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William Sharp Macleay
WILLIAM SHARP MACLEAY or MCLEAY (21 July 1792 – 26 January 1865) was a British civil servant and entomologist . After graduating, he worked for the British embassy in Paris
Paris
, following his interest in natural history at the same time, publishing essays on insects and corresponding with Charles Darwin
Charles Darwin
. Macleay moved to Havana
Havana
, Cuba
Cuba
, where he was in turn commissioner of arbitration, commissary judge and then judge. Retiring from this work, he emigrated to Australia
Australia
where he continued to collect insects and studied marine natural history
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Port Jackson
PORT JACKSON, consisting of the waters of Sydney
Sydney
Harbour, Middle Harbour , North Harbour and the Lane Cove and Parramatta
Parramatta
Rivers, is the ria or natural harbour of Sydney
Sydney
, New South Wales
New South Wales
, Australia
Australia
. The harbour is an inlet of the Tasman Sea
Tasman Sea
(part of the South Pacific Ocean ). It is the location of the Sydney
Sydney
Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge . The location of the first European settlement in Australia
Australia
, Port Jackson
Port Jackson
has continued to play a key role in the history and development of Sydney
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William John Macleay
SIR WILLIAM JOHN MACLEAY (13 June 1820 – 7 December 1891) was an Australian politician , naturalist , zoologist , and herpetologist . CONTENTS * 1 Early life * 2 Political career * 3 Zoological career * 4 Legacy * 5 References * 6 External links EARLY LIFEMacleay was born at Wick , Caithness
Caithness
, Scotland
Scotland
, second son of Kenneth Macleay of Keiss and his wife Barbara, née Horne. Macleay was educated at the Edinburgh Academy
Edinburgh Academy
1834–36 and then to studied medicine at the University of Edinburgh
University of Edinburgh
; but when he was 18 years old his widowed mother died, and he decided to go to Australia
Australia
with his cousin, William Sharp MacLeay
William Sharp MacLeay
. They arrived at Sydney
Sydney
in March 1839 on HMS Royal George
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University Of Sydney
Red, Yellow color:; border:1px solid #000000; text-align:center;"> Orange、Black (INSPIRED) AFFILIATIONS Group of Eight , APRU , ASAIHL , AAUN, ACU , WUN WEBSITE sydney.edu.auTHE UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY (informally, USYD or USYD) is an Australian public research university in Sydney
Sydney
, Australia
Australia
. Founded in 1850, it is Australia's first university and is regarded as one of the world's leading universities. In 2017 it was ranked as the world's 26th most reputable university and in the top 0.25%. Its graduates are additionally ranked the 4th most employable in the world and 1st in Australia. The university comprises 16 faculties and schools, through which it offers bachelor, master and doctoral degrees. In 2011 it had 32,393 undergraduate and 16,627 graduate students. The university is colloquially known as one of Australia's sandstone universities
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George Macleay
SIR GEORGE MACLEAY KCMG (1809 – 24 June 1891) was an Australian explorer and politician. BIOGRAPHYMacleay was born in London, the third son of Alexander Macleay and educated at Westminster School . He came to Australia in 1826. In November 1829 he accompanied Charles Sturt
Charles Sturt
on his second expedition to the mouth of the Murray River and back. Early in April 1830, after difficulties on the expedition and the whole party was practically exhausted, Sturt recorded that "amidst these distresses Macleay preserved his good humour and did his utmost to lighten the toil and to cheer the men". Macleay and Sturt remained good friends and corresponded regularly until Sturt's death in 1869. Macleay then lived on and farmed the Brownlow estate, near Camden , and also established a property at Fish River, between Goulburn and Yass from 1831 to 1859
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Elizabeth Bay House
ELIZABETH BAY HOUSE is an historic Colonial style home in the suburb of Elizabeth Bay in Sydney
Sydney
, New South Wales
New South Wales
, Australia
Australia
. Built between 1835 and 1839, Elizabeth Bay House
Elizabeth Bay House
was known as 'the finest house in the colony'. Elizabeth Bay House
Elizabeth Bay House
is a home in the Regency style , originally surrounded by a 54-acre (22 ha) garden, but now situated within a densely populated inner city suburb. It is managed by the Sydney
Sydney
Living Museums as a museum that is open to the public, on behalf of the Office of Environment and Heritage , an agency of the Government of New South Wales
New South Wales

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British Association For The Advancement Of Science
The BRITISH SCIENCE ASSOCIATION (BSA) is a charity and learned society founded in 1831 to aid in the promotion and development of science. Until 2009 it was known as the BRITISH ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF SCIENCE (BA). CONTENTS* 1 History * 1.1 Foundation * 1.2 Electrical standards * 1.3 Other * 2 Perception of science in the UK * 2.1 British Science Festival * 2.2 Science Communication Conference * 2.3 British Science Week * 3 Presidents of the British Science Association * 4 List of Annual Meetings * 5 Structure * 6 See also * 7 References * 8 External links * 8.1 Video clips HISTORYFOUNDATION The former British Science Association logo launched in 2009 Old logo used for "The BA" The Association was founded in 1831 and modelled on the German Gesellschaft Deutscher Naturforscher und Ärzte
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Abolitionism
ABOLITIONISM is a movement to end slavery , whether formal or informal. In Western Europe
Western Europe
and the Americas
Americas
, abolitionism is a historical movement to end the African and Indian slave trade and set slaves free. King Charles I of Spain, usually known as Emperor Charles V , following the example of Louis X of France who abolished slavery within the Kingdom of France
Kingdom of France
in 1315, passed a law which would have abolished colonial slavery in 1542, although this law was not passed in the largest colonial states, and so was not enforced. In the late 17th century, the Roman Catholic Church
Roman Catholic Church
, taking up a plea by Lourenco da Silva de Mendouca , officially condemned the slave trade, which was affirmed vehemently by Pope Gregory XVI
Pope Gregory XVI
in 1839
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Linnean Society
THE LINNEAN SOCIETY OF LONDON is a society dedicated to the study of, and the dissemination of information concerning, natural history , evolution and taxonomy . It possesses several important biological specimen, manuscript and literature collections and publishes academic journals and books on plant and animal biology. The society also awards a number of prestigious medals and prizes for achievement. A product of the 18th century enlightenment , the society is historically important as the venue for the first public presentation of the Theory of Evolution
Evolution
. The patron of the society is Queen Elizabeth II
Elizabeth II

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Zoological Society Of London
The ZOOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF LONDON (ZSL) is a charity devoted to the worldwide conservation of animals and their habitats . It was founded in 1826
1826
. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 The Institute of Zoology * 3 Zoos and publications * 4 Awards * 5 Fellows * 6 Honorary Fellows * 7 Council * 8 Presidents * 9 Secretaries * 10 Notes * 11 External links HISTORY Sir Joseph Banks’ house was the initial meeting place for the Zoological Society Zoological Society of London
Zoological Society of London
(ZSL), Main Building by John Belcher and John James Joass Zoological Society of London (ZSL), Main Building, Entrance On 29 November 1822, the birthday of John Ray , “the father of modern zoology”, a meeting held in the Linnean Society in Soho Square led by Rev
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Sidney Lee
SIR SIDNEY LEE, FBA (5 December 1859 – 3 March 1926) was an English biographer, writer and critic. CONTENTS * 1 Biography * 2 Works * 3 See also * 4 References * 5 External links BIOGRAPHYLee was born SOLOMON LAZARUS LEE in 1859 at 12 Keppel Street, Bloomsbury
Bloomsbury
, London
London
. He was educated at the City of London
London
School and at Balliol College, Oxford , where he graduated in modern history in 1882. In 1883, Lee became assistant-editor of the Dictionary of National Biography . In 1890 he became joint editor, and on the retirement of Sir Leslie Stephen
Leslie Stephen
in 1891, succeeded him as editor. Lee wrote over 800 articles in the Dictionary, mainly on Elizabethan authors or statesmen
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Dictionary Of National Biography
The DICTIONARY OF NATIONAL BIOGRAPHY (DNB) is a standard work of reference on notable figures from British history , published from 1885. The updated OXFORD DICTIONARY OF NATIONAL BIOGRAPHY (ODNB) was published on 23 September 2004 in 60 volumes and online, with 50,113 biographical articles covering 54,922 lives. CONTENTS * 1 First series * 2 Supplements and revisions * 3 Concise dictionary * 4 Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
Biography
* 5 First series contents * 6 See also * 7 Notes * 8 External links FIRST SERIESHoping to emulate national biographical collections published elsewhere in Europe, such as the Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie (1875), in 1882 the publisher George Smith (1824–1901), of Smith, Elder "> George Murray Smith conceived of the DNB, subsidised it, and saw it finally into print before he died in 1901
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International Standard Name Identifier
The INTERNATIONAL STANDARD NAME IDENTIFIER (ISNI) is an identifier for uniquely identifying the public identities of contributors to media content such as books, television programmes, and newspaper articles. Such an identifier consists of 16 digits. It can optionally be displayed as divided into four blocks. It was developed under the auspices of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) as Draft International Standard 27729; the valid standard was published on 15 March 2012. The ISO technical committee 46, subcommittee 9 ( TC 46/SC 9 ) is responsible for the development of the standard. ISNI can be used to disambiguate names that might otherwise be confused, and links the data about names that are collected and used in all sectors of the media industries
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Institute For Advanced Technology In The Humanities
Coordinates : 37°32′12.2″N 78°30′20″W / 37.536722°N 78.50556°W / 37.536722; -78.50556 THIS ARTICLE HAS MULTIPLE ISSUES. Please help IMPROVE IT or discuss these issues on the TALK PAGE . (Learn how and when to remove these template messages ) This article NEEDS ADDITIONAL CITATIONS FOR VERIFICATION . Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources . Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. (January 2017) (Learn how and when to remove this template message ) The topic of this article MAY NOT MEET\'S NOTABILITY GUIDELINES FOR COMPANIES AND ORGANIZATIONS . Please help to establish notability by citing reliable secondary sources that are independent of the topic and provide significant coverage of it beyond its mere trivial mention
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Special
SPECIAL or SPECIALS may refer to: CONTENTS * 1 Music * 2 Film and television * 3 Other uses * 4 See also MUSIC * Special (album) , a 1992 album by Vesta Williams * "Special" (Garbage song) , 1998 * "Special" (Mew song) , 2005 * "Special" (Stephen Lynch song) , 2000 * The Specials
The Specials
, a British band * "Special", a song by Violent Femmes on The Blind Leading the Naked * "Special", a song on
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Library Of Congress Control Number
The LIBRARY OF CONGRESS CONTROL NUMBER (LCCN) is a serially based system of numbering cataloging records in the Library of Congress
Library of Congress
in the United States. It has nothing to do with the contents of any book, and should not be confused with Library of Congress
Library of Congress
Classification . CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Format * 3 See also * 4 References * 5 External links HISTORYThe LCCN numbering system has been in use since 1898, at which time the acronym LCCN originally stood for Library of Congress
Library of Congress
Card Number. It has also been called the Library of Congress
Library of Congress
Catalog Card Number, among other names. The Library of Congress
Library of Congress
prepared cards of bibliographic information for their library catalog and would sell duplicate sets of the cards to other libraries for use in their catalogs
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