Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:
This series contains files on each topic set out in Joseph Needham's grand plan for 'Science and Civilisation in China'.
The document mentions that the Worshipful Company of Drapers are funding the building and equipping of the Physiology School, whereas the Department of Experimental Psychology is being funded by private donors. An itemisation of expenses is given at the end of the document.
The category - Teaching, learning and research records - comprises records relating to curriculum delivery and examination, further research and the award of degrees; also such adjuncts to study as laboratories, the Botanic Garden and University Library.
The collection is comprised of a large number of biographical and personal materials, materials related to Roughton's work in the Department of Colloid Science at Cambridge (with much of the material related to Roughton's retirement), a small amount of material documenting Roughton's publications, and a few pieces of Roughton's scientific correspondence. The principal deposit of Roughton papers is housed at the American Philosophical Society Library, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Letter from J. S. Haldane to Ward: this is a covering letter accompanying a pamphlet of Haldane's published lectures on 'Life and Mechanism' which he is sending to Ward, 19061218
Letter-headed: '4 St Margaret's Road, Oxford'.
This booklet was issued to coincide with the official opening of the new Physiology building and as part of the celebration of these new facilities.
'Presentation of the School of Physiology by the Worshipful Company of Drapers and its Opening by H.R.H. Prince Arthur of Connaught', 19140609
This booklet contains a short history of experimental science in Cambridge going back to 1702, and includes plates illustrating the new buildings and floor plans of the room lay-outs.
Psychology, Only one page carries a specific reference as to date of writing: the verso of p. 92, which is dated 12 November 1900. We assume that the rest of the notebook was made in and around that year.
Recommendations of 'the Board' with regard to the setting and holding of examinations in Psychological Medicine
There are 12 points in ths list. The last one states that 'the first examination under these regulations be not held earlier than June 1913'.
Undergraduate lecture notes on physiology and biochemistry and a diary of a tour of North America.
The papers include: correspondence from the 1960s to the 2000s, with some papers relating to the Anti-Submarine Experimental Establishment (1942) and naval radar research (1944-45); volumes of notes on experiments from 1947 to 1979; research papers and data files from the late 1970s to 1990s.
'Encheiridion: technicum ad memoriam acuendam in re medica', written not earlier than November 1761, 98 folios. The MS is probably a first draft of Physiologia: or the doctrine of nature, where substantial portions of the present treatise are repeated without alteration. The author's bookplate is inside the front cover and his printed stamp is impressed on page 1.
Contents are as follows: Chapter 3: 'The Combinations of Spinal Reflexes' Chapter 4: 'The Conditions of Reflex Spread', Chapter 5: 'Fatigue', Chapter 6: 'Postural Reflexes', Chapter 7: 'Righting Reflexes and Progressive Movement', Chapter 8: 'The Regulation of Breathing', Chapter 9: 'Projicient Patterns', Chapter 10: 'Cerebellar Functions', Chapter 11: 'Thalamic Sensibility'.