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Collection Level Description: Papers of Harold Wycliffe Jackson

Reference: GB 0162 MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 500
Title: Papers of Harold Wycliffe Jackson
Dates of Creation: 1946-1963
Extent: 1 box

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

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.

Scope and Content

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].

Administrative Information

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.

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Bodleian reader's ticket required.

Reproduction Restrictions

No reproduction or publication of personal papers without permission. Contact the library in the first instance.

Further Information

Finding Aids

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

Access Points

Jackson | Harold Wycliffe | 1906-1963 | broadcasting director

Broadcasting | Malaya | History

Television broadcasting | Southern Rhodesia | History

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23 February 2012