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Minutes volume 2, 11 December 1830-16 April 1858

Identifier: Coll-206/1/2

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 Robert Jameson, Thomas Charles Hope's demonstrations of chemical experiments and Thomas Stewart Traill's exhibit of a sample of iron sand from China.

The volume also includes some attached billets of meetings, annotated office-bearers and membership lists, press clippings and an engraving of Abraham Gottlob Werner.


  • Creation: 11 December 1830-16 April 1858


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Physical Description

1 volume


From the Fonds: 0.3 metres