An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

15847 entries, 13780 authors and 1925 subjects. Updated: January 26, 2023

RILEY, Henry Alsop

3 entries
  • 1441

The form and functions of the central nervous system.

New York: Paul B. Hoeber, 1921.


Subjects: NEUROSCIENCE › NERVOUS SYSTEM › Brain, including Medulla: Cerebrospinal Fluid
  • 350

The brain from ape to man: A contribution to the study of the evolution and development of the human brain by Frederick Tilney. With chapters on the reconstruction of the gray matter in the primate brain stem by Henry Alsop Riley. 2 vols.

New York: Paul B. Hoeber, 1928.

Classic study of the evolution of the central nervous system in the higher mammals. Digital facsimile from the Internet Archive at this link.



Subjects: ANATOMY › Neuroanatomy, ANATOMY › Neuroanatomy › Comparative Neuroanatomy, ANTHROPOLOGY › Paleoanthropology, COMPARATIVE ANATOMY, EVOLUTION, ZOOLOGY › Mammalogy › Primatology
  • 7347

An atlas of the basal ganglia, brain stem and spinal cord, Based on myelin-stained material.

Baltimore, MD: Williams & Wilkins, 1943.

"Classic atlas of the human brain (excluding the cerebral and cerebellar cortex). Each structure has a blurb with varying amounts of useful historical and factual information. There is also a very useful bibliography arranged according to major CNS regions. Most importantly, there are over 250 meticulously labeled photographs of sections in the three standard planes of section" (Larry W. Swanson).



Subjects: ANATOMY › 20th Century, ANATOMY › Neuroanatomy