General: Fisher Correspondence, 1908 - 1920
Scope and Contents
Letters from Admiral of the Fleet 1st Lord Fisher [1st Sea Lord, 1904-10 and 1914-15], mainly on Admiralty business, including the naval estimates, but also ranging over Fisher's more general concerns, including his feud with Admiral Lord Charles Beresford and his good and bad opinions of various other naval and political figures, comments on the political situation, his relations with Winston Churchill as First Lord of the Admiralty, his resignation during the Dardanelles Campaign and subsequent attempts to return to the Admiralty, as well as his rather flirtatious relationship with Pamela McKenna.
- 1908 - 1920
- Fisher, John Arbuthnot, 1841 - 1920 (1st Baron Fisher of Kilverstone, Admiral of the Fleet) (Person)
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The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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