University of Birmingham Staff Papers: Papers of Jacob Glyndwr Picton

Scope and Content

Papers relating to his involvement with the National Health Service as a member of various committees and boards, 1953-1982; industrial relations and Picton's involvement with Wage Councils, 1955-1982; Picton's service as chairman and member of the West Midland Rent Assessment Panel, 1967-1979.

Administrative / Biographical History

Jacob Glyndwr Picton was a member of the Faculty of Commerce and Social Science at University of Birmingham.

Reference: Finding aid to the Picton Papers.

For further reading about the University of Birmingham see: Eric Ives, Diane Drummond, Leonard Schwarz The First Civic University: Birmingham 1880-1980 An Introductory History ( The University of University of Birmingham Press. 2000 ).


The collection is arranged by the categories described above.

Access Information

Open. Access to all registered researchers.

Acquisition Information

This collection was donated to University of Birmingham Library by Picton in 1978 and 1982.

Other Finding Aids

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Conditions Governing Use

Permission to make any published use of any material from the collection must be sought in advance in writing from the University Archivist, Special Collections. Identification of copyright holders of unpublished material is often difficult. Special Collections will assist where possible with identifying copyright owners, but responsibility for ensuring copyright clearance rests with the user of the material.


Further deposits are not expected.

Related Material

University of Birmingham Information Services, Special Collections Department also holds the archives of the University of Birmingham and archives of other former staff, officials and students.