22 diaries (1905-1910; 1912-1917; 1919; 1921-1922; 1926-1927; 1929; 1931-1932); 3 sheets of a diary (November 1915); Record of Officers' Services, Indian Army (1897-1930), with part photocopied; bundle of medical correspondence (1930-1931); bundle of 35 photographs taken in India, with captions (1905); bundle of 61 photographs taken in East Africa, with captions (1914-1916); typed transcripts of the diaries (1914-1917); letter outlining medical training of Cameron (1983); book: A surgeon's India, published diaries of A. Cameron, edited by his son, A. Cameron (1986).
Alexander Cameron papers
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 206 Liddle Collection AFE 07
- Dates of Creation1905-1986
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description2 boxes; manuscript, typescript, photographs, and printed material (partly photocopied).
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Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Alexander Cameron (1879-1932) served as a doctor with the Indian Medical Service, reaching the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. During the First World War he served as a Captain in East Africa.
Conditions Governing Access
Access is unrestricted.
The papers were placed in the Collection by Dr A. Cameron (son) between 1992 and 1994. See Research Correspondence File.
Other Finding Aids
East Africa catalogue http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/liddle/index.htm
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