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Events of historical interest in the life of the society

1939 – 45 World War II

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1935 New art gallery and museum opened

10 August 1935 New art gallery and museum opened by Duke of York (later George VI) (Proc, vol 9, lxxxv).

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1934 First meeting of Microscopic Circle

15 November 1934 First meeting of Microscopic Circle held (Proc, vol 9, lxviii).

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1931 Agreement with Perth Town Council regarding the proposed extension of Perth Museum and closure of the Natural History Museum

26 May 1931 Agreement approved with Perth Town Council regarding the proposed extension of Perth Museum and closure of the Natural History Museum (Proc, vol 9, xviii).

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1928-29 Children’s natural history drawing and painting Competition

1928-29 First children’s natural history drawing and painting competition held (Proc, vol 9, iii).

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1925-26 Photographic Section revived

1925-26 7 meetings of Photographic Section (Proc, vol 8, xxxi).

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1925 MacIntosh Memorial Committee, Dunkeld, donate fund

1925 After donation of funds from MacIntosh Memorial Committee in Dunkeld, prizes forchildren’s essay competition renamed Charles MacIntosh Memorial Prizes (Proc, vol 8, xxi).

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1919-20 Attempt to resuscitate the Photographic Section

1919-20 Attempt to resuscitate the Photographic Section (Proc, vol 7, xxxi).

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1918 only one meeting of Photographic Section

15 February 1918 only one meeting of Photographic Section, an exhibition of Salon slides (Proc, vol 6, ccxxv).

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1917 Junior Section of PSNS renamed Perthshire Junior Naturalists Association

9 November 1917 Junior Section of PSNS renamed Perthshire Junior Naturalists Association(Proc, vol 6, cxci).

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1916-17 only two meetings of Photographic Section

1916-17 only two meetings of Photographic Section (last one 14 March 1917 was exhibition ofslides of the Scottish Photographic Federation) (Proc, vol 6, clxxx).

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1916 Last (?) Mountain Club excursion to Ben Vrackie

5 August 1916 usual mountain excursion to Ben Vrackie (Proc, vol 6, cxlii-cxliii) (last MountainClub meeting?)

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1915 Einstein’s Theory of General Relativity published

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1915-16 Library received 52 works from Dr Kidston, Stirling and 16 works from the library of the Literary and Antiquarian Society

1915-16 Library received 52 works from Dr Kidston, Stirling and 16 works from the library of the Literary and Antiquarian Society

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World War l

World War I (or the First World War, often abbreviated as WWI or WW1) was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.

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