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Admiral Dicken: Memoirs and papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7351

Scope and Contents

The principal part of the collection is comprised of Dicken's detailed hand-written memoirs, accompanied by related documents and photographs. The remaining items are a printed volume on the cruise of the Flying Squadron, 1869-1870, in which Dicken participated; a journal from his service on H.M.S. 'Alexandra' in the Mediterranean, 1883-1884; and assorted papers collected for the memoirs.


  • Creation: 1834-1937


Conditions Governing Access

Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (


1 object(s) (1 object (chest paper + photograph))

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by the executors of Admiral C.G. Dicken, 22 April 1953.

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Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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