Papers of B.L. Jacobs

Scope and Content

Annual reprts as district commissioner for Lango District, Northern Province,Uganda, 1955-1958.

Administrative / Biographical History

B.L. Jacobs (b 1918) was educated at Mercers' School, served in the military,1939-1946, gaining the rank of Major. He took a post as an administrativecadet, Uganda, 1947, assistant district officer, 1949, district officer, 1954,district commissioner, 1955 and senior district officer, 1961. He was on the staff at Makerere University College, 1961-1965. After his retirement, hewas appointed administrative training expert, Basutoland, 1965.

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Collection level description created by Paul Davidson, Bodleian Library of Commonwealth and African Studies at Rhodes House.

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Related Material

Memorandum on service, 1947-1965, in Uganda (ref. MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 478 (14)).