Keyes, Roger, 1872-1945

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Epithet: naval officer and politician

Title: 1st Baron Keyes

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creatorOf Vol. XIII (ff. 248+122*). 1940-1941.includes:ff. 1-14, 27 Admiral Sir Geoffrey Layton: Letter, etc., to Adm. Sir A. B. Cunningham: 1940: Partly typewritten. f. 2 Admiral Sir Geoffrey Layton: Letter to Adm. Sir C. M. Forbes: 1940: Copy. f. 2 Admiral o..., 1940-1941 British Library
referencedIn Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer. 1860 - 1985. Historical Films. 1914 - 1936. THE VISIT OF PRESIDENT WOODROW WILSON TO ENGLAND, DECEMBER 26-28, 1918
creatorOf Keyes Papers. Vol. xv. Correspondence with:1. Gen. Sir Ian Standish Monteith Hamilton, commanded Mediterranean Expeditionary Force (1915), Lord Rector of Edinburgh University (1932-1935); 1915-1944, n.d. See also Add. 82554 E-G.2. Maj.-Gen. Joseph C..., 1915-1944 British Library
creatorOf Keyes Papers. Vol. xiii. Correspondence with:1. Admiral of the Fleet Sir Frederick Laurence Field, took part in the Battle of Jutland (1916), Chief of Staff to 2nd-in-C, Grand Fleet (1916-1918), Director of Torpedoes and Mining, Admiralty (1918-1920)..., 1902-1944 British Library
creatorOf Keyes Papers. Vol. i. Correspondence with:1. Albert I and Elisabeth, King and Queen of the Belgians (1909-1934); 1918-1941.2. Albert Victor Alexander (afterwards 1st Earl Alexander of Hillsborough), 1st Lord of the Admiralty (1929-1931 and 1940-1945)..., 1918-1943 British Library
creatorOf Keyes Papers. Vol. iii. Correspondence with:1. G. Boselli, Italian naval officer; 1914-1931.2. Lt-Cdr Archibald Colquhoun Bell, Foreign Office historian; 1929-1932, n.d.3. Adm. Sir Algernon Douglas Edward Harry Boyle, Chief of Staff to Keyes at Dover..., 1905-1945 British Library
creatorOf JELLICOE PAPERS. Vol. XLVI (ff. ii+120, in two parts: Part I, ff. i-ii, original cover; Part II, ff. 1-120). 1. ff. 1-20. Report of Naval Conference of Powers United Against Germany; 4, 5 Sept. 1917. Printed, with MS. notes and typewritten additions...., 1914-1919 British Library
creatorOf Churchill, Winston, Sir, 1874-1965. Frederick D. Forsch Collection of Sir Winston Churchill, 1886-1965. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn ISMAY, Gen Hastings Lionel, 1st Baron Ismay of Wormington (1887-1965), 1893-1965 King's College London, Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives
referencedIn Supplementary Keyes Papers. Printed and photographic items; [between 1905-1912] -1919, n.d. Contents:1. ‘Hamburger Fremdenblatt’ newspaper containing photographs of HMS Vindictive at Ostend; 25 May 1918.2. ‘The Dover Telegraph and Continental Trave..., 1905-1919 British Library
creatorOf Keyes Papers. Vol. xi. Correspondence with:1. Capt. L. C. Cockerell D.S.O; 1917-1940.2. Adm. Sir Walter Henry Cowan, Chief of Staff to the Admiral of Patrols de Robeck (1912-1914), took part in the Battle of Jutland (1916), Commodore of the 1st Light..., 1911-1945 British Library
creatorOf Keyes Papers. Vol. xxvii. Correspondence with:1. Admiral of the Fleet Sir Charles Edward Madden, Second-in-Command, Grand Fleet (1917-1919), C-in-C Atlantic Fleet (1919-1922), Admiral of the Fleet (1924), 1st Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff (1927-1..., 1918-1945 British Library
creatorOf Keyes Papers. Vol. xviii. Correspondence with:1. Admiral of the Fleet John Rushworth Jellicoe, 1st Earl Jellicoe, Director of Naval Ordnance (1905-1907), 3rd Sea Lord (1908-1910), commanded Atlantic Fleet (1910-1911), 2nd Sea Lord (1912-1914), C-in-C..., 1900-1931 British Library
creatorOf Keyes Papers. Vols. xix-xxiv. Correspondence with Eva Mary Keyes, Roger Keyes’s wife, they married in 1906. Eva was the eldest daughter of Edward Salvin Bowlby of Gilston Park, Hertfordshire, and Knoydart, Inverness-shire, and his second wife, Eliz..., 1912-1944 British Library
creatorOf Vol. XVI (ff. 223+58*, 58**, 143*, 143**). 1945.includes:f. 1 Admiral Sir Bertram Home Ramsay, KCB: Letter to Adm. Lord Cunningham: 1945: Signed. f. 4 Field-Marshal Archibald Percival Wavell, 1st Earl Wavell: Letter to Adm. Lord Cunningham: 1945: Sig..., 1945 British Library
creatorOf The Keyes Papers82373-82578. Correspondence and papers of Admiral of the Fleet Sir Roger John Brownlow Keyes, MVO, CB, CMG, DSO, CVO, KCB, KCVO, Bart., GCB, 1st Baron Keyes of Zeebrugge and of Dover, (b.1872, d.1945); 1883-1973, n.d. Entered the Ro..., 1883-1973 British Library
creatorOf Keyes Papers. Vol. xvii. Correspondence with:1. Lt-Gen. (afterwards Gen.) Sir Hastings Lionel Ismay (afterwards 1st Baron Ismay of Wormington), Chief of Staff to the Minister of Defence (1940-1945), Deputy Secretary (Military) to the War Cabinet (194..., 1915-1942 British Library
creatorOf Keyes Papers. Vol. xxx. Correspondence with Thornton Butterworth Ltd, publishers of Keyes’s Naval Memoirs; 1933-1939, n.d.Thornton Butterworth Ltd; publishers: Admiral of the Fleet Roger John Brownlow Keyes, 1st Baron Keyes: Correspondence of Adm. of..., 1933-1939 British Library
creatorOf Supplementary Keyes Papers. Correspondence; 28 May 1884– 25 Aug. 1920, n.d. Contents:1. Family correspondence; 28 May 1884– 25 April 1885. Includes letters from Keyes’s father, Gen. Sir Charles Patton Keyes, to Keyes’s mother, Lady Katherine Keyes...., 1884-1920 British Library
creatorOf Keyes Papers. Vol. xii. Correspondence with:1. Dardanelles Commission. The Royal Commission was established to investigate all aspects of the Dardanelles Campaign. Keyes gave evidence in Spring 1917. Chiefly comprises correspondence with Sir Edwar..., 1912-1945 British Library
creatorOf Keyes Papers. Vol. xxv. Correspondence with Brig.-Gen. Sir Terence Keyes, Keyes’s brother, Consul, Turbat-i-Haidari (1906), served in Baluchistan (1908), Political Agent, Bahrain (1914), served in Mesopotamia (1915), in charge Mekran Mission (1916),..., 1906-1935 British Library
creatorOf Keyes Papers. Vol. xxix. Correspondence with:1. Royal Naval Benevolent Trust; 1918-1941.2. Col. Gustave M. Stinglhamber DSO, Belgian Royal Artillery, Administrator of the Zeebrugge Museum. Partly French; 1923-1944, n.d.Admiral of the Fleet Roger Joh..., 1918-1944 British Library
referencedIn Keyes Papers, 1883-1973 British Library: Western Manuscripts
creatorOf CECIL OF CHELWOOD PAPERS. Vol. LXVI (ff. 235). Correspondence with: 1. ff. 1-125v. James Clerk Maxwell Garnett, Secretary of the League of Nations Union; 1923-1945. 2. ff. 126-235. Major A. J. C. Freshwater, M.C., T.D., Secretary of the League of Nat..., 1923-1945 British Library
referencedIn Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer. 1860 - 1985. Documentary Films. 1914 - 1944. PRESIDENT WOODROW WILSON
referencedIn C. Orders for the funeral service of the late Admiral of the Fleet, Lord Keyes, G.C.B., K.C.V.O., C.M.G., D.S.O.; 1945. Typescript. Presented by Mr John Young of Kilmarnock, April 2005.ff. 9-26. Mostly 330 x 205mm.Admiral of the Fleet Roger John B..., 1945 British Library
creatorOf Keyes Papers. Vol. xvi. Correspondence with:1. Kontreadmiral Erich Heyssler, served in Austrian submarine service, Chief of Staff to the Commandant of the Cruiser Flotilla (1914-1917), Commodore commanding Cruiser Flotilla (1918); 1911-1930, n.d.2. C..., 1911-1941 British Library
creatorOf Vol. XV (ff. 209+9*). July 1943-1944.includes:ff. 1, 18 Admiral Sir William Edmund Goodenough, KCB: Letters to Adm. Sir A. B. Cunningham: 1943. f. 3 Henri Honoré Giraud, French general: Letter to Adm. Sir A. B. Cunningham: 1943: Fr. f. 4 Arthur Willi... British Library
creatorOf Vol. CII (ff. 214). Jan.-March 1936.includes:f. 1 Leo Silverman, writing from London NW3: Correspondence between Lord Cecil and Leo Silverman: 1936, [1937?]: Partly signed.f. 2 Count Carlo Sforza,; Italian statesman: Correspondence between Lord C... British Library
creatorOf C. Letter dated 8 August 1945 from Admiral Keyes to John Durnford-Slater accepting the latter’s invitation to become a Patron and Honorary Member of the Army Commando Old Comrades Association and describing his role in the establishment of the Comman..., 1943-1945 British Library
creatorOf Keyes Papers. Vol. v. Correspondence with:1. Admiral of the Fleet Sir Osmond de Beauvoir Brock, commanded 1st Battle Cruiser Squadron at Jutland (1916), Chief of Staff to C-in-C Grand Fleet (1916-1919), Deputy Chief of Naval Staff (1919-1921), C-in-C..., 1915-1944 British Library
creatorOf Keyes Papers. Vols. vii-x. Correspondence with Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill, 1st Lord of the Admiralty (1911-1915 and 1929-1940), Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (1915), Minister of Munitions (1917), Sec. of State for War and Air (1919..., 1912-1945 British Library
creatorOf Keyes Papers. Vol. iv. Correspondence with:1. Brendan Rendall Bracken (afterwards 1st Viscount Bracken of Christchurch), Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Prime Minister (1940-1941), Minister of Information (1941-1945), 1st Lord of the Admiralty..., 1906-1945 British Library
creatorOf Keyes Papers. Vol. xxxii. Correspondence with:1. Admiral of the Fleet Sir Reginald Yorke Tyrwhitt, commanded Destroyer Flotillas of the 1st Fleet (Harwich Force) (1914-1918), commanded the 3rd Light Cruiser Squadron, Mediterranean (1921-1922), Comman..., 1914-1945 British Library
creatorOf Keyes Papers. Vol. vi. Correspondence with:1. Arthur Neville Chamberlain, Chancellor of the Exchequer (1931-1937), Prime Minister (1937-1940); 1937.2. Admiral of the Fleet Alfred Ernle Montacute Chatfield, 1st Baron Chatfield of Ditchling, Flag Capt...., 1918-1938 British Library
creatorOf Keyes Papers. Vol. ii. Correspondence with Admiral of the Fleet David Beatty, 1st Earl Beatty of the North Sea and of Brooksby, Naval Secretary to 1st Lord of the Admiralty (1912-1913), commanded Battle Cruiser Squadron (1913-1916), C-in-C Grand Fle..., 1905-1933 British Library
creatorOf Keyes Papers. Vol. xiv. Correspondence with:1. Gen. Sir Hubert de la Poer Gough, brother of Brig. John Gough, commanded 2nd Cavalry Division and 7th Division British Expeditionary Force (1914-1915), commanded I Army Corps (1916), commanded 5th Army (..., 1911-1941 British Library
creatorOf Keyes Papers. Vol. xxxi. Correspondence with:1. Vice-Adm. Wilfred Tomkinson, 1st Lt of Keyes’s destroyer HMS Fame in China (1899-1900), commanded HMS Lurcher at Heligoland (1914), Flag Capt. to Keyes on HMS Colossus (1917), Capt. of Dover Destroyers ..., 1905-1940 British Library
creatorOf MISCELLANEOUS LETTERS AND PAPERS. Paper; ff. 122. British Library arrangement. A. Two letters from Benjamin Disraeli to Major the Hon. C. J. Keith-Falconer, Conservative party organizer, on the subjects of female suffrage and Conservative policy conc..., 1400-1980 British Library
creatorOf Keyes Papers. Vol. xxvi. Correspondence with:1. The King’s National Roll; 1936-1940. See also. Add. 82540.2. Capt. Hon. Lionel John Olive Lambart, Chief Staff Officer to Senior Naval Officer off Anzac Beach and on de Robeck’s staff at Gallipoli (191..., 1916-1945 British Library
creatorOf Keyes Papers. Vol. xxxiii. Correspondence with Zeebrugge (1918) Association and its predecessors (The Zeebrugge Survivors’ Re-union Association, The Zeebrugge Survivors Association, and The Zeebrugge Association); 1924-1940. See also Add. 82542-825..., 1924-1940 British Library
creatorOf Birdwood, Phyllis. Papers [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Admiral of the Fleet Sir Roger Keyes. Two photographs of Adm. of the Fleet Sir Roger Keyes at the Pageant of Youth, Empire Stadium, Wembley; 8 Aug. 1942. Previously on deposit at Churchill College, Cambridge and part of the Keyes Papers (Add. 82373... British Library
creatorOf Keyes Papers. Vol. xxviii. Correspondence with:1. Adm. Sir Herbert William Richmond, Director of Staff Duties and Training Division, Admiralty (1918), President of R.N. War College, Greenwich (1920-1923), C-in-C East Indies Squadron (1924-1925), Comm..., 1917-1943 British Library
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