Alexander Cameron papers

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      GB 206 Liddle Collection AFE 07
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  • Physical Description
      2 boxes; manuscript, typescript, photographs, and printed material (partly photocopied).

Scope and Content

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).

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.

Access Information

Access is unrestricted.

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by Dr A. Cameron (son) between 1992 and 1994. See Research Correspondence File.


In English.

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