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Keyes, Roger John Brownlow, 1872 - 1945 (1st Baron Keyes of Zeebrugge and of Dover, Admiral of the Fleet)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1872 - 1945

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

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KEYES, Admiral of the Fleet Roger John Brownlow, 1st Baron, 1918-12-20 - 1919-01-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HURD 1/33
Scope and Contents

3 letters to Hurd

Dates: 1918-12-20 - 1919-01-10
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Keyes correspondence, 1939-12 - 1943-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BOWR 1/2
Scope and Contents Letters from Admiral of the Fleet Sir Roger Keyes to Bower on subjects including: concerns expressed by Winston Churchill [First Lord of the Admiralty] about the lack of co-operation between the different Air Forces, Churchill's view on the Admiralty's use of aircraft and a memorandum on the subject by Bower; inaccurate broadcasts; Keyes's attempts to advise Churchill on getting what the Navy required; keeping the Fleet Air Arm free of interference from the RAF. Also includes a...
Dates: 1939-12 - 1943-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Personal correspondence, 1915-02-15 - 1916-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CARD 2/2
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence from Field Marshal Sir John French, Miss Ella S Robinson, E M Jackson, Admiral Sir Gerard Noel, Page Robertson, Admiral Tate, Admiral Sir Francis Bridgeman, John George Waller, Field Marshal Lord Methuen, Reverend St Aidan Baylee, Admiral John de Robeck, Roger Keyes, Major Godfrey, Francis Gowers, Rachel Penrose, Winston Churchill, Captain Bromley, Prince Louis Battenberg, Arthur Balfour, Captain Kelly. Subjects include congratulations on initial success at...
Dates: 1915-02-15 - 1916-01
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 Admiral Sir John de Robeck

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DRBK
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of De Robeck's naval, official and personal papers. The naval and official papers include Midshipman's Logs, correspondence and Fleet orders. The personal papers include correspondence and diaries.

Dates: 1887 - 1930
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Fonds

The Papers of Commander John Owen

Reference Code: GBR/0014/OWEN
Scope and Contents

The papers chiefly consist of letters from Churchill to Owen while Owen was working as naval historical adviser to Churchill. All letters are typed, one has an extra hand-written paragraph. There are also a number of hand-written letters from Admiral of the Fleet Sir Roger Keyes.

Dates: 1929 - 1941
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. . Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.
 Fonds

The Papers of Vice-Admiral Wilfred Tomkinson

Reference Code: GBR/0014/TOMK
Scope and Contents

Many of the papers relate to the Invergordon Mutiny and Tomkinson's subsequent treatment by the Admiralty. The British attacks on Zeebrugge and Ostend in 1918 also feature in some of the documents. Tomkinson left a large number of photographs which illustrate his naval career and his family life.

Dates: 1892 - 1945
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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University Publisher: Correspondence with Keyes, R.J.B., 1943 - 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/PRESS 3/1/3/2621
Scope and Contents

4 carbon typed letters.

Dates: 1943 - 1944
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Scholarly access to this material may be restricted if it contains information exempted from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act, 2000. Please apply in advance to the Cambridge University Press Archivist.

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ARCHON code (for CUL materials)
University Archives (GBR/0265) 1
 
Type
Archival Object 4
Collection 3
 
Subject
First World War (1914-1918) 2
Air warfare 1
Albania 1
Dardanelles campaign (1915-1916) 1
Invergordon 1
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Italy 1
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The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.