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Papers of Harold Wycliffe Jackson

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MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 500

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Scrapbook and press cuttings accumulated as Director of Broadcasting, Malaya, 1946-1958 and as first General Manager, Rhodesia Television, 1960-1963, with accompanying correspondence and photographs; contribution on Malayan programmes by Norman Lloyd Williams, [?1946-1958].

Dates

  • 1946-1963

Extent

1 box

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

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Shelfmark:

MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 500

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 2578

Biographical / Historical

Harold Wycliffe Jackson (1906-63) became head of the Diplomatic Section, Control Office (Germany and Austria), 1946 before moving to Malaya, where he took the post of Deputy Director of Broadcasting in 1946 and Director, 1951-1958. He was later appointed first General Manager, Rhodesia Television, 1960-1963.

Other Finding Aids

Listed as no. 591 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were donated to the library by Jackson's widow, Mrs. J.H. Jackson in October 1985.

Further press cuttings were donated to the library in May 1986 and added to the collection.
Title
Papers of Harold Wycliffe Jackson
Status
Completed
Author
Paul Davidson
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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