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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0099 KCLMA Sprawson
Title
SPRAWSON, Maj Gen Sir Cuthbert Allan (1877-1956)
Date(s)
Created [1938]
Level of description
collection level
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
1 file

Context

Administrative / Biographical history

Born 1877; educated at King's College School and King's College Hospital, London; Lt, Indian Medical Service, 1900; service in Waziristan, North West Frontier, India, 1901-1902; Capt, 1903; Maj, 1911; Professor of Medicine, Allahabad University, India, 1913-1923; served in World War One, 1914-1918; temporary Lt Col, Indian Medical Service, 1917-1919; Consulting Physician, Mesopotamia Expeditionary Force, 1916-1918; Lt Col, 1919; awarded CIE, 1919; Col, 1929; Professor of Medicine and Principal, King George's Medical College, Lucknow University, India, 1926; Dean of the Medical Faculty, Lucknow University, 1926; Maj Gen, 1930; Surgeon General to Government of Madras, India, 1930-1935; Director General, Indian Medical Service, 1933-1937; Honorary Physician to the King, 1933-1937; President, Medical Council of India, 1934-1937; Knighted, 1936; retired 1937; died 1956. Publications: A guide to the use of tuberculin, with Archer William Ross Cochrane (J Bale, Sons and Danielsson, London, 1915); Moore's manual of family medicine and hygiene for India (Churchill, London, 1916); Consumption: treatment at home and rules for living. Adapted for India (Butterworth, Calcutta, India, 1917); Beri-beri in the Mesopotamian Force [1918].

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

A guide to the use of tuberculin, with Archer William Ross Cochrane (J Bale, Sons and Danielsson, London, 1915); Moore's manual of family medicine and hygiene for India (Churchill, London, 1916); Consumption: treatment at home and rules for living. Adapted for India (Butterworth, Calcutta, India, 1917); Beri-beri in the Mesopotamian Force [1918].

Placed in the Centre by the family in 1997

Content & structure

Scope and content

Typescript memoir entitled '37 years in the IMS [Indian Medical Service]', [1938], notably concerning the treatment of tuberculosis in India, 1910-1937, service in Waziristan, North West Frontier, India, 1901-1902, prison service, Jhansi, 1906-1907, and service in World War One with the Mesopotamia Expeditionary Force, 1916-1918, 304 pps.

System of arrangement

1 file

Conditions of access & use

Conditions governing access

Open, subject to signature of Reader's undertaking form, and appropriate provision of two forms of identification, to include one photographic ID.

Conditions governing reproduction

Copies, subject to the condition of the original, may be provided for research use only. Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Trustees of the Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives, attention of the Director of Archive Services.

Language/scripts of material
English
Finding aids

This Summary Guide

Allied materials

Existence and location of originals
King's College London College Archives

Notes

Note

Decorations: Kt, CIE

Description control

Rules or conventions

Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal Place and Corporate Names 1997.

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Subjects

  • Actinomycetales infections
  • Administration of justice
  • Diseases
  • Documents
  • Infectious diseases
  • Information sources
  • International conflicts
  • Medical sciences
  • Memoirs
  • Military medicine
  • Pathology
  • Penal institutions
  • Penal sanctions
  • Prisons
  • Surgery
  • Tuberculosis
  • War
  • Wars (events)
  • World War One (1914-1918)
  • World wars (events)

Places

  • Asia
  • Iraq, Middle East
  • Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh, India, South Asia
  • Mesopotamia, Middle East
  • Northwest Frontier, Pakistan, South Asia
  • Waziristan, Pakistan, South Asia

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