Stories Organisations Projects About Login

Document - Linnean Society of London Membership Receipt, 1889

From the Collection of Federation University Australia Historical Collection (Geoffrey Blainey Research Centre) Federation University Australia, Mt Helen Campus Federation University Australia E.J. Barker Library (top floor) Mount Helen Victoria

Description
An official receipt from the Linnean Society of London made out to Professor Ferdinand M. Krause F.L.S.
Size
11.0 x 21.0 cm
Links
Object Registration
05410
Keywords
ferdinand krause, linnean society of london, logo, a. hammond
Historical information
Ferdinand Krause was a Professor at the Ballarat School of Mines.

The Linnean Society of London is the world’s oldest active biological society. Founded in 1788 by Sir James Edward Smith (1759–1828), who was its first President. The Society takes its name from the Swedish naturalist Carl Linnaeus (1707–1778) whose botanical, zoological and library collections have been in its keeping since 1829. These unique collections are of continuing fundamental importance as a primary reference for taxonomy. They are enhanced by the Society's own rich library which provides key resources for research. (https://www.linnean.org/the-society, accessed 10/12/2018))
When Made
06/05/1889
Last updated
12 Dec 2018 at 10:37AM