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Dr James F. Riley
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JJ Thomson

Photographs, one enlarged from the other and both annotated on reverse, of 'JJ Thomson in his room at the Cavendish Laboratory about 1900'

Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh

Volume 49 Issue 3. Contains biographical article by Graham Lowe, 'Dr James Riley, pioneer in histamine and mast cell studies'. Includes postcard sent with issue to Riley's son, Paul

Fraser Family Gathering

The Fraser Family and Alpargatas, parts 1 and 2:
Part 1: The South American Adventure
Part 2: Consolidation and Expansion 1914-1974

Pluto's Republic

Includes signed letter to Dr Riley from the author, Prof Sir Peter Medawar noting his puzzlement on some mast cell behaviour

Sir Thomas and Sir Joseph Banks

(1) Notebook containing copy letters of Sir Thomas Banks and genealogical information, nd
(2) Letters [2] from Averil Lysaght thanking Riley for the loan of his notebook and his appreciation if her book about Joseph Banks, 1971
(3) Letter from the British Museum returning Riley's notebook after copying it, 1971

U.S. von Euler letter and lecture

Letter of thanks for Riley's congratulations, referring to their discussions and his health. Also reprint of Euler's Nobel lecture 'Adrenergic neurotransmitter functions'

Cockcroft and Walton

Annotated envelope containing signed reprint of article 'Experiments with High Velocity Positive Ions' by JD Cockcroft and ETS Walton, with letter to Riley from Walton. Also reprint of Cockcroft and Walton letter sent by Walton

Letter from JB Priestley

Letter to Dr Riley advising him that Priestley would sign his copy of 'Bright Day' and recommending he read 'The Image Men', 'my last, perhaps my very last' novel.
In envelope annotated with notes in French

Michael Polany

Letter from Polany thanking Riley for his copy of 'Patterns in Research'

'Royal Institution Lectures'

Programme, with annotated envelope, featuring lectures to celebrate the centenary of Michael Faraday. Includes poster advertising Faraday exhibition and lecture series


Annotated envelope containing Volume 8, Number 2 of the Sandoz Journal of Medical Science featuring short piece on Marie Curie-Sklodowska and articles about 'original research serving the medical profession'

Monographs in Allergy

Tissue Mast Cells in Immune Reactions by R Keller. With 1966 inscription of thanks to 'Jim' by 'Rofi' and two pressed leaves

FRSE, Edinburgh

Correspondence concerning Riley's election as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, with receipt, unrelated article and programme and two photographs of Riley giving a tutorial at the University of Montreal

Sir Henry Dale

Article charting research on parasympathetic nerves by Dale sent to Riley and probably annotated by him, with accompanying letter and Riley's reply. Also notes of 'Abstract of HHD's letter'

Michael Faraday

Biography, with inscription, 1967, by the author L Pearce Williams praising Riley's book 'The Hammer & the Anvil' . Also letter noting confirming Williams signed it in the Royal Institution.
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