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Académie des sciences (France)


Biographical / Historical

The Académie royale des sciences was founded in 1666 and suppressed in 1793. In 1795 it was reorganized as a branch of the Institut de France under the name Classe des sciences mathematiques et physiques. It later became known as the Académie des sciences.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Foreign Member, Académie des sciences, Institute de France, 1955

Identifier: Coll-545/5
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

11 medals, 9 within their original presentation boxes, presented to Arthur Holmes between 1937 and 1964.

Dates: 1955