Natural History Society Proceedings, 1861-1867, 1871, 1873, 1879-1885 | University of Illinois Archives
Series Number: 43/1/20
Volume: 0.4 cubic feet
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Description: Natural History Society proceedings including a volume containing proceedings of the Illinois Natural History Society (1871) and the School and College Association of Natural History (1873), including an 1861 report of the secretary on the discussion, organization and chartering of the Society in 1857-61, printed lists of officers and commissioners, copies of the constitution and legislative charter, minutes of meetings and reports of papers presented. the 1871 meeting transferred all property of the old Natural History Society to the State Board of Education with the Society's museum. The second volume contains the proceedings of the State Natural History Society of Illinois (1879-85) including minutes of field and annual meetings and meetings of the Executive committee, constitution and by-laws, reports of addresses given and officers and members elected and related material. Organized to study geology, botany, zoology and anthropology, the Society ceased operations in 1885.