Doc RefMJ
Tree Ref (Click this to browse the collection catalogue)MJ
Extent83 linear metres of books and 29 filing cabinets and 26 linear metres of archive material
TitleMichael Jackson Collection
Datemid 20th century-early 21st century
DescriptionThe Michael Jackson Collection, formed from the contents of Michael Jackson's office, includes 1,500 books from the expert's personal library on beer, whisky and other drinks, as well as 300 copies of his own books. There is also much research material, contained in 29 filing cabinets, hand-written notebooks, a selection of awards including four Glenfiddich awards for food writing, as well as photographs and press and book reviews.
Creator NameMichael Jackson
Administrative HistoryMichael Jackson was a leading expert on beer and whisky. He was a prolific journalist and lecturer, whose books on beer and whisky have sold over three million copies worldwide and in fifteen languages.
Custodial HistoryCreated/collected and owned by Michael Jackson and deposited by his beneficiaries and literary executor.

Michael Jackson Collection

Access ConditionsThe collection may be viewed in the special collections reading room only, by prior application.
Brewing Industry
Archivist NoteCollection level description by Eleanor Possart, 2008.
Access statusPartial closure
DS/UK/9Jackson; Michael (1942-2007); writer and journalist1942-2007
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