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JACKSON, Sir Keith Alexander (1798-1843)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0402 KAJ
Held at: Royal Geographical Society
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Full title: JACKSON, Sir Keith Alexander (1798-1843)
Date(s): 1828-1843
Level of description: Collection level
Extent: 1 large box and 4 files
Name of creator(s): Jackson | Sir | Keith Alexander | 1798-1843 | Knight | 2nd Baronet | Indian administrator


Administrative/Biographical history:

Sir Keith Alexander Jackson 2nd Baronet, was of the 4th Light Dragoons. He died in Caubul in 1843. He was married to Amelia née Waddell and their children included Sir Mountstuart Goodricke Jackson, 3rd Baronet (1836-1857) and Sir Keith George Jackson, 4th Baronet (1842-1916).


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of Sir Keith Alexander Jackson including diary in Persia, 1828-1829, including notes on a voyage down the Tigris and Euphrates to Bossora; private journal, 1838, of the storming of Ghuznee; journal on a voyage from Bombay to England, 1841 and rough note- and letter-book, 1842-1843.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

As outlined in the Scope and Content.

Conditions governing access:

Accessible via The Foyle Reading Room. Free of charge for Fellows, Members and those with valid academic identification. All other users pay a charge and must bring identification in order to register on arrival.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Photocopying at the discretion of the Archivist and subject to completion of 'application for copies' form. No reproduction or publication without permission of the RGS-IBG Archivist.

Finding aids:

Hand list and card index.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Donated by Sir R Jackson, 1934.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Papers of Sir Keith Alexander Jackson's wife, Lady Amelia Jackson (Ref: LAJ) and papers of his son, Sir Keith George Jackson (Ref: KGJ) are held in the RGS archive.

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Prepared by Archives volunteer using existing finding aids. Revised by Sarah Drewery.

Rules or conventions:
ISAD(G) ed.2, name authority NRA.

Date(s) of descriptions:
29th November, 2001. Oct 2008.

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