Reference numberAP/38/16
TitleUnpublished paper, 'Account of experiments on the vagus and spinal accessory nerves' by Augustus [Volney] Waller
Date29 March 1856
DescriptionWaller aims to determine 'the exact influence exerted by the fibres arising from different sources which are intimately blended together in the trunk of the mixed vagus'. He describes a series of anatomical dissections and experiments carried out principally in the laboratory of [Jean Pierre] Flourens at the Jardin des Plants [Paris].

Subject: Neuroscience

Received 31 March 1856. Read 10 April 1856.

Written by Waller in Paris.

Whilst the Royal Society declined to publish this paper in full, an abstract of the paper was published in volume 8 of volume 8 of the Proceedings of the Royal Society as 'Account of experiments on the vagus and spinal accessory nerves'.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1856.0023
Related records in the catalogueRR/3/274
Fellows associated with this archive
NA5239Waller; Augustus Volney (1816 - 1870)1816 - 1870
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