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Jock Campbell, 1957-1996; n.d.

MS. Nicholson 38
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Correspondence and papers of, or relating to John Middleton ('Jock') Campbell:

  1. Folder 1: Correspondence, 1959-1965. Correspondents include Sir Richard Powell, Institute of Directors, 1959; Jan Crew, 1962; Sir Albert Robinson, High Commissioner for the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, 1962; Godfrey Pelletier, 1962; George S. Dunett, Sugar Board, 1964; Ian Fleming, Ann Fleming, Peter Fleming et al., regarding the continuation of the 'James Bond' book series, 1964-1965; Cheddi Jagan, Premier of British Guiana, 1964; George Bishop, 1964; Paul de Lazlo, 1965. Also includes announcement of changes to Bookers' investment in Prairie Pacific Distributers Ltd., Canada, Dec 1996; copies of 'ZCBC News' [Booker Zambia staff magazine?], Apr 1969, Nov 1969, Mar 1970, and of 'NTC News' (Staff magazine of The National Trading Company Ltd., Malawi), Mar 1970.
  2. Folder 2: Letters to the editor by Jock Campbell, mainly on business and economic and social matters, with related correspondence and newspaper cuttings, 1957-1976. Newspapers include The Times, The Financial Times, Sunday Times, Daily Telegraph, Investors Chronicle.
  3. Folder 3: Papers relating to the entry for Jock Campbell in the Dictionary of Business Biography, including correspondence between Michael Caine and the dictionary editor, 1981-1982; draft of the entry, 1982; biographical information on Jock Campbell. Also includes copy of Dictionary of Buisness Biography Supplement, listing Michael Caine as the author of the entry for Jock Campbell, 1986.
  4. Folder 4: Papers relating to the death of Jock Campbell, including photocopies of printed obituaries, 1994; eulogy by JAH [J.A. Haynes] 1995; programme of funeral service, and of service of thanksgiving, 1995. Also includes programme of funeral service for Phyllis Jacqueline Gilmour, Lady Campbell of Eskan, 1983.


  • Creation: 1957-1996; n.d.


1 box (4 folders)

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Nicholson 38

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom