The collection comprises of correspondence by Henniker-Hughan to Robert Falcon Scott regarding non polar matters.
Arthur Henniker-Hughan collection
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- ReferenceGB 15 Arthur Henniker-Hughan
- Dates of Creation20th century
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical DescriptionCorrespondence (1 leaf)
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Arthur John Henniker-Hughan was born in 1866. He took the name Hughan in 1896 when his aunt died leaving him heir to his maternal grandmothers property. During the First World War (1914-1918) he commanded HMS Ajax. He died in 1925.
The correspondence is arranged chronologically.
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Descriptions compiled by N. Boneham, Assistant Archivist with assistance from R. Stancombe and reference to Robert Keith Headland Antarctic Chronology, unpublished corrected revision of Chronological list of Antarctic expeditions and related historical events, (1 December 2001) Cambridge University Press (1989) ISBN 0521309034 and Who was who, 1916-1928 A&C Black, London
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Clive Holland Manuscripts in the Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge, England - a catalogue, Garland Publishing New York and London (1982) ISBN 0824093941.
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