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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:


38 sketches from BB's trip to Brittany, France, in 1861, together with some photocopies, 1861

Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Bodichon 8/5
Scope and Contents 1. Angers Cathedral from a distance; 2. St Horian (St Horeult le Viel) and Beauchamps column; 3. Water scene, figures in small boats; 4. Same scene as 3, greater detail; 5. Octagonal tower; 6. 'Houses in the rocks by the Loire'; 7. The Chateau de la Pomeraye, mentioned 15 June in the Journal (see GCPP Bodichon 8/4); 8. Cardiniere's Chateau, mentioned 17 June in the Journal; 9. Sailing boats with village in the background; 10. Buildings, rudimentary sketch of landscape; 11. 'Beautiful ruins,...
Dates: 1861
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access is open to bona fide scholars by appointment only.

The Papers of John Antony Crawford Hugill

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HUGL
Scope and Contents

The collection includes Hugill's contemporary diaries of the Normandy landings and the liberation of France, photographs and a file relating to Operation Alacrity, an expedition to take over fuelling and other facilities in the Azores. It also includes his notebooks containing his manuscript draft for "The Hazard Mesh", his autobiographical account of his wartime exploits. Files 10 - 15 were deposited by Fanny Hugill and contain her papers regarding Admiral Bertram Ramsay.

Dates: 1943 - 2017
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.