Papers relating to the work of J.W.S. Macfie on his sixth tour of West Africa

Scope and Content

Certificate of leave from the Crown Agents of the Colonies, 20 March 1917.

Two 1 Shilling and two 2 shilling notes from the West African Currency Board.

Manuscript notes on a prison [n.d.]

Two newspaper articles:

"West Africa", 10 May 1919, article entitled "Winner of 'Mary Kingsley' Medal" discussing J.W.S. Macfie's award. Includes photograph.

Unknown newspaper, n.d., article discussing activities of Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine including a proposed laboratory in West Africa, J.W.S. Macfie's award of the "Mary Kingsley" Medal, Health conditions in West Africa and on the work towards annihilating Yellow Fever.

Letter and ten page report by J.W.S. Macfie on the development of Pathological medicine in the Gold Coast, 27 October 1919.

Administrative / Biographical History

J.W.S. Macfie was on commission with the Royal Army Medical Corps and taking a leave of absence from his position with the Colonial office until 1919


Original order preserved

Acquisition Information

Donated by Mr R.L. Paton nephew of J.W.S. Macfie