The records are comprised of two booklets of certificates of examinations passed and lectures attended for the degree of MB. and Ch.B.(University of Adelaide and University of Melbourne), certificates of award of degrees of BS. and MB. (Melbourne), lecture notebook and record of visits as a general practitioner in Victor Harbor, four hour chart of female patient for 32 days preceding death, certificate of award of degree of Bachelor of Medicine to Jacob Douglas from Oxford University (1800), a cut-throat razor and a photograph of an unidentified man, possibly Dr. Douglas.