TR Jackson Collection

Scope and Content

Photographs of furniture made by Handicraft students at Loughborough College and by Edward Barnsley; furniture drawings initialled by Peter Waals (Waals and Barnsley were both were woodwork design consultants to the College).

Administrative / Biographical History

These papers were donated on behalf of a 'Donald' Jackson, who had been a Handicraft student at Loughborough College c1936 and had subsequently taught at the Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, Faversham, Kent. There is no 'Donald' Jackson in the College enrolment registers, but a Thomas Ronald Jackson of Smalley, Derbyshire, was admitted to the East Midlands Training College in 1935 as a Handicraft student and graduated with a second class diploma in 1938. It is assumed this is the man referred to.


Three sections: Photographs; Drawings; Edward Barnsley.

Access Information

Open for consultation.

Acquisition Information

Donated to the University Archives 1997 by Mr Jackson through RC Elliott (Loughborough College 1956-1959).

Other Finding Aids

Typescript catalogue available in searchroom.

Archivist's Note

Description compiled by Jenny Clark, University Archivist.

Related Material

Peter Waals Drawings (D78); Cotswold Tradition Album (LC/ED/Z1) in Loughborough University Archives.

Geographical Names