Royal Asiatic Society of Sri Lanka (RAS SL)
Founding of the Society
|Year||Authority / Notes|
According to Otness (1998), the Society was founded in 1845 as the Asiatic Society of Ceylon. In 1846 it became a branch of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland , known as the Ceylon Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society. In 1972 it became the Royal Asiatic Society of Sri Lanka (RAS SL).
Seat of the Society
|City||Authority / Notes|
This location is supported by Otness (1998).
Name of the Society
|1845 - 1846||Asiatic Society of Ceylon|
|1846 - 1972||Ceylon Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society||
Otness (1998) establishes the start date for this name; the end date is stablished by the fact that the country's name changed on 1972, May 22.
|1972 -||Royal Asiatic Society of Sri Lanka (RAS SL)||
Its publications establish the start date for this name.
Website of the Society
No website found as of 2006, July 24.
Journals of the Society
|Years||Full Journal Title||Abbrev.|
|1845 - 1949 [1845 was pub. 1849] (v.1 - 38);
1950 - 1971 (new ser. v.1 - 15)
|Journal of the Ceylon Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society
Continued by B.Indexed RSLC
[Harvard Univ. cat.; British Lib. cat.]
|Ceylon, Journ. Asiat. Soc.
RSLC, v.7, p.xii
J. Ceylon Brch R. Asiat. Soc.
Man, New Series, Vol. 17, No. 4 (Dec., 1982), p.778 cites 1925, 30.
J. R. asiat. Soc. Ceyl.
Geographical Journal, Vol. 135, No. 4 (Dec., 1969), p.638 cites 6 (N.S.) 1959.
J. R. Asiat. Soc. (Ceylon Branch)
J. Roy. Anthrop. Instit., Vol. 93, No. 2 (Jul. - Dec., 1963), p.233 cites n.s. 5, 1956.
J. Roy. Asiatic Soc. Ceylon Branch
J. African Hist., Vol. 12, No. 3. (1971), p.388 cites XX (1908).
Jour. Ceylon Branch, Royal Asiatic Soc.
Am. Hist. Rev., Vol. 54, No. 1 (Oct., 1948), p.208 cites 1947.
Journ. Ceylon Branch Royal Asiatic Soc.
Geographical Review, Vol. 40, No. 1 (Jan., 1950), p.57 cites Vol. 9, 1885.
Journ. Roy. Asiat. Soc., Ceylon
Geographical Journal, Vol. 1, No. 1 (Jan., 1893), p.83 cites 11 (1889).
Journal, Royal Asiatic Soc., Ceylon Branch
Notes, 2nd Ser., Vol. 6, No. 4 (Sep., 1949), p.583 cites (1856/8) 3.
|1972 - (NS 16 - )
|Journal of the Sri Lanka Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society
Continues A.[British Lib. cat.]