George Maclaren, Naval surgeon: Journals

Scope and Content

Two journals containing detailed descriptions of the places that Mclaren visited, with comments on his work as an assistant surgeon and a regular record of temperatures.

Access Information

Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (

Acquisition Information

Purchased at auction Stride & Son, 6 October 1998, lots 298-99.

Other Finding Aids

Full description available in the Manuscripts Reading Room

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