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General: Fisher Correspondence, 1908 - 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCKN 6

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.


  • Creation: 1908 - 1920


Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.


2.5 archive box(es)

Language of Materials


Related Materials

Churchill Archives Centre also holds the Fisher Papers, GBR/0014/FISR.

Finding aid date

2005-09-28 12:22:34.983000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

Churchill Archives Centre
Churchill College
Cambridge Cambridgeshire CB3 0DS United Kingdom
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