Records of Glasgow University Natural History Society, 1892-1894, student society, University of Glasgow, Scotland

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  • Minute Book, 1892-1894.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Glasgow University Natural History Society was founded in 1892  at the University of Glasgow , Scotland by a group of medical and science students with a particular interest in Natural History as a sub-section of the Glasgow University Science Association. The Society continued as an independent body when the Glasgow University Science Association was wound up. The object of the Society was the promotion of the study of Natural History by organising field excursions and demonstrations, usually with weekly excursions in the summer term and at least two demonstrations or lectures during the winter term. The Society ceased to function in 1894  .


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Description compiled in line with the following international standards: International Council on Archives,ISAD(G) Second Edition, September 1999 and National Council on Archives,Rules for the construction of personal, place and corporate names

Scotland is the location of all place names in the administrative/biographical history element, unless otherwise stated.

Fonds level description compiled by Nyree Morrison, Archive Assistant, 27 June 2000. Lower level description compiled by members of Glasgow University Archive Service staff. Catalogue amended by Alison Adlard, Archives Assistant, March 2003. Catalogue edited by Michelle Kaye, Archives Assistant, 12 July 2012.

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