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Dr Malcolm Watson, circa 1905, 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 4/44

Scope and Contents

100 x 75 mm. Showing Dr (later Sir) Malcolm WATSON (1873-1955) with a group of Chinese boys. Watson served in the Malayan Medical Service from 1900-1908 and was also in private practice in Malaya from 1900-1928. His first appointment was as District Surgeon, Selangor. His most important work was in the field of malaria research, which he started at Klang in 1901 and he served as a member of the F.M.S. Malaria Board from 1911-1928. He also researched the subject in the Netherlands East Indies (1911), India (1923), Africa (1929), and the Balkans (1930). He was the author of a number of works on malaria and its control and was Director of the Ross Institute from 1933-1942.


  • 1905

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Biographical / Historical

Photographer unknown.

Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.

Physical Description



PJ. Copy negative only.



Finding aid date

2002-05-20 12:09:44+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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