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Scope and Contents The collection consists of notes of surgical cases arising from military action of British troops in Spain, 1832-1833, and notes of cases in the general military hospital of San Telmo, San Sebastian, arising from military action of British troops, 1836-1837. There is also a volume of statistical returns of sick and wounded admitted to the military hospitals of the Legion in Spain, 1835-1837.
Scope and Contents The Sir George Ballingall material is composed of correspondence and papers, 1801-1855. In March 1995, when researching in Edinburgh University Library, Dr. Roger Cooter of the Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine, in Manchester, dictated the papers onto tape and produced transcripts of about 70 per cent of the documents, following the order in which they had been placed in the original boxes. The transcripts, produced in haste, and which may not be accurate in detail, have been placed in...