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SHNH visit to Mrs Delany exhibition

SHNH members enjoyed a special visit to the Mrs Delany and her Circle exhibit at Sir John Soane’s Museum in London.  Led by Gina Douglas, Meetings Secretary, members viewed the exquisite embroidery, botanical collages, drawings and garden designs of Mary Delany who was at the centre of artistic, literary, fashionable and political life in 18th […]

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Archives of natural history 37 (1) online

The first part of Archives of natural history 37 is available on-line and has been mailed to members. Among the papers included is the William T. Stearn 2009 prize-winning essay by Stephanie Pfennigwerth about the extinct King Island emu, Dromaius ater. The featured paper, free to download, is also of Australian interest: Anthony Alder (1838–1915), […]

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William T. Stearn Student Essay Prize – call for entries

The Society for the History of Natural History invites submissions to the 2010 William T. Stearn Student Essay Prize Competition.  The prize will be awarded to the best original, unpublished, essay in the field of history of natural history. The submission deadline is 30 June 2010. The competition is open to undergraduate and postgraduate students […]

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