Found in 82 Collections and/or Records:
Correspondence mostly relating to AHP's "official" work for, and professional relationship with, the Admiralty before and during the First World War. This series and the file titles were created by Anthony Pollen in the course of research into AHP's biography and naval history.
Biographical material collected by Donald McLachlan relating to Admiral of the Fleet Sir Dudley Pound
Pound's own papers were destroyed (by burning), shortly after World War Two, by his fellow admirals Cunningham and Geoffrey Blake.
Letters between Anthony Pollen and Ann Gurney, Walsingham Abbey, Norfolk, about Commander Frederick Ogilvy (her father), his naval career and relationship with Sir John Fisher, and the Ogilvy family papers. Anthony Pollen deemed Ogilvy to be 'AHP's keenest, ablest, and most faithfull [sic] supporter'. Including photocopies of photographs and transcriptions of letters in Ann Gurney's possession relating to her father and family history.
About his memoir and Corelli Barnett's book "Engage the Enemy More Closely" (1991).
With photographs, ca. 1923 and ca. 1942 (2).
Notebooks describing actions during the war between Brazil and Paraguay, relations with South American peoples, Portugal, Brazil, France, and Spain; Ramsay's visit to Falkland Islands; and his views on politics, the Navy, and world events. The first volume covers 8 June 1866-3 May 1868; the second 4 May 1868-31 May 1869.
Mainly concerns his school career, 1936-9, and training as a naval cadet, 1939.
Including service in HMS Implacable, 1952-3; HMS Defiance, 1953; and HMS Knaresborough Castle, 1953-4.
With watercolour views of Gibraltar, HMS Implacable and Brixham harbour. Also, photographs and cartoons.
Naval logs and photographs
"Naval interlude", memoirs of a RNVR midshipman, 1918/9, including photographs of various naval vessels Adam served on
An account of Adam's early life and education, and particularly his service during 1918/9 on HMS "Victory VI", "Excellent", "P20", "Vehement", "Sandfly" and "Venturous", including an account of the surrender of the German Fleet, November 1918, and his demobilisation, January 1919. The memoir ends after his arrival at Queens' College, Cambridge.
Memoir of the "Invergordon mutiny" in September 1931 when the British Atlantic Fleet, anchored at Invergordon in the Cromerty Firth in Scotland, mutinied in the face of a pay cut
The collection comprises a wide variety of material from a number of different sources which have been deemed too small to be considered individual collections in their own right and have been grouped together under the heading "miscellaneous". Subjects covered include First and Second World Wars, the Falklands Campaign, and recollections of Sir Winston Churchill.
Papers and naval signals concerning the "Amethyst Incident" [also known as the "Yangtze Incident"] and writings, speeches, photographs and family memorabilia of Rear Admiral Sir David Scott
Includes material relating to Willis' naval career, including material relating to World War Two
Diaries and other papers
Papers of Rear Admiral Henry Hamilton Beamish, Rear Admiral Tufton Percy Hamilton Beamish, Lord Chelwood of Lewes (Tufton Victor Hamilton Beamish) and some earlier family material
"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.
Unpublished memoirs of Admiral Gretton, based on his occasional diaries, photo albums, naval papers and family histories, and particularly concentrating on the earlier and later years of Gretton's career.
Papers comprising of articles, lectures, correspondence, a diary, research notes, press cuttings, photographs and microfilm.
This autobiography is typed with some handwritten annotations. Rotherham deals with his early years in the opening pages and briefly summarises his life after leaving the navy in the last pages. The core of his autobiography is about his life in the British Royal Navy.
The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.