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Jackson, Geoffrey Holt Seymour, Sir, 1915 - 1987 (Knight, diplomat)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1915 - 1987

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

 Fonds

The Papers of Sir Geoffrey Jackson

Reference Code: GBR/0014/JAKN
Scope and Contents

The collection contains press cuttings and correspondence relating to Sir Geoffrey's kidnap, and 8-month captivity, by the Tupamaros while he was Ambassador to Uruguay in 1971. This experience is reflected in his subsequent writings, lectures, broadcasts and interests covered in the rest of the collection. There is relatively little material on Sir Geoffrey's earlier diplomatic career.

Dates: 1940 - 1988
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is mainly open for consultation (except for specific files indicated, chiefly in JAKN 7) by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.

The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.