Jacob, Edward Ian Claud, Sir, 1899 - 1993 (Knight, Lieutenant-General)
- Existence: 1899 - 1993
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
With correspondence, 1980-3 (5): including letters from Sir Ian Jacob, 3 December 1980 (1), and Lord Carver, 4 December 1980 (1), about the Suez Crisis; and a letter from Sir Hermann Bondi, 28 January 1981, about a British nuclear deterrent. These letters are a mixture of photocopies and originals.
The papers cover Jacob's adult life from his early army career, his work as Assistant Military Secretary to the War Cabinet and as Director General of the BBC, to his retirement where he remained active in many important public services. Also included are some Boer War papers which were kept by Jacob's father-in-law.