Photographs of the Middle East, particularly Israel, Palestine and the Scottish Mission Hospital at Tiberias, also North Africa 1880-1968, France and Serbia 1916-1918, India 1936, Europe, U.S.A., Canada 1954-1974; subjects are views, the hospital, local people and customs, biblical representations, flora and fauna, medical conditions, World War I; photographs by the Torrance family; professional and commercially produced photographs, postcards, lantern slides, film strips, particularly of Israel, Palestine and Middle East mainly by G. Eric Matson of American Colony, c.1920-1972, also "L&L", Photoglob Zurich(photographs derived from Bonfils), and others; notebooks kept by Torrance of flora and fauna, biblical references, local customs, 1929-1973, medical conditions c.1940; rules on nurses' attitude to patients, early 20th cent.
Miscellaneous material pertaining to the Torrance family and their life and work in Palestine including: 1 Volume: Hana Beller geb. Gobat, 'Feldblumen aus dem Heitligen Land' (1875); 1 volume: Phillips, 'A Will to Survive, Israel: the faces of terror 1948, the faces of hope today' (1976)'; typescripts of (15) articles on a variety of subjects relating to life in Palestine, including flora, fauna, bible and local culture, miscellaneous photographs including serious medical conditions; scenes and views from Jerusalem and Palestine; Dr H. W. Torrance.
Book by Hana Beller geb. Gobat, of 54 colour plates of flowers 'in Nazareth'. Contains inscription to Lydia Maria Huber from her brother, H S Huber, dated Jerusalem 28 April, 1881. [The book belonged latterly to the mother of Dr H. W. Torrance]