Royal Australian Historical Society

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Royal Australian Historical Society
Founded 1901
Founder Andrew Houison
Founding President
Type Historical society; incorporated company limited by guarantee
Tax ID no. ABN 91 000 027 654
Registration no. ACN 000 027 654
Location
  • History House, 133 Macquarie Street, Sydney, Australia
Area served Australia
Website www.rahs.org.au
Formerly called Australian History Society (1901 – 1918)
Journal of the Royal Australian Historical Society  
Former names
Journal and Proceedings, Australian Historical Society (1901 – 1918)
Journal and Proceedings, Royal Australian Historical Society (1918 – 1964)
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
J. Royal Aust. Hist. Soc.
Discipline history
Peer-reviewed yes
Language English
Publication details
Publisher
Royal Australian Historical Society (Australia)
Publication history
Began with Volume 51 in March 1965
Frequency semi-annual (1992 – ); quarterly (1965 – 1992)
via Australian Public Affairs Full Text: 1 December 1994 to present
Indexing
ISSN 0035-8762
Links
History
magazine of the Royal Australian Historical Society and affiliated societies.
 
Former names
Newsletter of the Royal Australian Historical Society and affiliated societies ISSN 0813-815X
Discipline history
Language English
Publication details
Publisher
Royal Australian Historical Society (Australia)
Publication history
1988 –
Frequency quarterly
Indexing
ISSN 1031-9476
Links

The Royal Australian Historical Society is a voluntary organisation founded in Sydney, Australia in 1901[1][2] to encourage Australians to understand more about their history. It has a membership throughout Australia and all its activities and facilities are funded by contributions from its members and benefactors.[3]

The RAHS is a constituent member of the Federation of Australian Historical Societies.[4]

Andrew Houison was the founding President of the society.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Helen Doyle, "Royal Australian Historical Society" in Graeme Davison, John Hirst and Stuart Macintyre (eds) The Oxford Companion to Australian History (Oxford University Press, 2001) via Oxford Reference Online, Oxford University Press, accessed 5 September 2011.
  2. ^ (untitled news report), The Sydney Morning Herald, 16 March 1901, p 7, via National Library of Australia, Historical newspaper collection (images and database online), The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) accessed 5 September 2011.
  3. ^ King, H., The Royal Australian Historical Society 1900-1985, part 2: Growth and Change: the Society 1955-1985, Journal of the RAHS, LXXIII 4 (1988) pp: 267-276
  4. ^ FAHS website. Retrieved 24 August 2010.
  5. ^ Andrew Houison: RAHS Foundation President 100 Years On by John McClymont. rahs.org.au Retrieved 31 July 2011.

External links[edit]

History House