Creating and enhancing online records of archival material in the India Office Records relating to infectious diseases in pre-independence India, 1780-1860


  • British Library

Project summary

This project was to create 1,370 electronic catalogue records for manuscript archives relating to infectious disease from the India Office Records of the British Library, covering 1780 to 1860. The archive covers medical topography, diseases, hospitals, drugs and cures, medical education, mortality statistics, diet and nutrition, public health and military health. The project aimed to make the archive more accessible and facilitate future digitisation.