Papers of Lionel Everard Napier, 1921-1952, relate to his work within the field of tropical medicine and contain publications, drafts and galley proofs of his work. Publications notably include reprints from the Indian Medical Gazette, many concerning kala-azar and other diseases affecting the Indian population, 1921-1940.
The collection contains drafts and galley proofs of some of Napier's work, including a typewritten draft paper titled 'The Treatment of Malaria' and draft papers on subjects including filariasis, yellow fever and leishmaniasis. Galley proofs include 'The Treatment of Malaria' taken from the Modern Treatment Series and proofs of papers concerning cholera, leishmaniasis and schistomiasis.
The collection also contains correspondence between Napier and Butterworths Medical Publications, 1951-1952, regarding Napier's contribution of a critical survey on tropical medicine for the 1953 annual progress volume to the British Encyclopaedia of Medical Practice.
Publications: Kala-azar: a handbook for students and practitioners (Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press, London, 1923).