The collection comprises of correspondence by Douglas to the geographer and meteorologist Hugh Robert Mill
Henry Douglas collection
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- ReferenceGB 15 Henry Douglas
- Dates of Creation1928
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical DescriptionCorrespondence (4 leaves)
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Administrative / Biographical History
Henry Percy Douglas was born in Cheshire in 1876. He joined the navy in 1890. He carried out survey work in the Mediterranean, Red Sea, China and the west coast of Africa. From 1917-1918 he was director of the naval meteorological service e died in 1939
The correspondence to Mill is arranged chronologically
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Descriptions compiled by N. Boneham, Assistant Archivist with assistance from R. Stancombe and reference to Dictionary of National Biography 1931-1940 Oxford
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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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