Robert Barnes: Notebook, Meteorological Effects on Disease

Scope and Content

Research notebook compiled by Robert Barnes on the effects of meteorology on various diseases, containing newspaper clippings, journal articles, and notes on the works and cases of other medical men (1872-1889). Topics include antiseptics, and the effects of humidity, pressure, and time of year on malaria, influenza, puerperal fever, and anemia.

Conditions Governing Access

Open to researchers by appointment, Monday to Friday, 10am to 4pm. mailto: archives@rcog.org.uk