Ballarat Field Club and Science Society

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Background

The rules of the Ballarat Field Club and Science Society were printed in the Ballarat School of Mines Annual Report 1882.

President - James Oddie
Vice-Presidents - William Henry Nicholls, Alfred Mica Smith
Treasurer - Frederick Martell
Secretary - Ferdinand Krause
Assistant Secretary - I.J. Jones
Committee - R. T. Vale, John Wall, T. Potter, I.J. Jones, R. Lorimer, Dr Whitcombe, Herman Ritz.[1]

History

The Ballarat Field Club and Science Society was established in June 1882. The objects if the Society was the study of Natural and Physical Science, to be promoted by ordinary meetings, conversaziones, field excursions, and, when deemed advisable, the publishing of transactions. [2]

Innovations

In 1883 William Wooster, of Bolwarra, M.Mic. Soc. Vic., a member of the Society, inaugurated a class for instruction in Microscopy.[3]

See also

Ballarat School of Mines

Ballarat Science and Field Naturalists Club

Notes


References

  1. Ballarat School of Mines Annual Report, 1882.
  2. Ballarat School of Mines Annual Report, 1882.
  3. Ballarat School of Mines Annual Report, 1983.

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