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JACKSON, Sir Keith George (1842-1916)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0402 KGJ
Held at: Royal Geographical Society
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Full title: JACKSON, Sir Keith George (1842-1916)
Date(s): 1868-1916
Level of description: Collection level
Extent: 6 vols
Name of creator(s): Jackson | Sir | Keith George | 1842-1916 | Knight | 4th Baronet | soldier


Administrative/Biographical history:

Born, 1842; second son of Sir Keith Alexander Jackson, 2nd Baronet and Lady Amelia Jackson; educated, Ordnance School, Carshalton; Magdalene College, Cambridge; 83 rd Foot; succeeded his brother who was murdered at Delhi, 1857; settled in Argentina; died, 1916.


Scope and content/abstract:

Diaries of Sir Keith George Jackson, 1868-1916, which include records of some long periods of residence in Argentina as an estancia owner. Also includes some periods of residence in England and Canada. One of the volumes contains photographs of Jackson with companions.

Access & Use

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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 George Jackson's father, Sir Keith Alexander Jackson (Ref: KAJ) and papers of his mother, Lady Amelia Jackson (Ref: LAJ) 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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