- 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
Collection of William Fulton Jackson photographs, 1855-1931, General Manager, North British Railway Company
Scope and Content
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
Conditions Governing Access
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.
This material has been appraised in line with standard GB 248 procedures
William Lind purchased the collection from a Glasgow saleroom c1978
Location of Originals
This material is original
No known publications using this material