CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 3753/2/2
TitleLecture on the Human Nervous System
Extent1 file
Administrative HistoryReid delivered this lecture on the Human Nervous System to the Aberdeen Philosophical Society in the anatomy lecture theatre, Marischal College, 8pm 13 January 1903. It was was illustrated by 57 lantern slides, provided by Alexander Low (who was then Senior Assistant in the Anatomy Department) and Reid's brother, Dr William Reid, medical superintendent of Aberdeen Royal Lunatic Assylum.

The anatomical and anthropological museums were opened for members to inspect, following the lecture.
DescriptionLecture notes and related papers for lecture on 'The Human Nervous System' delivered to the Aberdeen Philosophical Society, 13 January 1903:

Aberdeen Philisophical Society admission cards to the lecture (one member's and one visitor's)
Synopsis and lecture notes. The synopsis contains Reid's initial ideas and a sketchy first draught of the lecture.
Newspaper cuttings from 'The Aberdeen Daily Journal' and 'The Aberdeen Free Press', 14 January 1903
Notes extracted from an article entitled 'Right-Handed Men and Left-Handed Men', published in 'Man', 1902; and from an article on same topic in 'The Lancet', 20 December 1902
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