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  • Cantlie, James, Sir, 1851-1926.
c. 1870-1984
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Cantlie, Sir James, F.R.C.S. (1851-1926)
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About this work


Material relating to Cantlie's career in public health and medicine and his social activities, in Britian and Hong Kong.


c. 1870-1984

Physical description

7 boxes 8 volumes, 6 bundles, 1 file, 191 items


Arranged thematically, as follows: MSS.7920-7927, scrap-book volumes, 1875-1935; MSS.7928-7933, loose scrap-book pages, 1897-1955; MS.7934, letters from Sun Yat Sen, 1906-1921; MS.7935, Orders, Awards, Certificates, Appointments, [c.1883]-1920; MS.7936, papers on the Volunteer Medical Staff Corps, Ambulance and First Aid Movement in Britain, 1884-1954; MS.7937, Cantlie's work and activities in Hong Kong, [1879]-1925; MS.7938, miscellaneous material, c.1870-1984 and n.d.; MS.7939, Scottish Societies, 1907-1924 and n.d.; MS.7940, Publications by Cantlie, c.1870s-c.1918 and n.d.; MS.7941, Publications by others, c.1870s-1925.

Acquisition note

Presented to the Wellcome Library in June 1999 by Mrs Jean Stewart, grand-daughter of Sir James Cantlie.

Finding aids

Database description transcribed from Richard Aspin and Christopher Hilton's typescript supplement to S.A.J Moorat's Catalogue of Western Manuscripts


  • English

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