Reference numberAP/63/3
TitleUnpublished paper, 'On the structure and functions of the human corpus callosum' by D J [David James] Hamilton
DescriptionHamilton finds that 'the fibres in the tip of the frontal lobe run almost directly backwards. A short way behind this they become concentrated in an oval shaped area. This oval shaped area still further back divides into three distinct bundles'. He names these bundles the tractus internus, tractus medius, and tractus externus, and goes on to describe their physiology in further detail.

Annotations in ink throughout.

Subject: Neuroscience / Physiology

Received 23 February 1884. Read 28 February 1884. Communicated by the President of the Royal Society [Thomas Henry Huxley].

Whilst the Royal Society declined to publish this paper in full, an abstract of the paper was published in volume 36 of the Proceedings of the Royal Society as 'On the structure and functional significance of the human Corpus callosum'.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1883.0117
Related records in the catalogueRR/9/212
Fellows associated with this archive
NA3559Hamilton; David James (1849 - 1909)1849 - 1909
NA8243Huxley; Thomas Henry (1825 - 1895)1825 - 1895
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