Transactions of the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters
volume IV (1876-1877)
Constitution, pp. 307-309 PDF (707.2 KB)
Constitution. 307 CONSTITUTION. NAME AND LOCATION. SECTION 1. This association shall be called " The Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters," and shall be located at the city of Madison. GENERAL OBJECTS. SECTION 2. The general object of the Academy shall be to encourage in- vestigations and disseminate correct views in the various departments of Sci- ence, Literature and the Arts. DEPARTMENTS. SECTION 3. The Academy shall comprise separate Departments, not less- than three in number, of which those first organized shall be: 1st. The Department of Speculative Philosphy- Embracing: Metaphysics; Ethics. 2d. The Department of the Social and Political Scidnees - Embracing: Jurisprudence; Political Science; Education; Public Health; Social Economy. 3d. The Department of Natural Sciences - Embracing: The Mathematical and Physical Sciences; Natural History; The Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences. 4th. The Department of Arts Embracing: The Practical Arts; The Fine Arts. 5th. The Department of Letters Embracing: Language; Literature; Criticism; History. SECTIoN 4. Any branch of these Departments may be constituted a sec- tion; and any section or group of sections may be expanded into a full De- partment, whenever such expansion shall be deemed important.
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