

Thanks Telescope Committee for help with Melbourne Telescope; poor definition of Mirror A; nebular work.

T. Robinson (Armagh) to W. De La Rue, 11 January 1870 (Item f. 7)

Difficulties experienced with Melbourne Telescope.

G. Neumayer (Frankenthal) to W. White, 7 February 1870 (Item f. 25)

Despatch of Melbourne observations.

G. Verdon to Sir Edward Sabine, 22 February 1870 (Item f. 37)

Thanks of Victorian Government for help with construction of Melbourne Telescope.

T. Robinson to Sir Edward Sabine, March 1870 (Item f. 50)

Rebuttal of public criticisms of operation of Melbourne Telescope. (copy, 7 p.)

C. Merrifield to Sir Edward Sabine, 22 April 1870 (Item f. 57)

Sends letter from H.A. Severn.

H.A. Severn (Melbourne) to C. Merrifield, 27 February 1870 (Item f. 58)

Criticisms of Melbourne Telescope. (copy)

W. De La Rue to Sir Edward Sabine, 22 April 1870 (Item f. 59)

Recommends additional appliances be sent for Melbourne Telescope.

G. Verdon to Sir Edward Sabine, 23 April 1870 (Item f. 60)

Authorizes purchase of appliances.

W. De La Rue to Sir Edward Sabine, 26 April 1879 (Item f. 62)

Criticisms of Melbourne Telescope by H.A. Severn; effects of change of temperature.

Sir John Herschel to Sir Edward Sabine, 28 April 1870 (Item f. 63)

Criticisms of Melbourne Telescope by H.A. Severn.

T. Robinson to Sir Edward Sabine, 7 May 1870 (Item f. 70)

Criticisms of Melbourne Telescope by H.A. Severn; temperature; cost of telescope.

G. Verdon to Sir Edward Sabine, 11 May 1870 (Item f. 73)

Cost of additions.

T. Robinson to Sir Edward Sabine, 15 May 1870 (Item f. 75)

Additions to Melbourne Telescope.

Sir Edward Sabine to G. Verdon, 16 May 1870 (Item f. 76)

Sends correspondence on Melbourne Telescope for forwarding to R.L.J. Ellery.

G. Verdon to Sir Edward Sabine, 18 May 1870 (Item f. 78)

Cost of additions.

A. Le Sueur (Melbourne) to G. Stokes, 21 May 1870 (Item f. 81)

Resignation from Melbourne Observatory.

G. Verdon to Sir Edward Sabine, 26 May 1870 (Item f. 82)

Suggestions by T. Grubb on Melbourne Telescope.

G. Verdon to W. Sharpey, 4 June 1870 (Item f. 86)

Election as Fellow.

Sir Edward Sabine to G. Verdon, 20 June 1870 (Item f. 99)

Relations between R.L.J. Ellery and A. Le Sueur; communications between Royal Society and Victoria.

G. Verdon to Sir Edward Sabine, 23 June 1870 (Item f. 103)

Melbourne Telescope; R.L.J. Ellery and A. Le Sueur.

W.B. Clarke (Sydney) to Secretary, 16 November 1870 (Item f. 137)

Thanks for copy of Bigsby's Thesaurus Siluricus.

W. Chimmo (Manila) to Secretary, 1 March 1871 (Item f. 170)

Sends forms collected from volcanic crater at Cagayau Sulu near Borneo.

G. Airy to W. White, 22 June 1871 (Item f. 219)

Documents on Melbourne Telescope.

G. Airy to W. White, 24 June 1871 (Item f. 222)

Documents on Melbourne Telescope.

T. Robinson to W. White, 21 July 1871 (Item f. 240)

Publication of papers on Melbourne Telescope.

T. Robinson to W. White, 27 July 1871 (Item f. 242)

Tracing of pier for Melbourne Telescope.

R. Adams (Sydney) to President, 31 July 1871 (Item f. 243)

Mineral discoveries in Australia.

J. Hector (Wellington) to W. White: subscription, 5 August 1871 (Item f. 247)
R. Owen to G. Stokes, 23 November 1871 (Item f. 288)

Publication of illustrations of fossil remains of extinct mammals of Australia.

G. Airy to W. White, 22 December 1871 (Item f. 295)

Interest of German astronomers in reports of Melbourne Telescope.

W. Chimmo to W. White, 1 January 1872 (Item f. 303)

Second cruise to Pulu Sea; hopes to collect productive pearls.

T. Robinson to W. White, 26 January 1872 (Item f. 312)

Distribution of Melbourne Telescope correspondence.

T. Robinson to W. White, 29 January 1872 (Item f. 317)

Melbourne Telescope correspondence.

P. Bergsma (Batavia) to W. Miller, 17 February 1872 (Item f. 332)

Sends observations made at magnetical and meteorological observatory at Batavia.

Sir George Verdon to W. White, 22 February 1872 (Item f. 333)

Departure for Australia.

T. Wolley (Admiralty) to Secretary, 2 March 1872 (Item f. 334)

Seeks suggestions for staff and equipment for expedition to investigate deep-sea condition.

Sir George Verdon to W. White: subscription, 8 March 1872 (Item f. 337)
G. Rolleston (Oxford) to G. Stokes, 17 April 1872 (Item f. 364)

Establishment of observatory in Province of Canterbury, New Zealand.

R. Owen to W. Sharpey, 17 May 1872 (Item f. 376)

Fossils collected by Duke of Edinburgh in Australia.

Lord Rosse to W. White, 30 July 1872 (Item f. 402)

Circulation of correspondence on Melbourne Telescope.

V. Lushington (Admiralty) to W. Sharpey, 6 August 1872 (Item f. 403)

Salaries of scientists on Challenger expedition.

V. Lushington to W. Sharpey, 22 August 1872 (Item f. 404)

Suggestions for Challenger expedition.

R. Hall (Admiralty) to Secretary, 27 November 1872 (Item f. 438)

Inspection of H.M.S. Challenger by Council of Royal Society.

W. Harkness (Washington) to Sir George Airy, 11 February 1873 (Item f. 491)

Seeks copy of Melbourne Telescope correspondence.

A. Liversidge (Sydney) to W. White, 24 February 1873 (Item f. 498)

Seeks reprints of paper on supersatuated saline solutions.

J. Bleasdale (Melbourne) to W. Sharpey, 28 February 1873 (Item f. 504)

Sends copy on preserved meats.

G.L. Burkitt (Melbourne) to President, 23 April 1873 (Item f. 537)

Spiritualist experiences.

J.H. Kay (Melbourne) to W. White, 21 May 1873 (Item f. 560)

Requests list of Fellow.

Volume 10, 11 August 1873 - 27 December 1876 (File)

Filmed selectively.

Sir George Verdon (Melbourne) to W. White, 11 August 1873 (Item f. 11)

Subscription; R.L.J. Ellery.

R.L.J. Ellery (Melbourne) to W. White, 9 September 1873 (Item f. 16)

Election as Fellow.

R.L.J. Ellery to G. Stokes, 9 September 1873 (Item f. 17)

Election as Fellow.

W.W. Smyth to [unknown], 24 December 1874 (Item f. 182)

Plan of J. Bleasdale (Melbourne) for removing danger of accidents in coal mines.

R.L.J. Ellery (Godalming) to W. White: mail, 10 July 1875 (Item f. 273)
R. von Willemoes-Suhm (Honolulu) to Secretary, 28 July 1875 (Item f. 282)

Papers to be submitted to Royal Society or Linnean Society.

Sir George Verdon (Sydney) to W. White, 3 August 1875 (Item f. 283)

Move to Sydney; Transactions of Royal Society of Victoria.

J. von Haast (Christchurch) to W. White: subscription, 17 September 1875 (Item f. 285)
R. Hall (Admiralty) to Secretary, 15 November 1875 (Item f. 302)

Death of W. von Willemoes-Suhm, scientist on H.M.S. Challenger.

Sir George Verdon (Melbourne) to W. White, 26 January 1876 (Item f. 336)

Royal Society of Victoria; R.L.J. Ellery.

J. von Haast to W. White: subscription, 28 January 1876 (Item f. 338)
J. Gould to Secretary, 1 February 1876 (Item f. 342)

Presents two numbers of Birds of New Guinea.

F. Evans (Admiralty) to T.H. Huxley, 14 February 1876 (Item f. 352)

Publication of reports of H.M.S. Challenger.

J. Hector to W. White, 22 February 1876 (Item f. 357)

Thanks for donation to New Zealand Institute.

R. Hall to Secretary, 14 June 1876 (Item f. 408)

Sends correspondence of C.W. Thomson thanking assistance of officers and crew of H.M.S. Challenger. (16 ff.)

W.B. Clarke (Sydney) to Secretary, 22 July 1876 (Item f. 430-31)

Election as Fellow.

W.B. Clarke to Secretary: subscription, 5 August 1876 (Item f. 437)
W. Law (Treasury) to Secretary, 21 July 1876 (Item f. 441)

Correspondence with British Museum on publication of results of Challenger Expedition. (15 ff.)

W. Law to Secretary, 29 September 1876 (Item f. 452)

Correspondence on disposal of collections of Challenger Expedition. (19 ff.)

W.B. Clarke to Secretary: subscription, 15 November 1876 (Item f. 460)
R. Lingen (Treasury) to President, 22 November 1876 (Item f. 463)

Correspondence on disposal of collections of Challenger Expedition. (20 ff.)

J. Hector (Wellington) to Secretary, 15 December 1876 (Item f. 473)

Thanks for information about magnetic instruments.

J.J. Wild (Edinburgh) to J.D. Hooker, 27 December 1876 (Item f. 479)

Correspondence with Treasury on publication of results of Challenger Expedition.

Volume 11, 8 June 1877 - 30 August 1879 (File)

Filmed selectively.

Sir George Verdon (Melbourne) to W. White, 8 June 1877 (Item f. 71)

Offers Society unusual fossil of bird discovered in Darling Downs.

A. Brownless (Melbourne) to J.D. Hooker, 17 December 1877 (Item f. 135)

Supply of Transactions to Melbourne University.

R. Owen to Council, 26 December 1877 (Item f. 139)

Publication of Fossil mammals of Australia.

J. Evans to T.H. Huxley, 31 December 1877 (Item f. 142)

Suggests grant be made to A. Everatt to carry out palaentological explorations in Borneo.

M. Clarke (Sydney) to Secretary, 18 February 1879 (Item f. 309)

Sends memoir and some publications of W.B. Clarke.

P. Bergsma (Batavia) to Librarian, 23 April 1879 (Item f. 339)

Sends observations made at Batavia Observatory.

M. Clarke to Secretary, 29 June 1878 (Item f. 394)

Death of W.B. Clarke; publication of fourth edition of Sedimentary formations of N.S.W.

W.L. Buller (Wellington) to G. Stokes, 30 August 1879 (Item f. 414)

Election as Fellow.

Volume 12, 27 May 1880 - 29 November 1883 (File)

Filmed selectively.

Sir George Verdon (Melbourne) to W. White: subscription, 27 May 1880 (Item f. 49)
F. McCoy (Melbourne) to President, 22 July 1880 (Item f. 83)

Election as Fellow.

Sir Ferdinand von Mueller (Melbourne) to Secretary, 14 October 1880 (Item f. 99)

Recommends Fellowship for explorer J. Forrest.

T.V. Lister (Foreign Office) to Secretary, 17 January 1881 (Item f. 141)

Sends dispatch from Consul in Manila on earthquakes in Philippines in July 1880. (4 ff.)

T.V. Lister to Secretary, 30 September 1881 (Item f. 198)

Sends depatch from Consul General in Honolulu on larva flow from crater at Maunaloa. (3 ff.)

A. Liversidge (Sydney) to W. White, 4 August 1882 (Item f. 265)

Election as Fellow.

A. Liversidge to G. Stokes, 4 August 1882 (Item f. 266)

Election as Fellow.

G. Stokes to Treasury, 29 November 1882 (Item f. 283)

Government aid for expedition to South Pacific to observe solar eclipse in May 1883. (copy)

G. Stokes to Treasury, 23 December 1882 (Item f. 292)

Seeks grant for expedition to Caroline Islands to observe total eclipse of sun.

R. Lingen (Treasury) to President, 1 January 1883 (Item f. 293)

Grant of £1500 for expedition to Caroline Islands to observe eclipse.

L. Courtney (Treasury) to President, 8 February 1883 (Item f. 303)

Altered arrangements for Pacific expedition.

J. Janssen (Paris) to President, 8 February 1883 (Item f. 304)

Cooperation on expedition to Pacific.

J. von Haast to W. White, 7 September 1883 (Item f. 352)

Honours awarded to von Haast.

C. de Byland to T.H. Huxley, 29 November 1883 (Item f. 374)

Investigations into causes of volcanic eruptions in Sunda Straits.

Volume 13, 23 January 1884 - 1 November 1884 (File)

Filmed selectively.

J.D. Hooker and H.N. Moseley to President, 23 January 1884 (Item f. 8)

Urges survey of islands of Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans; refers to ignorance of natural products of Solomon Islands, Louisiade Archipelago, Marquesas Islands, Pitcairn Island.

H. Lamb (Adelaide) to G. Stokes, 28 July 1884 (Item f. 82)

Election as Fellow.

R. Murray Smith to President, 23 October 1884 (Item f. 102)

Letter from Premier of Victoria supporting claim of E. Davy to be inventor of electric telegraph. (6 ff.)

R.L.J. Ellery (Melbourne) to President, 1 November 1884 (Item f. 104)

Recognition of work of E. Davy.

Volume 14, 14 February 1885 - 5 November 1888 (File)

Filmed selectively.

A. Schuster (Manchester) to G. Stokes, 14 February 1885 (Item f. 21)

Total solar eclipse in New Zeland; suggestions could be sent to N.Z. and Australian astronomers.

Sir William Wharton to Secretary, 16 January 1886 (Item f. 99)

Sends letter from Consul at Samoa on volcanic island recently formed by submarine volcano near Friendly Islands. (4 ff.)

A. Southerland (Melbourne) to Secretary, 26 February 1886 (Item f. 110)

Support of Royal Society of Victoria for some form of union between Royal Society and similar institutions in colonies.

H.C. Russell (Sydney) to Secretary, 7 August 1886 (Item f. 143)

Election as Fellow.

W. Colenso (Napier) to Secretary, 13 August 1886 (Item f. 144)

Election as Fellow; work on Maori-English lexicon.

J. Bramston (Colonial Office) to Secretary, 27 August 1887 (Item f. 254)

Proposal of Victorian Government for Antarctic Expedition; seeks views of Royal Society. (6 ff.)

J. Bramston to Secretary, 13 September 1887 (Item f. 257)

Antarctic proposal.

J. Bramston to Secretary, 24 November 1887 (Item f. 270)

Antarctic expedition.

J. Bramston to Secretary, 13 January 1888 (Item f. 284)

Sends correspondence with Treasury on proposed Antarctic expedition. (5 ff.)

A.C. Haddon (Dublin) to M. Foster, 14 February 1888 (Item f. 297)

Seeks grant for investigation of fauna and structure of coral reefs in Torres Straits.

H. Ponsonby to M. Foster, 5 November 1888 (Item f. 352)

Queen approves of Royal Medal for Sir Ferdinand von Mueller.

Volume 15, 1 January 1889 - 22 June 1892 (File)

Filmed selectively.

Sir Ferdinand von Mueller (Melbourne) to G. Stokes, 1 January 1889 (Item f. 1)

Gratitude for Royal Medal.

E. Ramsay (Sydney) to Secretary, 19 March 1889 (Item f. 28)

Request by Royal Society for loan of skull of thylacopardus.

C. Wilkinson (Sydney) to M. Foster, 11 July 1889 (Item f. 47)

Loan of skull of thylacopardus.

E.R. Lankester to Secretary, 19 September 1889 (Item f. 48)

Damage in transit to skull of thylacopardus.

Under-Secretary Department of Mines (Sydney) to Secretary, 13 November 1889 (Item f. 52)

Requests return of skull.

F. Baines (G.P.O.) to M. Foster, 14 December 1889 (Item f. 54)

Damage to fossil sent from Sydney.

E.R. Lankester to M. Foster, 13 January 1891 (Item f. 127)

Supports proposal of W.A. Haswell for biological station at Sydney University; support of Lord Jersey.

W.A. Haswell (Sydney) to M. Foster, 17 March 1891 (Item f. 156)

Thanks for grant of £50 for biological station at Sydney University.

A.C. Haddon (Dublin) to M. Foster, 8 May 1891 (Item f. 180)

Seeks grant to publish memoir on Torres Straits Islanders.

[A.C. Haddon] to M. Foster, 8 May 1891 (Item f. 181)

Importance of recovering customs and manufactures of dying races; suggests large illustrated volume.

G. Whipple to Secretary, 1 May 1892 (Item f. 270)

Requests by R.L.J. Ellery for loan of pendulums for series of pendulum observations across Australia.

W. Austen to Secretary, 10 June 1892 (Item f. 284)

Urges grant for W. Doherty to assist him to collect land molluscs in South East Asia.

J. Bonwick to Secretary, 22 June 1892 (Item f. 289)

Requests permission to copy meteorological observations of Lieutenant. W. Dawes and barometrical observations of Sir Thomas Brisbane.

Volume 16, 23 April 1893 - 20 June 1896 (File)

Filmed selectively.

Sir Ferdinand von Mueller (Melbourne) to Lord Kelvin, 23 April 1893 (Item f. 31)

Urges Royal Society to honour Professor. Knoblauch; Kelvin's peerage.

E.C. Stirling (Adelaide) to Secretary, 8 July 1893 (Item f. 54)

Election as Fellow.

J. Trist to Secretary, 4 April 1894 (Item f. 106)

Research on rise of wool trade in Australia; suggests book be compiled on lives of Fellows of Royal Society.

C. Harkham to Secretary, 3 December 1894 (Item f. 165)

Support of Royal Geographical Society for Antarctic expedition.

P. Sclater to M. Foster, 17 October 1895 (Item f. 252)

Urges Royal Society to consider benefits of Antarctic expedition.

P. Sclater to M. Foster, 25 November 1893 (Item f. 263)

Proposed Antarctic expedition.

W.W. Watts to Sir John Evans, 13 March 1896 (Item f. 297)

Expenses of Funafuti expedition.

N. Ferrers to Lord Rayleigh, 9 June 1896 (Item f. 320)

Sends letter from A. McAulay (Hobart) seeking assistance for publication of book on Octonians.

N. Ferrers to M. Foster, 20 June 1896 (Item f. 323)

Publication of book by A. McAulay.

Volume 17, 15 April 1897 - 14 September 1899 (File)

Filmed selectively.

C. Wragge (Brisbane) to President, 15 April 1897 (Item f. 25)

Urges Society to interview Sir Edward Braddon about maintenance of Tasmanian Meteorological Service and Mt. Wellington Observatory.

S. Sinclair (Sydney) to M. Foster, 17 May 1897 (Item f. 35)

Sends correspondence on publication by Australian Museum on pamphlet on Funafuti. (19ff.)

P. Sclater to M. Foster, 11 October 1897 (Item f. 62)

Urges reconsideration of Antarctic expedition.

A.C. Haddon (Dublin) to secretary, 7 December 1897 (Item f. 82)

Seeks grant for expedition to study anthropology of Torres Strait Islands and coasts of New Guinea and Borneo.

P. Sclater to M. Foster, 14 December 1897 (Item f. 88)

Deputation on Antarctic expedition.

E.R. Lankester to Secretary, 14 December 1897 (Item f. 89)

Recommends grant to A.R. Willey publish results of zoological expedition to Western Pacific and New Guinea.

A.C. Haddon to Secretary, 17 December 1897 (Item f. 91)

Names of Cambridge committee.

E.R. Lankester to M. Foster, 16 January 1898 (Item f. 111)

Publication of results of expedition of A.R. Willey in Western Pacific.

J.S. Gardiner to Secretary, 18 January 1898 (Item f. 112)

Seeks grant for publication of drawings of animals collected at Funafuti, Rotuna and Fiji.

E.R. Lankester to Secretary, 7 February 1898 (Item f. 119)

Grant for A. Willey.

H.B. Cox (Colonial Office) to Secretary, 11 March 1898 (Item f. 128)

Assistance of B.G. Corney of Fiji to Funafuti Expedition.

E.R. Lankester to M. Foster, [1898]-03-20 (Item f. 131)

Publication of results of A. Willey's expedition to Western Pacific.

S. Smith (Sydney) to M. Foster, 15 April 1898 (Item f. 136)

Funafuti Expedition.

V. Kirkpatrick (Sydney) to M. Foster, 19 April 1898 (Item f. 139)

Funafuti Expedition.

D. Sharp (Cambridge) to Secretary, 10 June 1898 (Item f. 158)

Fauna of Hawaii.

Sir Clements Markham to M. Foster, 2 July 1898 (Item f. 169)

Reply of Lord Salisbury about Antarctic expedition.

E. MacGregor (Admiralty) to Secretary, 14 December 1898 (Item f. 198)

Assistance of H.M.S. Porpoise to Funafuti Expedition.

R. Antrobus (Colonial Office) to Secretary, 24 August 1899 (Item f. 280)

Sends papers on assistance of Straits Settlements Government to research on beri-beri disease. (2 ff.)

M. Treub (Java) to Lord Lister, 14 September 1899 (Item f. 285)

Election as Foreign Member.

Subseries. Correspondence, 20 January 1903 - 7 December 1903

Filmed selectively.

E.R. Lankester to Sir Michael Foster, 18 February 1903 (File 0315)

Acceptance by British Museum of Funafuti collections.

H.B. Cox (Colonial Office) to Secretary, 7 December 1903 (File 0333)

Sends letter from Queensland Government on alleged cure for sleeping sickness. (4 ff.)

G.B. Howes to R. Harrison, 20 January 1903 (File 0397)

Sends paper by J.P. Hill (Sydney) on Ornithorhynchus.

Subseries. Correspondence, 4 January 1904 - 20 December 1904

Filmed selectively.

E. MacGregor (Admiralty) to President, 5 February 1904 (File 04004)

Sends order to Lieutenant Colbech at Lyttelton concerning relief of Antarctic expedition.

Admiralty to President, 10 June 1904 (File 04007)

Departure of Discovery and Morning from Lyttleton.

C. Longhurst to R. Harrison, 19 July 1904 (File 04012)

Sends letter from Captain. R.F. Scott (Lyttelton) on return of Antarctic Expedition to England.

C. Longhurst to Sir William Huggins, 20 July 1904 (File 04013)

Suggestion of Captain. R.F. Scott letter of thanks for support be sent to Lyttelton Harbour Board.

A.S. Nandero (Australian Commercial Agency) to Secretary, 20 December 1904 (File 04026)

Offers for sale collection of photographs of Western Pacific and native weapons.

T. Bonney to Secretary, 1 December 1904 (File 04074)

Sends letter from F. Chapman (Melbourne) on Funafuti report.

C. Chree to Secretary, 28 October 1904 (File 04192)

Search at Kew Observatory for Melbourne observations of G. Neumayer.

C. Chree to Secretary, 31 October 1904 (File 04193)

Unable to locate Neumayer observations.

C. Chree to Secretary, 1 November 1904 (File 04194)

Letter from R.H. Scott on Neumayer observations.

R. Etheridge (Sydney) to Secretary, 17 October 1904 (File 04263)

Complains about reference to Australian Museum in report of Coral Reef Committee.

W.A. Haswell (Sydney) to Secretary: subscription, 29 October 1904 (File 04401)
G.D. Liveing (Cambridge) to R. Harrison, 10 July 1904 (File 04566)

Recommends award of Royal Medal to A. Liversidge. (Sydney)

F. Graham (Lyttelton) to Sir William Huggins, 10 September 1904 (File 04581)

Acknowledges letter of thanks to Lyttelton Harbour Board.

D.O. Masson (Melbourne) to R. Harrison, 26 July 1904 (File 04603)

Subscription; publications.

D.O. Masson to J. Larmor, 16 August 1904 (File 04604)

Paper on wetting of cotton; criticizes remarks by referees.

E. Mossman (Morton, N.Z.) to Secretary, 15 April 1904 (File 04625)

Seeks information about harvesting of seaweed of Sargasso Sea.

J.B. Nash (Sydney) to Secretary, 4 January 1904 (File 04643)

Alleged connection of Professor. T. Stuart of Sydney University with Helidon Spa Water Company.

Subseries. Correspondence, 24 December 1904 - 4 December 1905

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E. Mossman (Melbourne) to President, 24 December 1904 (File 05216)

Harvesting of seaweed of Sargasso Sea.

G. Neumayer to R. Harrison, 25 April 1905 (File 05238)

Thanks for papers; search for his 1858-1864 Melbourne observations.

H.E. Barff (Sydney) to A. Liversidge, 7 June 1905 (File 05416)

Details of Proceedings and Transactions of Royal Society required by Sydney University Library.

W. Turner (Edinburgh) to R. Harrison, 4 December 1905 (File 05450)

Memoir on development of Ornithorhynchus by J.T. Wilson and J.P. Hill (Sydney)

Subseries. Correspondence, 8 February 1906 - 9 November 1906

Filmed selectively.

H. Lane to R. Harrison, 17 July 1906 (File 06355)

Recommends Fellowship for W.H. Bragg (Adelaide)

H. Lane to R. Harrison, 9 November 1906 (File 06356)

Support of E. Rutherford for Fellowship for W.H. Bragg.

A. Liversidge (Sydney) to Secretary, 10 April 1906 (File 06390)

Requests copies of Transactions and Proceedings.

E.F.J. Love (Melbourne) to J. Larmor, 30 July 1906 (File 06420)

Publications required by Melbourne University Library.

G. Neumayer to R. Harrison, 8 February 1906 (File 06449)

Search for Melbourne observation.

E. Swainson to Secretary, 18 September 1906 (File 06598)

Inquires about publications of New Zealand naturalist, W. Swainson.

Subseries. Correspondence, 19 February 1907 - 30 October 1907

Filmed selectively.

W.H. Bragg (Adelaide) to Secretary, 6 June 1907 (File 07001)

Election as Fellow.

E.H. Bromby (Melbourne) to J. Larmer, 19 February 1907 (File 07244)

Supply of Transactions to Melbourne University Library.

E.A. Mann (Perth) to Secretary, 5 June 1907 (File 07316)

Publication of papers on Western Australian poison plants.

E.F. Pittman (Sydney) to Secretary, 30 October 1907 (File 07448)

Requests publications for N.S.W. Geological Survey.

Subseries. Correspondence, 14 February 1908 - 19 November 1908

Filmed selectively.

S. Sinclair (Sydney) to Secretary, 3 November 1908 (File 08022)

Interest of Australian Museum in subject indices.

R.M. Collins to Secretary, 21 October 1908 (File 08110)

Proposal of W.M. Strong for expedition to Papua to investigate tropical diseases.

W.G. Duffield (Manchester) to Secretary, 25 October 1908 (File 08128)

Distribution of papers; impending departure for Australia.

Bishop G. Frodsham and C.J. Martin to Secretary, 4 August 1908 (File 08262)

Selection of Director of Australian Institute of Tropical Medicine at Townsville.

G. Neumayer to R. Harrison, 7 November 1908 (File 08318)

Requests further search for 1858-1864 Melbourne observations.

G. Neumayer to R. Harrison, 19 November 1908 (File 08319)

Search for Melbourne observations.

Emily Russell to R. Harrison, 26 May 1908 (File 08405)

Offers publications on astronomy and meteorology by H.C. Russell.

C. Adams (Wiellington) to Secretary, 14 February 1908 (File 08452)

Publications on tide tables.

R. Trail to Secretary, 23 September 1908 (File 08467)

Possible supply of sledge dogs for Antarctic expedition by A. Traill of Stewarts Island, N.Z.

Subseries. Correspondence, 25 January 1909 - 1 July 1909

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R. Griffiths (Melbourne) to Secretary, 25 January 1909 (File 09059)

Seeks copy of report of 1901-1904 National Antarctic Expedition.

J.M. Bell (Wellington) to Secretary, 11 March 1909 (File 09207)

Supply of publications to New Zealand Geological Survey.

J. Wilson (Sydney) to R. Harrison, 1 July 1909 (File 09213)

Receipt of publications.

Subseries. Correspondence, 3 June 1910 - 14 November 1910

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D.O. Masson to R. Harrison, 14 November 1910 (File 010162)

Plans to attend meeting.

C.G. Thorp (Perth) to Secretary, 3 June 1910 (File 010250)

Source of Australian obsidianites; requests report on Krakatoa eruption.

C.G. Thorp to Secretary, 12 June 1910 (File 010251)

Seeks reports of movement of upper atmosphere.

Subseries. Correspondence, 25 April 1912 - September 1912

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L. Cockayne (Christchurch) to A.B. Kempe, 25 April 1912 (File 012067)

Election as Fellow.

L. Cockayne to Secretary, 25 April 1912 (File 012068)

Election as Fellow.

L. Cockayne to R. Harrison: subscription, May 1912 - September 1912 (File 012069-71)
T.R. Lyle (Melbourne) to Secretary, 18 June 1912 (File 012233)

Election as Fellow

Subseries. Correspondence, 6 December 1912 - 19 October 1913

Filmed selectively.

E.H. Babbage (Sydney) to Secretary, 16 December 1912 (File 013009)

Cost of constructing analytical machine of C. Babbage.

E.H. Babbage to Secretary, 12 July 1913 (File 013010)

C. Babbage; use of machine as multiplying machine.

W.H. Bragg (Leeds) to Secretary, 3 June 1913 (File 013024)

Paper by T.R. Lyle.

W.H. Bragg to R. Harrison, [1913]-06-04 (File 013025)

Paper on x-ray crystal effects

J.K. Davis to Secretary, 4 June 1913 (File 013059)

Grant to Australasian Antarctic Expedition of D. Mawson.

A.C. Haddon (Cambridge) to Secretary, 19 October 1913 (File 013119)

Publication of report of anthropological expedition to Torres Strait.

T.H. Laby (Wellington) to Secretary, 6 December 1912 (File 013171)

Research on nature of x-rays.

Subseries. Correspondence, 8 January 1914 - 16 December 1914

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B.G. Corney to Secretary, 8 January 1914 (File 014047)

Offers photograph of observation mark of Captain. J. Cook at Tahiti.

R. Gregory (Cambridge) to Secretary, 20 April 1914 (File 014098)

Paper to British Association in Australia on genetics of tetraploid plants.

W. Herdman (Liverpool) to R. Harrison, 16 December 1914 (File 014124)

Requests copy of his Ceylon report be presented to Queensland Museum.

J.T. Wilson to Secretary, 28 January 1914 (File 014277)

Departure for Australia; subscription.

J.T. Wilson to Secretary: subscription, 11 February 1914 (File 014278)
Subseries. Correspondence, 25 January 1915

Filmed selectively.

Sir Ernest Rutherford (Manchester) to Secretary, 25 January 1915 (File 015176)

Recommends Fellowship for J.A. Pollock (Sydney); holiday in Australia and New Zealand.

Subseries. Correspondence, 5 November 1916

Filmed selectively.

Sir Douglas Mawson (Liverpool) to Secretary, 5 November 1916 (File 016118)

Thanks for grant for reduction of magnetic curves of 1911-1914 Australasian Antarctic Expedition.

Subseries. Correspondence, 16 February 1917 - 24 August 1917

Filmed selectively.

L. Cockayne (Wellington) to R. Harrison, 24 August 1917 (File 017055)

Subscription; change of address.

H.L. Kesteven (Gingin, Qld.) to Secretary, 16 February 1917 (File 017154)

Seeks grant for research on anatomy and physiology.

Sir Douglas Mawson (Liverpool) to Secretary, [1917-03] (File 017183)

Grant to Australasian Antarctic Expedition.

Subseries. Correspondence, 16 April 1919 - 11 July 1919

Filmed selectively.

C. Chree to R. Harrison, 11 July 1919 (File 019031)

Distribution of New Zealand Magnetic Survey.

Sir Frank Dyson to Secretary, 7 June 1919 (File 019052)

Request by J.E. de Vos von Steenwyck for access to 1822-1826 Parramatta observations.

Sir Frank Dyson to Secretary, 2 July 1919 (File 019053)

Reduction of Parramatta observations.

L.C. Kaplyn to Secretary, 28 June 1919 (File 019116)

Reduction of Parramatta observations.

M. Mitchell (Brisbane) to President, 16 April 1919 (File 019133)

Treatise on hookworm disease.

P. Pankhurst to Secretary, 11 July 1919 (File 019142)

Inquires about connection of J. Oxley with Royal Society.

Subseries. Correspondence, 7 March 1921

Filmed selectively.

L. Cockayne (Otago) to Stahf, 7 March 1921 (File 021152)

Recommends Fellowship for T.F. Cheeseman.

Subseries. Correspondence, 3 March 1923 - 31 July 1923

Filmed selectively.

F.W. Christian (Wellington) to Secretary, 11 June 1923 (File 023025)

Suggests island groups in Pacific which could be visited by St. George.

F. Field (Auckland) to Secretary, 21 May 1923 (File 023039)

Research on solar rotation.

H.H. Godwin-Austen (Godalming) to Tourle, 3 March 1923 (File 023058)

Offers collection of sketches of India; sends letter from C. Hedley (Sydney) on research on marine shells in Australia.

Subseries. Correspondence, 26 May 1924 - 20 June 1924

Filmed selectively.

A.C. Haddon (Cambridge) to W. Hardy, 20 June 1924 (File 024035)

Expedition to Sumatra by T.T. Barnard; his work in New Hebrides.

J.C. Moulton (Sarawak) to W. Hardy, 26 May 1924 (File 024072)

Staffing of Sarawak Museum.

Subseries. Correspondence, 2 August 1925 - 14 December 1925

Filmed selectively.

F. Booty (Fitzroy Crossing, W.A.) to Secretary, 2 August 1925 (File 025014)

Origin of use of fire. (2 pp.)

Secretary to F. Booty, 25 October 1925 (File)

Explanation accords with view of British ethnologists.

Secretary to A.C. Haddon, 19 October 1925 (File 025047)

Sends note by F. Booty.

A.C. Hadden to Secretary, 20 October 1925 (File)

Nothing new in explanation.

A. Fowler. Draft report of Joint Permanent Eclipse Committee, 14 December 1925 (File 025061)

Referring to expedition to Sumatra.

Series IV. Letterbooks, April 1839 - November 1930

As the letters were almost entirely written by the Secretaries and Assistant Secretaries of the Royal Society, only the recipients are listed below.

Letterbook, 20 April 1839 - 16 July 1839 (File (MS 425))

Filmed selectively.

G. Peacock, 20 April 1839 (Item f. 593)

Treasury assistance for purchase of magnetic instruments for Antarctic Expedition.

Sir Richard Jenkins, 30 April 1839 (Item f. 596)

Antarctic Expedition; establishment of fixed laboratories.

Lord Minto, 16 July 1839 (Item f. 603)

Supply of instruments for Antarctic Expedition.

Letterbook, 2 May 1844 - 7 November 1865 (File (MS 426))

Filmed selectively.

East India Company, 2 May 1844 (Item f. 51)

Correspondence on magnetic observations at Singapore.

British Museum, 12 October 1844 (Item f. 54)

Sends zoological specimens from Borneo.

Lord Auckland, 20 May 1847 (Item f. 89-90)

Memorial of Lieutenant. J.H. Kay of Hobart Observatory seeking rank of Commander in Royal Navy.

H.G. Ward, 9 March 1848 (Item f. 96)

Preservation of manuscript Parramatta observaitions.

J.C. Melvill, 30 November 1850 (Item f. 112)

Publication of magnetic survey by C. Elliot of Eastern Archipelago.

J.C. Melvill, 28 June 1851 (Item f. 114)

Publication of magnetic survey of Eastern Archipelago.

T.F. Elliot, 27 April 1859 (Item f. 150)

Proposal of Sir William Denison for survey on zoology, botany and geology of Empire.

T.F. Elliot, 20 May 1859 (Item f. 150-51)

Views of Royal Society on Denison proposals.

T.F. Elliot, 20 October 1862 (Item f. 184-85)

Erection of telescope at Melbourne.

Duke of Newcastle, 23 December 1862 (Item f. 188)

Sends report on Melbourne telescope.

Duke of Newcastle, 1 October 1863 (Item f. 195)

Sends correspondence on Melbourne telescope.

Sir Frederic Rogers, 10 October 1863 (Item f. 196)

Sends correspondence on Melbourne telescope.

W. Wilson (Melbourne), 23 September 1863 (Item f. 198-99)

Sends correspondence on Melbourne telescope.

W. Lassell, 21 November 1863 (Item f. 200)

Lassell's offer to provide telescope for Melbourne.

W. Lassell: Melbourne telescope., 5 July 1864 (Item f. 212-f. 213)

Shares entry in letterbook with: W. Wilson (26/08/1864): Suitability of telescopes of W. Lassell and Grubb.

T.F. Elliot, 26 September 1864 (Item f. 215-16)

Telescopes of W. Lassell and T. Grubb.

R.L.J. Ellery (Melbourne), 15 January 1865 (Item f. 223)

Supply of Philosophical Transactions for Melbourne Observatory.

T. Robinson, 24 October 1865 (Item f. 233)

Contract for construction of Melbourne telescope.

Sir Frederic Rogers, 7 November 1865 (Item f. 235)

Report on progress of Melbourne telescope.

Letterbook, 19 January 1881 - 19 January 1885 (File (MS 427))

Filmed selectively.

T.V. Lister, 19 January 1881 (Item f. 16)

Acknowledges notes of Consul Pauli on Manila earthquake in July 1880.

C. Todd (Adelaide), 24 November 1881 (Item f. 29)

Transit of Venus in 1882.

J. Janssen (Paris), 17 February 1883 (Item f. 51)

Offer of assistance to eclipse expedition to Caroline Islands.

F. Clarke (Paris), 11 February 1884 (Item f. 64)

Committee formed to collect information on volcanic eruption in Sunda Straits.

R. Murray Smith, 1 November 1884 (Item f. 76)

Claims of E. Davy for recognition for services to telegraphic science.

R.L.J. Ellery (Melbourne), 19 January 1885 (Item f. 78)

Services of E. Davy.

Subseries. New Letterbook, 21 May 1886 - 14 November 1930
Volume 1, 21 May 1886 - 8 September 1887 (File)

Filmed selectively.

A. Sutherland (Melbourne), 21 May 1886 (Item f. 103)

Need to develop close ties between scientists in Britain and colonies.

H.C. Russell (Sydney) and W. Colenso (Hapier), 6 July 1886 (Item f. 133)

Election as Fellow.

H.C. Russell, 20 September 1886 (Item f. 151)

Election as Fellow.

Geographical Society of Australasia (Brisbane), 1 February 1887 (Item f. 277)

Declines exchange of publications.

H.C. Russell, 21 July 1887 (Item f. 398)

Search for Parramatta meteorological records.

Librarian, Sydney University, 29 July 1887 (Item f. 410)

Supply of Philosophical Transactions.

J. Bramston, 8 September 1887 (Item ff. 412-13)

Proposal of Victorian Government for Antarctic expedition.

Volume 2, 30 November 1887 - 19 January 1889 (File)

Filmed selectively.

Sir Henry Holland, 30 November 1887 (Item f. 1-10)

Scientific work that might be undertaken on Antarctic expedition.

A. Liversidge (Sydney), 13 December 1887 (Item f. 31)

Transactions of Royal Society Of N.S.W.

F. McCoy (Melbourne) and H.C. Russell, 4 October 1888 (Item f. 332)

Personal details required for register.

Sir Henry Ponsoby, 1 November 1888 (Item f. 378)

Recommendation of award of Royal Medal to Sir Ferdinand von Mueller.

Sir Graham Berry, 9 November 1888 (Item ff. 394-95)

Award of Royal Medal to Sir Ferdinand von Mueller.

E. Ramsay (Sydney), 19 January 1889 (Item ff. 474-76)

Requests loan of skull of extinct marsupial found at Wellington, N.S.W.

Volume 3, 21 May 1889 - 23 September 1889 (File)

Filmed selectively.

C. Wilkinson (Sydney), 21 May 1889 (Item ff. 192-93)

Requests loan of skull of thylacopardus.

E. Ramsay (Sydney), 21 May 1889 (Item f. 194)

Offer of casts and photograph of thylacopardus.

E. Ramsay, 7 June 1889 (Item f. 227)

Monograph on horny sponges of Australia.

R. Etheridge (Sydney), 17 June 1889 (Item f. 243)

Nomination of N.S.W. scientist for Fellowship.

A. Liversidge (Sydney), 17 June 1889 (Item f. 245)

Nomination of N.S.W. scientist for Fellowship.

J. Bonwick, 19 July 1889 (Item f. 294)

Permission to make extracts from journals of Royal Society referring to N.S.W.

E.R. Lankester, 7 September 1889 (Item f. 326)

Arrival of thylacopardus fossil.

N.S.W. Department of Mines, 12 September 1889 (Item f. 328)

Damage to fossil.

S. Sinclair (Sydney), 23 September 1889 (Item ff. 347-49)

Despatch of 50 copies of monograph by R. von Lendenfeld.

Volume 4, 31 January 1890 - 22 February 1890 (File)

Filmed selectively.

Australian Museum (Sydney), 31 January 1890 (Item ff. 22-23)

Return of skull of thylacopardus.

N.S.W. Department of Mines, 31 January 1890 (Item ff. 24-25)

Return of skull of thylacopardus.

Australian Museum, 10 February 1890 (Item f. 39)

Distribution of monograph by R. von Lendenfeld.

A. Morton (Hobart), 22 February 1890 (Item ff. 57-58)

Fellowships of Royal Society of Tasmania.

Volume 5, 12 May 1891 - 30 June 1891 (File)

Filmed selectively.

W. Haswell (Sydney), 12 May 1891 (Item f. 121)

Grant for Biological Station at Sydney University.

A.C. Haddon, 30 June 1891 (Item f. 191)

Grant for publication of ethnological researches in Torres Strait.

Volume 6, 14 March 1892 - 29 October 1892 (File)

Filmed selectively.

A. Liversidge (Sydney), 14 March 1892 (Item f. 58)

Despatch of Proceedings.

Netherlands Minister, 31 March 1892 (Item f. 93)

Loan of manuscript on Dutch East Indies tides.

G. Whipple, 25 May 1892 (Item f. 210)

Loan of pendulum apparatus to Victorian Astronomer.

W. Godwin-Austen, 6 July 1892 (Item f. 321)

Grant to W. Doherty for collection of land mollusca in Halay Archipelago.

J.P. van der Stok (Batavia), 13 July 1892 (Item f. 336)

Loan of manuscript on Dutch East Indies tides.

Netherlands Minister, 30 August 1892 (Item f. 378)

Acknowledges return of manuscript.

J. Fletcher (Sydney), 29 October 1892 (Item f. 463)

Subscription for copy of Macleay Memorial.

Volume 8, 31 October 1893 - 28 November 1893 (File)

Filmed selectively.

E.C. Stirling (Adelaide), 31 October 1893 (Item f. 189)

Election as Fellow.

Victorian Agent-General, 28 November 1893 (Item f. 273)

Supply of Proceedings to Public Library of Victoria.

Volume 9, 9 July 1894 - 31 July 1894 (File)

Filmed selectively.

N.S.W. Agent-General, 9 July 1894 (Item f. 380)

Declines offer of Wealth and progress of N.S.W..

Librarian Melbourne University, 31 July 1894 (Item f. 481)

Index to Philosophical Transactions.

Australian Museum (Sydney), 31 July 1894 (Item f. 493)

Supply of Proceedings.

Volume 10, 5 September 1894 - 3 January 1895 (File)

Filmed selectively.

T. Hocken (Dunedin), 5 September 1894 (Item f. 16)

Details about C. Terry.

C. Harkham, 2 November 1894 (Item ff. 125-26)

Opposition of Royal Society to proposed Antarctic expedition.

R. Threlfall (Sydney), 3 January 1895 (Item ff. 293)

Criticism by referees of length and style of paper.

Volume 12, 31 January 1896 - 6 May 1896 (File)

Filmed selectively.

N.S.W. Minister for Works, 31 January 1896 (Item ff. 176-77)

Loan of machinery for experiments on structure of coral reefs.

N.S.W. Minister for Mines, 31 January 1896 (Item ff. 178)

Loan of machinery.

Sir Saul Samuel, 5 March 1896 (Item ff. 294-95)

Conveyance of diamonds to Sydney for use of Funafuti Expedition.

Tasmanian Agent-General, 20 April 1896 (Item f. 408)

Tasmanian delegate to International Conference on Scientific Literature.

Sir Saul Samuel, 6 May 1896 (Item ff. 442-43)

Recommends appointment of A. Liversidge as N.S.W. delegate to International Conference on Scientific Literature.

Volume 13, 8 July 1896 - 30 November 1896 (File)

Filmed selectively.

A. Liversidge, 8 July 1896 (Item f. 133)

Meeting of delegates to Conference.

A. Liversidge, 10 November 1896 (Item f. 427)

Meeting of International Catalogue Committee.

Commander-in-Chief, Australian station, 30 November 1896 (Item f. 476)

Thanks for assistance to Funafuti Expedition.

Admiralty, 30 November 1896 (Item ff. 477-78)

A sistance of Captain Field of H.M.S. Penguin to Funafuti Expedition.

Volume 14, 6 March 1897 - 25 March 1897 (File)

Filmed selectively.

A. Liversidge, 6 March 1897 (Item f. 231)

Completion of boring of coral reef.

Admiralty, 9 March 1897 (Item ff. 239-40)

Requests vessel for further expedition to Funafuti.

Australian Museum, 11 March 1897 (Item ff. 253-55)

Complaint about publication of pamphlet on Funafuti by C. Healey.

Admiralty, 24 March 1897 (Item f. 295)

Acknowledges reply to request for ship.

A. Liversidge, 25 March 1897 (Item f. 303)

Sends letter from Admiralty.

Volume 15, 26 June 1897 - 8 January 1898 (File)

Filmed selectively.

T.W.E. David (Sydney), 26 June 1897 (Item ff. 57-58)

Contribution of £150 to Funafuti Expedition.

C.L. Wragge (Brisbane), 7 July 1897 (Item f. 91)

Tasmanian Observatory.

Australian Museum, 9 July 1897 (Item ff. 102-3)

Publication of Funafuti Memoir by C. Hedley.

Australian Museum, 30 July 1897 (Item f. 174)

Publication of Funafuti Memoir.

Australian Museum, 29 October 1897 (Item f. 311)

Publication of Funafuti Memoir.

T.G. Bonney, 4 November 1897 (Item f. 338)

Correspondence from Royal Geographical Society of Australasia on Funafuti Expedition.

W. Haswell (Sydney), 1 December 1897 (Item f. 415)

Election as Fellow.

London Missionary Society, 3 December 1897 (Item ff. 442-43)

Assistance of Captain E.C. Hore of John Williams to Funafuti Expedition.

J.W. Judd, 18 December 1897 (Item f. 461)

Sends papers from T.W.E. David.

T.W.E. David, 8 January 1898 (Item f. 491)

Grant of £100 For Funafuti Expedition.

Volume 16, 21 January 1898 - 27 June 1898 (File)

Filmed selectively.

E.R. Lankester, 21 January 1898 (Item f. 24)

Seeks advice on applications for grants by J.S. Gardiner and A. Willey.

G. Neumayer, 27 January 1898 (Item f. 44)

Meeting to discuss Antarctic Expedition.

Admiralty, 2 February 1898 (Item ff. 60-61)

seeks help of Australian Station for third expedition to Funafuti by T.W.E. David.

C.L. Wragge, 16 February 1898 (Item f. 92)

Meteorological observations at Hobart.

A.C. Haddon, 18 February 1898 (Item f. 96)

Grant of £50 for Torres strait Expedition.

J. Chamberlain, 8 March 1898 (Item ff. 150-51)

Thanks to B.G. Corney of Suva for help to Funafuti Expedition.

G.H. Reid, 8 March 1898 (Item ff. 152-53)

Thanks to N.S.W. Government for help to Funafuti Expedition.

E.R. Lankester, 18 March 1898 (Item f. 171)

Publication of papers by A. Willey on expedition to Western Pacific.

Sir Clements Markham, 21 March 1898 (Item f. 190)

Formation of committee to consider expedition to Antarctic Ocean.

Admiralty, 2 April 1898 (Item f. 230)

Assistance of H.M.S. Porpoise to Funafuti Expedition.

J. Chamberlain, 6 April 1898 (Item f. 246-50)

Proposes international convention to discuss International Catalogue of Scientific Literature.

Royal Society of N.S.W., 25 April 1898 (Item f. 284)

International Catalogue of Scientific Literature.

D. Sharp, 27 June 1898 (Item f. 491)

Grant of £250 to Sandwich Islands Committee.

Volume 17, 28 July 1898 - 9 December 1898 (File)

Filmed selectively.

A. Liversidge, 28 July 1898 (Item f. 109)

International Catalogue of Scientific Literature.

W.P. Reeves, 8 October 1898 (Item f. 199)

New Zealand representation at conference on International Catalogue of Scientific Literature.

D. Sharp, 8 November 1898 (Item ff. f. 311)

Publication of Sandwich Islands Committee.

Admiral H. Pearson, 9 December 1898 (Item ff. 451-53)

Thanks for assistance to Funafuti Expedition.

Volume 19, June 1899 - 4 January 1900 (File)

Filmed selectively.

Lord Salisbury, [1899-06] (Item ff. 21-24)

Seeks Government grant of £60,000 for Antarctic expedition; lists ol r expeditions by governments, 1773-1880.

Sir Clements Markham, 28 July 1899 (Item ff. 151-53)

Antarctic Expedition; relations between Royal Society and Royal Geographical Society.

Colonial Office, 29 August 1899 (Item f. 215)

Opportunities for pathological research in straits Settlements.

F. McCoy, 27 September 1899 (Item f. 244)

Death of Sir Frederick McCoy.

A. Stuart, 4 November 1899 (Item f. 335)

Publication of report on Funafuti Expedition.

S. Sinclair, 4 January 1900 (Item f. 478)

Medal struck in honour of Captain. J. Cook in 1784.

Volume 20, 19 June 1900 (File)

Filmed selectively.

A.C. Haddon, 19 June 1900 (Item f. 428)

Grant of £330 for book on Torres Strait.

Volume 21, 23 July 1900 - 7 February 1901 (File)

Filmed selectively.

T.W.E. David, 23 July 1900 (Item f. 36)

Grant of £116 for publication of Funafuti monograph.

T.W.E. David: subscription, 25 September 1900 (Item f. 122)
A. Stuart, 23 November 1900 (Item f. 301)

Assistance of N.S.W. Government to Funafuti Expedition.

Admiralty, 9 January 1901 (Item ff. 432-33)

Expedition to Sumatra to observe solar eclipse.

Foreign Office, 9 January 1901 (Item ff. 434-35)

Eclipse expedition to Sumatra.

Admiralty, 24 January 1901 (Item f. 474)

Eclipse expedition to Sumatra.

Foreign Office, 7 February 1901 (Item ff. 510-11)

Eclipse expedition to Sumatra.

Admiralty, 7 February 1901 (Item ff. 512-13)

Eclipse expedition to Sumatra.

Volume 22, 27 February 1901 - 19 July 1901 (File)

Filmed selectively.

Sir Martin Gosselin, 27 February 1901 (Item f. 54)

Letter from Netherlands Government on sumatran expedition.

Admiralty, 12 March 1901 (Item ff. 92-93)

Eclipse expedition to Sumatra.

J.W. Gregory (Melbourne), 4 April 1901 (Item f. 174)

Instructions for Antarctic Expedition. (faint)

Admiralty, 2 May 1901 (Item f. 219)

Eclipse expedition to Sumatra.

Librarian Melbourne University, 3 June 1901 (Item f. 330)

Supply of Philosophical Transactions.

Admiralty, 19 July 1901 (Item f. 462)

Solar eclipse expedition to Sumatra.

Volume 23, 11 December 1901 - 4 February 1902 (File)

Filmed selectively.

Admiralty, 11 December 1901 (Item f. 351)

Thanks to Netherlands Government for assistance to H. Kewall at Sumatra.

Admiralty, 16 December 1901 (Item f. 358)

H.M.S. Ringarooma to meet Discovery at Lyttelton.

Sir Clements Markham, 4 February 1902 (Item f. 486)

Magnetic observations at Christchurch.

Volume 24, 23 February 1902 (File)

Filmed selectively.

Sir Clements Markham, 28 February 1902 (Item f. 56)

Arrangements made in New Zealand for magnetic observations on Antarctic Expedition.

Volume 25, 20 October 1902 - 8 January 1903 (File)

Filmed selectively.

Sir Clements Markham, 20 October 1902 (Item f. 206)

Contribution of £500 for fund for relief ship for Antarctic Expedition.

C.J. Martin (Melbourne), 8 January 1903 (Item f. 510)

Request for publications.

Volume 26, 13 January 1903 - 11 June 1903 (File)

Filmed selectively.

Admiralty, 13 January 1903 (Item f. 1)

Letter from Australian station about Antarctic relief ship Morning.

H.B. Lefroy, 19 January 1903 (Item f. 31)

Western Australian contribution to International Astrographic Chart.

Colonial Office, 5 February 1903 (Item f. 116)

Reduction of staff of Perth Observatory.

T.G. Bonney, 23 March 1903 (Item f. 259)

Publication of Funafuti report.

A.J. Balfour, 19 May 1903 (Item ff. 422-27)

Present position of Antarctic Expedition.

A.J. Balfour, 11 June 1903 (Item ff. 505-8)

Relief ship for Antarctic Expedition.

Volume 27, 13 July 1903 - 8 December 1903 (File)

Filmed selectively.

H.B. Lefroy, 13 July 1903 (Item f. 85)

Astrographic work of Perth Observatory.

Admiralty, 13 July 1903 (Item f. 86)

Return of Discovery via South Pacific.

Captain R.F. Scott, October 1903 (Item ff. 287-88)

Relief ships for Antarctic Expedition; orders to proceed to Lyttelton.

Admiralty, 8 December 1903 (Item f. 488)

Departure of Antarctic relief ships.

Volume 28, 26 January 1904 (File)

Filmed selectively.

Captain R.F. Scott, 26 January 1904 (Item ff. 108-9)

Financial arrangements; collections and records; magnetic instruments to be tested at Christchurch Observatory.

Volume 29, 19 July 1904 - 9 January 1905 (File)

Filmed selectively.

Sinclair (Sydney), 19 July 1904 (Item f. 95)

Supply of Funafuti monograph to Australian Museum.

D.O. Masson (Melbourne), 3 September 1904 (Item f. 153)

Subscription; publications.

Linnean Society of N.S.W., 10 December 1904 (Item f. 222)

Publications.

C. Chree, 27 October 1904 (Item f. 276)

Search for Melbourne magnetic observations of G. Neumayer.

C. Chree, 29 October 1904 (Item f. 290)

Melbourne magnetic observations.

R. Etheridge (Sydney), 6 December 1904 (Item f. 417)

Complaint about reference to Australian Museum in Funafuti monograph.

G. Neumayer, 9 January 1905 (Item f. 501)

Search for Melbourne magnetic observations.

Volume 30, 11 February 1905 - 18 April 1905 (File)

Filmed selectively.

E. Mossman (Marton, N.Z.), 11 February 1905 (Item f. 128)

Harvesting of seaweed of Sargosso Sea.

G. Neumayer, 18 April 1905 (Item f. 306)

Search for Melbourne magnetic observations.

Volume 31, 14 September 1905 - 16 November 1905 (File)

Filmed selectively.

Linnean Society of N.S.W., 14 September 1905 (Item f. 239)

Supply of publications.

W. Haswell (Sydney), 3 November 1905 (Item f. 393)

Grant of £125 for research on fauna of Tasman Sea.

South Australian Agent-General, 16 November 1905 (Item f. 441)

Interstate Astronomical and Meteorological Conference in Adelaide; international coordination of meteorological data.

Volume 32, 10 February 1906 - 20 February 1906 (File)

Filmed selectively.

G. Neumayer, 10 February 1906 (Item f. 140)

Search for Melbourne meteorological observations.

R.C. MacLaurin (Wellington), 20 February 1906 (Item f. 177)

Paper on metallic reflexion.

Volume 33, 17 August 1906 - 19 September 1906 (File)

Filmed selectively.

D.O. Masson, 17 August 1906 (Item f. 224)

Alterations to hygroscopic paper.

N.Z. Geological Survey, 29 August 1906 (Item f. 252)

Supply of publications.

E. Swainson, 19 September 1906 (Item f. 309)

Obituaries of William Swainson.

Volume 34, 11 December 1906 - 11 March 1907 (File)

Filmed selectively.

A. Hamilton, 11 December 1906 (Item f. 118)

Supply of publications to New Zealand Institute.

N.Z. Geological Survey, 1 February 1907 (Item f. 295)

Supply of publications.

G.H. Fowler, 25 February 1907 (Item f. 379)

Use of R.N. ship for Pacific expedition.

Admiralty, 26 February 1907 (Item ff. 386-87)

Requests ship for expedition by G.H. Fowler to northern Pacific Ocean.

Australian Press Association, 11 March 1907 (Item f. 451)

Election of W.H. Bragg as Fellow.

Volume 35, 12 April 1907 (File)

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A.J. Ewart (Melbourne), 12 April 1907 (Item f. 46)

Paper on ascent of water in trees.

Volume 36, 26 July 1907 - 8 August 1907 (File)

Filmed selectively.

E.A. Mann (Perth), 26 July 1907 (Item f. 21)

Papers on poison plants of Western Australia.

A.J. Ewart, 8 August 1907 (Item f. 54)

Paper on ascent of water in trees.

Volume 37, 29 January 1908 - 1 April 1908 (File)

Filmed selectively.

H.H. Turner, 29 January 1908 (Item f. 73)

Obituary of R.L.J. Ellery.

A.C. Haddon, 29 January 1908 (Item f. 77)

Application by Wheeler for grant for Pacific ethnological expedition.

C. Adams (Wellington), 1 April 1908 (Item f. 306)

Calculation of tide tables for New Zealand ports.

Volume 38, 2 June 1908 - 9 November 1908 (File)

Filmed selectively.

D. Welsh (Sydney), 2 June 1908 (Item f. 17)

Paper on weight of precipitum obtainable from small weights of homologous protein...

Admiralty, August 1908 (Item f. 302)

Work of Lieutenant. C. Royds on National Antarctic Expedition.

Sydney Botanic Gardens, 13 August 1908 (Item f. 319)

Information about Colonel. W. Paterson (d. 1810).

W.G. Duffield, 26 October 1908 (Item f. 446)

Paper; return to Australia.

R.M. Collins, 30 October 1908 (Item f. 468)

Proposed scientific expedition to Papua.

G. Neumayer, 9 November 1908 (Item f. 510)

Search for Melbourne meteorological observations.

Volume 39, 9 December 1908 - 4 March 1909 (File)

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Australian Museum, 9 December 1908 (Item f. 126)

Publication of subject indexes of scientific literature.

A.C. Haddon, 14 December 1908 (Item f. 149)

Publication of reports of Torres Strait Expedition.

R.M. Collins, 16 December 1908 (Item f. 163)

Supply of publications of National Antarctic Expedition to Australian libraries.

R.M. Collins, 12 January 1909 (Item f. 232)

Publications of National Antarctic Expedition.

A.C. Haddon, 22 January 1909 (Item f. 275)

Grant for publication of Torres Strait report.

Western Australian Mines Department, 12 February 1909 (Item f. 284)

Supply of publications.

New Zealand Geological Survey, 12 February 1909 (Item f. 285)

Supply of publications.

Adelaide University Library, 12 February 1909 (Item f. 286)

Supply of publications.

R.F. Griffiths (Melbourne), 4 March 1909 (Item f. 460)

Supply of meteorology volume of National Antarctic Expedition.

Volume 40, 24 March 1909 - 5 July 1909 (File)

Filmed selectively.

J. White (Melbourne), 24 March 1909 (Item f. 9)

Paper on ferments and latent life of resting seeds.

New Zealand Geological Survey, 29 April 1909 (Item f. 108)

Supply of publications.

E. Rutherford, 24 May 1909 (Item f. 187)

Supply of radium to T.H. Laby to take to New Zealand.

Australian Museum, 24 May 1909 (Item f. 190)

Publication of Catalogue of Scientific Papers.

E. Rutherford, 5 July 1909 (Item f. 364)

Payment for radium supplied to T.H. Laby.

Volume 41, 29 October 1909 - 19 February 1910 (File)

Filmed selectively.

Captain R.F. Scott, 29 October 1909 (Item f. 127)

Donation of £250 for Antarctic Expedition.

Western Australian Agent-General, 11 November 1909 (Item f. 175)

Supply of publications to W.A. Department of Mines.

W.H. Bragg, 19 February 1910 (Item f. 456)

Obituary of Sir Charles Todd.

Volume 42, 29 April 1910 - 29 July 1910 (File)

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A.C. Haddon, 29 April 1910 (Item f. 152)

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C.G. Thorp (Perth), 6 July 1910 (Item f. 350)

Publication on Krakatoa eruption.

Admiralty, 23 July 1910 (Item ff. 402-3)

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C.G. Thorp, 29 July 1910 (Item f. 429)

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Volume 43, 6 December 1910 - 24 February 1911 (File)

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Transport for Sydney Eclipse Party.

E.H. Hills, 16 December 1910 (Item f. 221)

Financing of Sydney Eclipse Party.

Admiralty, 19 December 1910 (Item f. 226)

Eclipse expedition to Tonga.

Sir Ernest Shackleton and T.W.E. David, 24 February 1911 (Item f. 379)

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Sir Ernest Shackleton, 24 February 1911 (Item f. 384)

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E.H. Hills, 6 October 1911 (Item f. 386)

Results of eclipse expedition to Vavau.

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Report of Father Cortie on eclipse expedition.

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Admiralty, 30 December 1911 (Item f. 66)

Assistance of H.M.S. Encounter to eclipse expedition.

E.H. Hills, 21 March 1912 (Item f. 314)

Costs of Vavau eclipse expedition.

Queensland Agent-General, 17 May 1912 (Item f. 499)

250th anniversary of Royal Society.

South Australian Agent-General, 17 May 1912 (Item f. 500)

250th anniversary of Royal Society.

Volume 46, 5 June 1912 - 27 September 1912 (File)

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L. Cockayne (Christchurch), 5 June 1912 (Item f. 40)

Election as Fellow.

N.S.W. Agent-General, 17 June 1912 (Item f. 92)

Address of C. Hedley of Royal Society of N.S.W.

L. Cockayne, 27 September 1912 (Item f. 349)

Subscription.

Volume 47, 12 November 1912 - 1 April 1913 (File)

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Australian Antarctic Expedition, 12 November 1912 (Item f. 11)

Donation of £50.

Colonial Office, 19 November 1912 (Item ff. 28-29)

Contribution of Perth Observatory to catalogue of stars of southern hemisphere.

Colonial Office, 29 January 1913 (Item f. 251)

Discontinuance of work of Perth Observatory.

T.H. Laby (Wellington), 1 April 1913 (Item f. 428)

Paper by P.W. Burbidge on nature of x-rays.

Volume 48, 27 May 1913 - 17 October 1913 (File)

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Paper by Sir Victor Horsley on brain of C. Babbage.

W.H. Bragg, 6 June 1913 (Item f. 163)

Paper by T.R. Lyle.

Bank of Australasia, 6 June 1913 (Item f. 167)

Donation of £50 to Mawson Antarctic Expedition.

W.H. Bragg, 23 June 1913 (Item f. 228)

Paper by T.R. Lyle.

E.L. Piesse, 23 September 1913 (Item f. 413)

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A.C. Haddon, 17 October 1913 (Item f. 489)

Final grant for publication of results of 1900 Torres Strait Expedition.

Volume 49, 10 November 1913 - 6 February 1914 (File)

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Commissioner of Patents (Melbourne), 10 November 1913 (Item f. 57)

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Royal Society of South Australia, 19 December 1913 (Item f. 212)

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Paper on self-inductance of circular coils of rectangular section.

J.H. Maiden (Sydney), 14 January 1914 (Item f. 264)

Candidacy for Fellowship.

T. Mackenzie, 6 February 1914 (Item f. 342)

Proposal for anthropological research in New Zealand.

Volume 50, 21 April 1914 - 23 July 1914 (File)

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R.P. Gregory, 21 April 1914 (Item f. 22)

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D. Mawson, 23 July 1914 (Item f. 305)

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Queensland Agent-General, 18 December 1914 (Item f. 81)

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Sir Ernest Rutherford, 3 July 1915 (Item f. 498)

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E. Marsden (Wellington), 1 July 1915 (Item f. 499)

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A.J. Ewart (Melbourne), 3 September 1915 (Item f. 73)

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C. Farr, 8 November 1915 (Item f. 176)

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Australian High Commission, 6 July 1916 (Item f. 206)

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Sir John Forrest, 7 July 1916 (Item f. 212)

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J.H. Maiden, 10 August 1916 (Item f. 292)

Election as fellow.

T.W.E. David, 7 November 1916 (Item f. 399)

Grant of £25 for index to geology volumes of 1907-1909 antarctic expedition.

J. Symington, 10 November 1916 (Item f. 407)

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Volume 54, 21 February 1917 (File)

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Sir Douglas Mawson, 21 February 1917 (Item f. 87)

Grant of £100 for measuring and reducing magnetograph curves of Antarctic Expedition.

Volume 56, 12 February 1919 - 11 June 1919 (File)

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New Zealand Institute, 12 February 1919 (Item f. 256)

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N.S.W. Agent-General, 6 June 1919 (Item f. 473)

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Sir Frank Dyson, 11 June 1919 (Item f. 475)

1822-1826 Parramatta observations.

Volume 57, 4 July 1919 - 31 January 1920 (File)

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Sir Baldwin Spencer, 4 July 1919 (Item f. 15)

Obituary of Sir Edward Stirling.

P. Pankhurst, 15 July 1919 (Item f. 43)

John Oxley and Royal Society.

New Zealand High Commission, 17 July 1919 (Item f. 53)

Distribution of report of N.Z. Magnetic Survey.

New Zealand High Commission, 23 July 1919 (Item f. 56)

Report of N.Z. Magnetic Survey.

Sir Frank Dyson, 28 July 1919 (Item f. 70)

Loan of Parramatta observations to J.E. de Vos von Steenwyck.

W. Benham, 11 November 1919 (Item f. 261)

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D.O. Masson, 11 November 1919 (Item f. 262)

Jubilee of University of Otago.

New Zealand Institute, 13 January 1920 (Item f. 330)

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H. Chapman (Dunedin), 31 January 1920 (Item f. 440)

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Sir Baldwin Spencer, 23 March 1920 (Item f. 100)

Obituary of Sir Edward Stirling.

W. Benham, 27 May 1920 (Item f. 314)

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Linnean Society of NSW, 11 June 1920 (Item f. 389)

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Letter to NZ Institute.

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Letter to Australian National Research Council.

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Bishop Museum (Honolulu), 6 July 1921 (Item f. 248)

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Queensland University, 31 October 1921 (Item f. 462)

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H. Kater (Sydney), 28 November 1921 (Item f. 45)

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Queensland University, 24 February 1922 (Item f. 286)

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W.E. Agar, 16 June 1922 (Item f. 35)

Correspondence on scientific investigation in Pacific.

V. Kellogg, 16 June 1922 (Item f. 36)

Scientific investigation in Pacific.

H. Kater, 29 June 1922 (Item f. 71)

Issue of Royal Society medals.

A. McAulay (Hobart), 5 July 1922 (Item f. 85)

Paper on multenions and differential invariants.

New Zealand High Commission, 13 July 1922 (Item f. 113)

Foulerton scholarships.

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Sir Edgeworth David, 13 July 1922 (Item f. 115)

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Volume 64, 1 February 1923 - 7 July 1923 (File)

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H. Godwin-Austen, 1 February 1923 (Item f. 58)

Letter of C. Hedley (Sydney).

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U.K. representatives at Pan-Pacific Scientific Congress.

A.C. Haddon, 9 March 1923 (Item f. 178)

Paper by Hewett on Dusuns of North Borneo

A.C. Haddon and C.J. Martin, 9 April 1923 (Item f. 236)

Pan-Pacific Scientific Congress in Sydney.

Sir Gerald Lenox-Conyngham, 9 April 1923 (Item f. 237)

Pan-Pacific Scientific Congress.

Sir Orme Masson, 18 April 1923 (Item f. 261)

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Colonial Office, 4 May 1923 (Item f. 314)

H. Marriott to attend Congress in Sydney.

Sir Timothy Coghlan, 15 May 1923 (Item f. 350)

Address by Captain J. Cook to Royal Society.

Sir Douglas Mawson, 7 July 1923 (Item f. 504)

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F.W. Christian (Wellington), 31 July 1923 (Item f. 61)

Expedition to South Sea islands.

New Zealand Board of Science, 10 December 1923 (Item f. 384)

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A.C. Haddon, 18 January 1924 (Item f. 473)

Ethnological expedition to southern Sumatra.

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P. Buxton (Apia), 4 February 1924 (Item f. 3)

Paper on heat, moisture and animal life in deserts.

E. Siebs (Padang), 11 February 1924 (Item f. 24)

Anthropological expedition to sumatra.

H. Kater (Sydney), 5 March 1924 (Item f. 89)

Duplicate of 1817 copley medal.

H. Kater, 21 May 1924 (Item f. 283)

Payment for medal.

P. Buxton, 12 June 1924 (Item f. 357)

Error in paper.

H. Kater, 21 June 1924 (Item f. 389)

Forwards medal.

A.C. Haddon, 7 July 1924 (Item f. 432)

Research of T.T. Barnard.

Netherlands Minister, 7 July 1924 (Item f. 434)

Anthropological research of T.T. Barnard in Sumatra.

Volume 67, 16 October 1924 - 26 January 1925 (File)

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Sir Orme Masson, 16 October 1924 (Item f. 40)

Recommendation of A. Mcaulay as Fellow.

Sir Orme Masson: A. Mcaulay, 20 October 1924 (Item f. 47)
Royal Society of N.S.W., 19 November 1924 (Item f. 153)

Monument to Captain. J. Cook.

A.C. Haddon, 8 December 1924 (Item f. 195)

Sumatran anthropological expedition.

Colonial Office, 26 January 1925 (Item ff. 326-27)

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Volume 68, 7 May 1925 - 22 October 1925 (File)

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Discovery Committee, 7 May 1925 (Item f. 28)

Scientific work to be undertaken by Discovery in Antarctic.

Australasian Association for Advancement of Science, 26 May 1925 (Item f. 103)

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Discovery Committee, 28 May 1925 (Item ff. 111-13)

Research on Antarctic expedition.

F.C. Booty (Fitzroy Crossing), 19 October 1925 (Item f. 372)

Origin of use of fire.

F.C. Booty, 22 October 1925 (Item f. 385)

Origin of use of fire.

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Royal Society of N.S.W., 4 January 1926 (Item f. 38)
Commonwealth Solar Observatory, 25 January 1926 (Item f. 98)

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Obituary of J.H. Maiden.

W.E. Agar, 12 February 1926 (Item f. 130)

Admission as Fellow.

Queensland Agent-General, 12 February 1926 (Item f. 134)

Bibliography of J. Huxham.

W.E. Agar, 19 February 1926 (Item f. 142)

Journals on psychology.

Sir Edgeworth David, 19 February 1926 (Item f. 146)

Obituary of J.H. Maiden.

Adelaide University, 7 October 1926 (Item f. 411)

Australian representation at Lister Celebrations.

University of Wellington, 7 October 1926 (Item f. 412)

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Melbourne University, 7 October 1926 (Item f. 413)

Lister Celebrations.

Volume 70, 26 November 1926 - 29 October 1927 (File)

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Sir Douglas Mawson, 12 January 1927 (Item f. 79)

Grant of £50 to Australian Antarctic Expedition.

N.S.W. Agent-General, 8 February 1927 (Item f. 114)

Selection of Director of Cancer Research at Sydney University.

Australian Museum, 30 May 1927 (Item f. 307)

Paper by Sir Richard Owen on thylacopardus.

Australian Museum, 5 September 1927 (Item f. 407)

Paper by Sir Richard Owen.

Australian High Commission, 13 October 1927 (Item f. 440)

Astronomical instruments of Captain. J. Cook.

Australian Museum, 29 October 1927 (Item f. 464)

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Volume 71, 2 January 1928 - 19 December 1928 (File)

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C.C. Farr (Christchurch), 6 July 1928 (Item f. 278)

Election as Fellow.

L. Cockayne, 1 November 1928 (Item f. 407)

Award of Darwin Medal.

New Zealand Nigh Commission, 1 December 1928 (Item f. 460)

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L. Cockayne, 19 December 1928 (Item f. 498)

Award of Darwin Medal.

Volume 72, 25 January 1929 - 10 June 1930 (File)

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H. Lam (Java), 25 January 1929 (Item f. 18)

Royal Society representation at Pacific Science Congress.

A. Jose, 11 November 1929 (Item f. 265)

L. de Bougainville and Royal Society.

J. Liversidge, 2 January 1930 (Item f. 314)

Obituary of A. Liversidge.

Cancer Research Committee (Sydney), 10 June 1930 (Item f. 464)

Paper by Moppett on x-radiation.

Volume 73, 14 November 1930 (File)

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M. Oliphant, 14 November 1930 (Item f. 34)

Smithson Fellowship.

Series V. Domestic Archives, 21 November 1823 - January 1839

Volume 3, 21 November 1823 - January 1839 (File)

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Draft report of Joint Committee of Physics and Meteorology, January 1839 (Item f. 2)

On establishment of fixed magnetic observatories and equipment of naval expedition for magnetic observations in Antarctic Seas, (12p.)

R. Wilmot Horton to Sir Humphrey Davy, 29 November 1823 (Item f. 4)

Sir Thomas Brisbane instructed to undertake measurement of arc of meridian in N.S.W.

Sir Humphry Davy to Lord Bathurst, [1823-11-21] (Item f. 5)

Urges that arc of meridian in N.S.W. be measured.

Volume 4, 1828 - 1832 (File)

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Reports and correspondence concerning southern observatories and charges made against C. Rumker, October 1828 - March 1831 (Item ff. 65-111)

The papers deal with the continuance of Parramatta Observatory, the printing of the Parramatta observations of C. Rumker, his work on the reduction of the 1826-1828 observations, the dispute over the ownership and location of the original observations, and the future employment of Rumker. The correspondents include C. Rumker, J. Dunlop, Sir Thomas Brisbane, F. Baily, J. Herschel, E. Sabine, D. Gilbert, J. Barrow (Admiralty), R. Hay (Colonial Office) and J. Stewart (Treasury).

List of pendulum stations on expedition of Captain Foster, 1828 - 1832 (Item f. 146)
W. Parry and J. Horsburgh (Item f. 148)

List of places for which Captain. Foster might determine latitute. (Includes Van Diemen's Land and New Zealand).

Series VI. Council Documents, 1902 - 1923

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Correspondence on Pan Pacific Scientific Congress, 1922 - 1923 (File ff. 35-75)

Correspondence mainly concerning the selection of Royal Society representatives to attend the Congress in Sydney in August 1923. Correspondents include Sir Edgeworth David (Sydney), Sir Orme Masson (Sydney), R.H. Cambage (Sydney), W. Benham (Dunedin), J.S. Gardiner (Cambridge), A.C. Hadden (Cambridge), and V. Kellogg (Washington).

Correspondence on Perth Observatory, 1902 - 1903 (File ff. 588-605)

Correspondence concerning the contribution of Perth Observatory to the international astrographic chart. Correspondents include W.E. Cooke (Perth), W. James (Perth), H.B. Lefroy, J. Chamberlain, Sir William Huggins, W.H.L. Christie, H.H. Turner (Oxford).

W.E. Cooke (Perth) to H.H. Turner, 3 March 1904 (Item f. 612)

Difficulties facing Perth Observatory in carrying out astrographic work.

Correspondence on research studentships in Malaya, 1920 - 1921 (File ff. 817-23)

Correspondence concerning proposal of Director of Museums in Federated Malay States for establishment of research studentships. Correspondents include F.S. James (Singapore), G. Grindle, W.A. Herdman (Liverpool), A.C. Haddon (Cambridge).

Correspondence on Perth Observatory, 1912 - 1913 (File ff. 1114-17)

Correspondence concerning proposed closure of Perth Observatory and effects on International Star Catalogue. Correspondents include Sir Gerald Strickland (Perth), H. Lambert (Colonial Office), Sir Joseph Larmor.

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Geography, navigation, voyages, travel, 1642 - 1643 (File VII(i))

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(E. Halley) A short relation out of the journal of Captain Abel Jansson Tasman upon the discovery of the south Terra Incognita, (12p.), 1642 - 1643 (Item f. 38)
Hineralogy, magnetics, 4 January 1699 - 5 January 1699 (File IX(i))

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T. Porbo-Nata. Account of the effects of the Batavian earthquake (4p.), 4 January 1699 - 5 January 1699 (Item f. 56)

Series VIII. Letters and Papers, June 1756 - May 1806

Volume 23, 17 June 1756 (File)

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N. Struyck. Of the situation of the Solomon Islands (9f., including map), (read) 1756-06-17 (Item f. 177)
Volume 26, 22 December 1757 (File)

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Perry (Fort Marlborough) to W. Stukeley, 22 December 1757 (Item f. 281)

Account of earthquake in Sumatra coinciding with Lisbon earthquake of December 1756. (extract, 2ff.).

Volume 35, 22 October 1763 (File)

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Account of unusual fish discovered at Java. (2ff.).

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Lieutenant J. Cook (Rio de Janeiro) to C. Morton, 30 November 1768 (Item f. 115)

Obstructiveness of Viceroy of Brazil to J. Banks and D. Solander; Endeavour ready to continue voyage. (2ff.).

C. Green (Rio de Janeiro) to [C. Morton], 28 November 1768 (Item f. 116)

Barbarous treatment by Portuguese; longitude investigations; training of crew of Endeavour in astronomical observations. (1f.).

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M. Tyson (Cambridge) to M. Lort, 11 March 1771 (Item f. 238)

Description of Zebra fish brought by Captain. J. Byron from South Seas. (2ff.).

Extract from journal of Captain J. Cook on observation of transit of Mercury, (5ff.), 9 November 1771 (Item f. 241)
J.M. Mohr (Batavia). Report of observations in 1769 of transits of Venus and Mercury, (2ff.), 25 December 1770 (Item f. 256)
C. Green and Captain J. Cook. Observ