Arthur C. Hunter was a cousin of Sir Frederick Jackson (1860-1929), and uncle of Sir Geoffrey Archer (1882-1964).
This volume of c. 160 pages was compiled by Arthur C. Hunter, and was later passed to Lady Jackson. It contains material on Sir Frederick Jackson, Governor of Uganda (1911-1917), and his nephew Sir Geoffrey Archer, who served as Governor of Somaliland (1914-1923), Governor of Uganda (1923), and Governor-General of the Sudan (1924-1926). There are a few letters to A. C. Hunter from F. J. Jackson, but most of the items are printed cuttings. The scrapbook provides a record of the Jackson-Gedge expedition of 1888-1890, and has much on Uganda, Theodore Roosevelt in East Africa, and Rider Haggard. Subjects include:
1. Jackson-Gedge Expedition, 1889-1890.
2. Dr. Peters's activities, 1889-1890.
3. Lord Lugard in Uganda, 1890-1892.
4. Uganda Railway Parliamentary debate, 1892.
5. Sudanese Mutiny in Uganda, 1898.
6. Sir Charles Eliot's resignation, 1904.
7. Roosevelt in East Africa, 1908; Winston Churchill in Cairo, 1921.
8. Rider Haggard.
9. Was Jackson the Captain Good of 'King Solomon's Mines'?
10. Sir Geoffrey Archer and Corfield, Somaliland, 1913.
11. Sir Geoffrey Archer, Governor-General of Sudan, 1925.
12. Jackson and Archer Personalia.
Deposited at the Royal Commonwealth Society by Mr. H.B. Thomas.