Drax, Reginald Aylmer Ranfurly Plunkett, Sir (Ernle-Erle-, 1880-1967, Knight, Admiral)
- Existence: 1880 - 1967
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Original documents and copies arranged by Anthony Pollen in the course of his research, including confidential reports 'never seen by Arthur Hungerford Pollen', and correspondence between Capt. John Fisher and Lt. Reginald Plunkett. With annotated copy of 'Fire Control' by Capt. C. Hughes-Onslow (1909), in part 2.
"Important informal correspondence with First Lords and Admiralty holding High Office."
Files include annotated draft typescript letters by AHP. This series and the file titles were created by Anthony Pollen in the course of research into AHP's biography and naval history.
Original letters and extracts of correspondence between AHP and Reginald Drax. Also includes a later press cutting.
The Drax Papers mainly consist of naval files. These date mostly from the First World War and before, and also include a large number of intelligence reports, some from the First World War, but the majority dating from the Second World War. The papers also include articles and lectures by Plunkett on naval themes, with some publications.
The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.