Catalogue of archive of Sam Jackett, Reuters journalist, 1936-54

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Archive of Sam Jackett, Reuters journalist


Archive of Sam Jackett, Reuters journalist.

Extent: 0.3 Linear metres, 2 shelfmarks
Language(s) of Material: English

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. c. 3273, Photogr. c. 31

Biographical History

Sam Jackett (fl. 1936-1954) was a Reuters journalist.

Scope and Content

Papers of Sam Jackett comprising: pocket diary, 1945; correspondence and papers, 1936-54, n.d. (most of the letters were written by Jackett to his wife, Onah, while stationed in India during the Second World War); photographs of the Jacketts' wedding, Apr. 1937, and miscellaneous family photographs, [1910s-1940s].


Bought by the Library, D.P. White, cat. 52 (1993), item 90.

Preferred Form of Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Library [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. c. 3273, fols. 1-2].

Personal name(s) (NCA Rules)

Jackett | Sam | fl 1936-54 | journalist

Corporate name(s) (NCA Rules)



20th century
Diaries -- 20th century
Journalists -- 20th century

Descriptive List

Papers of Sam Jackett
Date: 1936-1954
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 3273
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 350 leaves

Scope and Content


Photographs of the Jacketts' wedding
Date: Apr. 1937
Shelfmark: MS. Photogr. c. 31
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 128 leaves

Scope and Content

Includes (fols. 7-128) miscellaneous family photographs, [1910s-1940s].

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