|June 1977||Fossil enthusiasts meet at Academy of Natural Sciences (Phila., Pa.) to discuss forming a group.|
|August 1978||Notification of first meeting sent out to museum members and fossil enthusiasts.|
|Sept. 1978||First meeting held at Academy of Natural Sciences (Phila., Pa.).|
|January 1979||First slate of officers elected.|
|June 1979||First overnight fossil collecting trip (Madison County, NY)|
|1980||First Fossil Fair was held at Academy of Natural Sciences (Phila., Pa.)|
|DVPS incorporated as a non-profit entity.|
|May 1981||DVPS newsletter contains masthead of skeleton of Mosasaur|
|Nov. 1981||First trip to North Carolina's Lee Creek Mine was made.|
|1981-82||Concept of a DVPS Journal formulated.|
|1982||Mosasaur Volume I published.|
DVPS makes first contribution to paleontological endeavor (Dodson's dinosaur).
Mosasaur Volume II.
Joint trip with Calvert Marine Museum to Swatara Gap, Pa.
Mosasaur Volume III
10th Year, 5 Presidents to date, 8th Annual Fossil Fair
Field trips expand into Florida and Nebraska; Mosasaur IV published.
|Paul Bond Scholarship fund established; Philadelphia Foundation manages funds.|
|Mosasaur V and VI published.|
|The first Paul Bond Scholarship is awarded to Joshua B. Smith – University of Pennsylvania|
Field trips expand to Buffalo, NY.
DVPS website established.
Paul Bond Scholarships is awarded to Katherine L. Davis and Allison R. Tumarkin – University of Delaware
|March 1999||20th Anniversary dinner held in Horsham, Pa. (Lifetime Achievement Award to Courtney Rockefeller)|
|Sept. 1999||Grant given in the amount of $1000.00 given to Trustees of the U of P in the name of Matt Lamanna for Research Project located in Egypt |
|Sept. 1999||Grant issued in the amount of $940.00 given to Trustees of the U of P in the name of Josh Smith for Research Project located in Egypt |
|Paul Bond Scholarship is awarded to David B. Cassenti – Rutgers University|
|Annual Fossil Fair moves to Plymouth Meeting location. (co-sponsor Philadelphia Mineralogical Society)|
|May 2001||Grant issued in the amount of $727.00 given to Red Hill museum |
|Paul Bond Scholarship is awarded to William E. Gottobrio – Bryn Mawr College|
Field Trips expand across Canada (Niagara Falls area, north of Toronto)
|Paul Bond Scholarship is awarded to Matthew C. Lamanna – University of Pennsylvania|
|Oct. 2002||Grant issued in the amount of $500.00 given to Aurora Fossil Museum|
25th Anniversary Dinner held in Horsham, Pa, (Lifetime Achievement Award to Ron Tillis)(speakers P. Larson and K. Donnan presented Rex Appeal, The Amazing Story of Sue.)
Paul Bond Scholarship is awarded to Merrilee F. Geunther – University of Pennsylvania
Mosasaur VII published
Paul Bond Scholarship is awarded to Doreena M. Patrick - University of Pennsylvania
Continued success with Field trips into Canada
Paul Bond Scholarship is awarded to Domenic D’Amore – Rutgers University
Joint trips with Central Pa Mineral Club
New trips to New Jersey creek beds
Fern sites in Pa revisited (St. Clair)
Trip to Fruitville Pike Quarry, Lancaster County
New trip to Shamokin, Pa area (ferns, tree trunks)
Joint trip with Calvert Marine Museum Club to PA fern sites
New trip to New Jersey creek sites (Ramanessin Township Park)
Call for papers for Mosasaur VIII
|2008||Revised DVPS Bylaws approved by DVPS Executive Board|
Joint trips with Delaware Mineralogical Society to Red Hill, Pa
Paul Bond Scholarship is awarded to Emma Schachner – University of Pennsylvania
Joint trip with Calvert Marine Museum to scientists Cliffs, Md.
Ken Shuck elected President
|2009||Grant issued in the amount of $1000.00 given to Hamburg Natural History Society|
|Oct. 2010||Grant issued in the amount of $1000.00 given to Red Hill museum |
|April 2011||Grant issued in the amount of $1485.00.00 given to Friends of the New Jersey State Museum for the Inversand project|
|Oct. 2012||Grant issued in the amount of $1000.00.00 given to Drexel University for the Inversand project|
|Nov. 2013||Grant issued in the amount of $1000.00 given to Lycoming College in the name of Dr. Broussard for Research on Red Hill fish scales|
|Sept. 2014||Paul Bond Scholarship is awarded to Zachary Boles – Drexel University|