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1914 Perth Town Council took over museum of Perth Literary and Antiquarian Society

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1903 Scottish Photographic Federation formed in PSNS library with Henry Coates, President of PSNS, as first President

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1902 Perthshire Natural History Museum transferred to Perth Town Council

Perth Town Council accepted PSNS offer of museum and its collections for the community. The Museum was run by a joint committee of Town Council and PSNS

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1898 First Children’s Essay Competition

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1898 Photographic Section revived with new members

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1898 Flora of Perthshire by Francis Buchanan White

The outstanding work of Francis Buchanan White, the founder of the PSNS, includes contributions by other members including the Birnam Postie, Charles Macintosh. Charles was a musician and self-taught amateur naturalist from Inver, near Dunkeld. His botanical interests influenced Beatrix … Continue reading

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1895 Museum extension opened

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1894 Death of founder Dr Francis Buchanan White

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