Martin, Arthur Anderson, 1877-1916 : Papers
The collection is of four items: (1) a diary for 5 January-13 September 1916 kept by Martin until four days before his death. It describes life at the front and hospital experiences, mostly in France; (2) a copy of `A surgeon in khaki' published 1915 in which he describes his experiences in the Royal Army Medical Corps in France and Flanders (1914-1915) and which is inscribed to his wife; (3) a folder of enclosures from the diary and the book which include clippings about war, R F Scott, the duties of an officer and a letter to the edtior of the `Scotsman' about the Royal Army Medical Corps quoting Martin's book, calling cards, a pressed flower `margery in flower', a note on Haig's Order of the Day, an autographs card, a Masonic address, a leaflet in Niuean `Koe tau kupu ke he tau', a postcard of Isbergues and a page of notes (4) a French government propaganda poster urging the population to be careful about information that might be useful for the enemy.
Other Titles - A surgeon in khaki
Martin served in the Royal Army Medical Corps 1914-1915 and wrote `A surgeon in khaki' following those experiences. He returned to the front in 1916 as a major in the NZ Medical Corps
Quantity: 2 volume(s). 2 folder(s). 0.08 Linear Metres.
Physical Description: Mss and printed matter
Transfers: To Photographic Archive - 13 small photographs of war-related scenes, 3 14x9cm photographs of Martin, and one postcard of Isbergues.
Access restrictions: No access restrictions
There are 4 items in total.
Format: 2 volume(s), 2 folder(s), 0.08 Linear Metres, Diaries, Publications (Documents), Manuscripts, Mss and printed matterSee original record