B.L. Jacobs (b 1918) was educated at Mercers' School, served in the military, 1939-1946, gaining the rank of Major. He took a post as an administrative cadet, Uganda, 1947, assistant district officer, 1949, district officer, 1954, district commissioner, 1955 and senior district officer, 1961. He was on the staff at Makerere University College, 1961-1965. After his retirement, he was appointed administrative training expert, Basutoland, 1965.
Annual reports as district commissioner for Lango District, Northern Province, Uganda, 1955-1958.
The papers were donated to the library by B.L. (Jake) Jacobs on 22nd May 1997.Access Conditions
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Memorandum on service, 1947-1965, in Uganda (ref. MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 478 (14)).
Jacobs | B.L. | fl 1918-1997 | colonial officer
Great Britain | Colonies | Uganda | Administration
Uganda | History | 1890-1962