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Jacob, Edward Ian Claud, Sir, 1899 - 1993 (Knight, Lieutenant-General)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1899 - 1993

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

 File

Diary, 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/24
Scope and Contents Diary. Subjects covered include: private meetings with Ian Jacob at the BBC; National Provincial Bank business; United Nations Association meetings; English Speaking Union events; Suez Canal Company business in Cairo and Paris; discussions regarding the Drogheda Committee and Report; BBC Board of Governors' meetings and social engagements, including discussions with Lady Rhys-Williams and Barbara Wootton; remarks on television programming; Cadogan's first-hand experience of the Coronation...
Dates: 1953
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

Diary, 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/25
Scope and Contents Diary. Subjects covered include: private meetings with Ian Jacob at the BBC; National Provincial Bank business; United Nations Association meetings; Suez Canal Company business; Chatham House meetings on Anglo-American relations; discussions regarding Drogheda Report; BBC Board of Governors meetings and policy discussions, including remarks on the BBC's relationship with the government, secret intelligence, and the Independent Television Authority, the BBC's responses to the government White...
Dates: 1954
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

Diary, 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/26
Scope and Contents Diary. Subjects covered include: private meetings with Ian Jacob at the BBC; National Provincial Bank business; United Nations Association meetings; Suez Canal Company business; BBC Board of Governors meetings and policy discussions, including remarks on audience research and the BBC's relationship with the government and the Independent Television Authority; religious programming; arrangements for the installation of television transmitters at Crystal Palace; the BBC's role during the...
Dates: 1955
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

Diary, 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/27
Scope and Contents Diary. Subjects covered include: private meetings with Ian Jacob at the BBC; National Provincial Bank business; private meetings with Foreign Office officials including Ivone Kirkpatrick; United Nations Association meetings; Suez Canal Company business, including news of crisis and responses to nationalisation by Gamal Abdel Nassar; BBC Board of Governors meetings and policy discussions, including remarks on the BBC's relationship with the government, competition with commercial television,...
Dates: 1956
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

Diary, 1957

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/28
Scope and Contents Diary. Subjects covered include: private meetings with Ian Jacob at the BBC; National Provincial Bank and Phoenix Assurance Company business; comments on Anthony Eden's resignation and the formation of a new Cabinet; Suez Canal Company business; BBC Board of Governors meetings and policy discussions, including remarks on the BBC's General Advisory Council and relationship with the government, the future of sound broadcasting, and the White Paper on changes to BBC overseas information...
Dates: 1957
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Fonds

The Papers of Sir Ian Jacob

Reference Code: GBR/0014/JACB
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1899 - 1993
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.

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