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1 Curriculum vitae submitted when appointed Professor of Public Health, University of Edinburgh. With list of publications and testimonials, 1925

2 Extract from the minutes of Edinburgh University Senate, recording appreciation of Lelean's services as Professor of Public Health, 1944

3 List of articles and published notes by Captain Lelean, 1903-1912

4 Notes and copy correspondence, 1915-1916, re provision for sick Indian troops in Brighton in 1915

5 Copy of letter, 1937, from the Prime Minister, Stanley Baldwin, to Professor Lelean re establishment of a National Advisory Council for Scotland on the subject of physical training and recreation for young people, 1937

6 Note re royalties earned from books and inventions, c.1930

7 Notes and photographs re Lelean's invention, the sack disinfector, 1930

8 Notes and articles re Eocene outcrop in Central Africa, 1904

9 Drawing by Engel Terzzi of the possibly parasitic fly, Auchmeromyia luteola, 1904

10-23 Reprints and texts of papers and talks by Lelean, with one by W.H.O. Beveridge 1903-1956:

10 Quinine as a malarial prophylactic: a criticism, from the Journal of the RAMC, Nov 1911, with related correspondence, 1911-1912, including letter from Ronald Ross, 1911-1912

11 Four papers re refuse destruction in India, with related correspondence and newspaper cutting, 1911-1933

12 Bacteriological examination of waters in the field from the Journal of the RAMC, Sept 1914

13 Reprint of Colonel W.W.O. Beveridge's paper "Some essential factors in the construction of field service and expeditionary rations", from the Journal of the RAMC, Oct 1914

14 Notes on Myiasis, from the British Medical Journal, 30 Jan 1904

15 Note re meteorological observations in Northern Nigeria, 1903, from the Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, April 1904

16 Two cases of Bilharzia haematobia, from the Journal of the RAMC, Oct 1904

17 Review of the Medical History of the Great War, Vol. II, c.1919

18 Text of a talk to the Royal Institution of Great Britain, re anti-typhoid inoculation, 1915

19 Text of a talk to the Sir John Cass Technical Institute, re defensive science in gas-warfare, 1920

20 Common sense re clothing, talk to the Men's Dress Reform Party, post 1925

21 The evolution of public health, from Health and Empire, Dec 1929

22 Text of presidential address to the Royal Sanitary Association of Scotland, entitled "National physical unfitness and some remedies", c.1936

23 Public education in the art of health, a pamphlet by Lelean as Professor of Public Health at Edinburgh University, c.1928

24 Obituary of Lelean, from the British Medical Journal, 1956



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1 volume

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A digitised copy is held by the Wellcome Library.

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Open and available by appointment at the Museum of Military Medicine. A digitised copy is available to view via the online catalogue on the Wellcome Collection website.

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