Wernerian Natural History Society (1808-1858)
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents
- details of the constitution of the society
- minutes concerning the scientific papers read at society meetings
- minutes concerning membership applications and acceptances by the society
- minutes concerning business matters of the society
Dates: 12 January 1808-16 April 1858
Scope and Contents Bound volume containing 310 numbered pages. The first 23 sessions of the Wernerian Natural History Society are minuted, including: details of the formation of the society, its original members and constitution, the Charter from the Town Council of Edinburgh and details of nominations for and ratifications of membership. Details of titles and abstract content of all papers read to the society are minuted. These include: Observations on the Mineral System of...
Dates: 12 January 1808 - 01 May 1830
Scope and Contents Bound volume containing numbered pages. Sessions 24 to the final session, 44, are minuted including: details of nominations for and ratifications of membership, business matters, plans for a bust of Robert Jameson and final business matters including disbanding the membership and settling affairs. Details of titles and abstract content of all papers read to the society are minuted. These include: a description of Greenockite, and a paper on stratification of primitive rocks by...
Dates: 11 December 1830-16 April 1858