Includes a collection of glass plate negatives from work in Africa studying scarification and tattooing (see Stannus/04 for published work on this). In addition there are two sets of blood slides as well as the paper on scarification.
Hugh Stannus Stannus
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- ReferenceGB 809 Stannus
- Dates of Creation1905 - 1940
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description3 boxes 1 item
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Hugh Stannus Stannus, consulting physician and specialist in tropical diseases was appointed Medical Officer to the King's African rifles in British Central Africa [Malawi] in 1905 and carried out research into various tropical diseases particularly pellagra and sleeping sickness. He made an intense study of anthropology and ethnology and published a monograph on the Wa-Yao people. He was elected FRCP in 1931. In 1914 he became principal medical officer of the Nyasa-Rhodesian forces operating in Southern German East Africa (Tanzania).
Copied from University of Dundee catalogue.
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Catalogued by Richard Meunier, Assistant Archivist, 2008.
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