Papers of Sam Jackett, 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].

Administrative / Biographical History

Sam Jackett (fl 1936-54) was a Reuters journalist.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

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


Collection level description created by Susan Thomas, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.