The collection comprises of correspondence by Evan-Thomas with Robert Falcon Scott regarding the latter's naval career.
Hugh Evan-Thomas collection
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- ReferenceGB 15 Hugh Evan-Thomas
- Dates of Creation19--
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical DescriptionCorrespondence (1 leaf)
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Hugh Evan-Thomas was born on 27 October 1862. He joined Britannia in 1876 before embarking on a cruise on board Bacchante as midshipman. He served as secretary to the First Lord of the Admiralty form 1905 onwards. He took part in the battle of Jutland during the First World War (1914-1918). He died in 1928.
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Assistant Archivist with assistance from R. Stancombe and reference to Robert Keith Headland Antarctic Chronology, unpublished corrected revision of Chronological list of Antarctic expeditions and related historical events, (1 December 2001) Cambridge University Press (1989) ISBN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 Dictionary of National Biography, 1922-1930 Oxford University Press.
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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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