Creating a 'Northern Minerva': John William Dawson and the Royal Society of Canada

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Title
Creating a 'Northern Minerva': John William Dawson and the Royal Society of Canada
Abstract
From 1855 to 1893 Dawson was Professor of geology and Principal of McGill University. He was the first President of the Royal Society of Canada when it was founded in 1882. Using Dawson's science-related correspondence, the authors examine the motivations behind the Royal Society's creation.
Publication
HSTC Bulletin
Volume
Vol. 5
Issue
no. 1
Pages
3-13
Date
January 1981
Language
en
Citation
Daley, Robert, and Paul Dufour. “Creating a ‘Northern Minerva’: John William Dawson and the Royal Society of Canada.” HSTC Bulletin Vol. 5, no. 1 (January 1981): 3–13.
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