Collection of William Fulton Jackson photographs, 1855-1931, General Manager, North British Railway Company

Scope and Content

  • Prints and negatives of many topics, including ships, places throughout the world, people etc 1904-1930
  • Volumes entitled 'Souvenir of a Holiday in...' relating to different holiday destinations 1913-1920 (they contain prints/photographs found within the rest of the collection)
  • Photograph albums belonging to the Cameron family undated

Administrative / Biographical History

William Fulton Jackson , born  1855  , was educated at St Enoch Parish school in Glasgow, Scotland. After leaving school he was employed with Messrs Westlands, Laidlaw and Co as a junior clerk. He went on to join the ranks, in the office of the Secretary, of the North British Railway Company in  1877  . He was then appointed the General Manager of the North British Railway Company in  1899  . Jackson was the last general manager to be appointed before the 'grouping' of the railways in  1923  . He was also heavily involved with the Young Men's Christian Assosciations and Evangelistic Committee.


The arrangement of this material reflects the original order in which it was received

Access Information


Acquisition Information

Deposit: William Lind: c1980


Fonds level description created by Andrew Thomson, Hub Project Archivist, 18 December 2004

Other Finding Aids

Digital file level list available in searchroom

Alternative Form Available

No known copies

Conditions Governing Use

Applications for permission to quote should be sent to the Archivist.

Reproduction subject to usual conditions: educational use and condition of documents.

Appraisal Information

This material has been appraised in line with standard GB 248 procedures

Custodial History

William Lind purchased the collection from a Glasgow saleroom c1978


None expected

Related Material

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Location of Originals

This material is original


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