History of Science Society (2016)

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History of Science Society. (2016) History of the Society. History of Science Society website. Retrieved from http://hssonline.org/about/history-of-the-society/.

Title History of the Society
Resource Type journal article
Author(s) History of Science Society
Year 2016
URL http://hssonline.org/about/history-of-the-society/
Journal History of Science Society website


This article provides a brief summary of the history of the History of Science Society. The society was founded by George Sarton in 1924 to secure the future of the journal 'Isis' that was founded in Belgium in 1918 it also currently publishes the journal 'Osiris'. Although its membership is international, it primarily represents North American historians of science. The article also summarizes the work of HSS's executive office.