Reference numberPP/4/31
Previous numbersPP/36/31
TitlePaper, 'On the structure and functional significance of the human corpus callosum' by D J [David James] Hamilton
DescriptionHamilton writes: 'The results have been obtained by a special mode of preparation formerly described by me [...] 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, and these bundles I have named the tractus internus, tractus medius, and tractus externus.'

Annotations in pencil and ink.

Subject: Neuroscience / Physiology

Received 23 January 1884 / 23 February 1884. Read 28 February 1884. Communicated by [Thomas Henry] Huxley.

A version of this 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 and graphite pencil on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1883.0117
Fellows associated with this archive
NA3559Hamilton; David James (1849 - 1909)1849 - 1909
NA8243Huxley; Thomas Henry (1825 - 1895)1825 - 1895
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