Reference numberAP/33/8
TitleUnpublished paper, 'Researches into the structure of the spinal cord' by Jacob Augustus Lockhart Clarke
DescriptionClarke shares a series of observations with the view of determining the relationship between the spinal nerves and the respiratory nervous centres. After stating that the observations were made, by means of a microscope of the best construction, upon many thousand preparations of the spinal cord of a man, a calf, a sheep, a pig, a dog, a cat, a rabbit, a guinea-pig and a frog, he describes the methods adopted in making these preparations. Marked on title page as 'Not to be printed - see other copy'.

Subject: Neuroscience

Received 15 October 1850. Read 5 December 1850. Communicated by Samuel Solly.

Whilst the Royal Society declined to publish this paper in full, an abstract of the paper was published in volume 6 of Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London [later Proceedings of the Royal Society] as 'Researches into the structure of the spinal cord''.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1850.0001
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8363Solly; Samuel (1805 - 1871)1805 - 1871
NA3687Clarke; Jacob Augustus Lockhart (1817 - 1880)1817 - 1880
Add to My Items

    Collection highlights

    Browse the records of some of our collections, which cover all branches of science and date from the 12th century onwards. These include the published works of Fellows of the Royal Society, personal papers of eminent scientists, letters and manuscripts sent to the Society or presented at meetings, and administrative records documenting the Society's activities since our foundation in 1660.

    The Royal Society

    The Royal Society is a Fellowship of many of
    the world's most eminent scientists and is the
    oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.
    Registered charity number 207043

    Website design ©CalmView


    + 44 207 451 2500
    (Lines open Mon-Fri, 9:00-17:00. Excludes bank holidays)

    6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG

    Email Us →


    Subscribe to our newsletters to be updated with the
    latest news on innovation, events, articles and reports.

    Subscribe →

    © CalmView