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Bax, Robert Nesham (1875-1969)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0064 BAX/201-202
Held at: National Maritime Museum
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Full title: Bax, Robert Nesham (1875-1969)
Date(s): [1889-1894]
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
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Extent: 2 vols
Name of creator(s): Bax | Robert Nesham | 1875-1969 | Admiral


Administrative/Biographical history:

Bax was the son of Bonham Ward Bax (q.v.). He joined the BRITANNIA in 1889, rose to captain in 1913 and saw active service in World War One. He was promoted to admiral on the retired list in 1932.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of Admiral Robert Bax, comprising a rough notebook kept in the training ship CRUISER and an annotated notebook of examination questions of the Training Squadron, 1894.

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Finding aids:

Detailed catalogue online at the National Maritime Museum website.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Presented by Admiral Bax in 1956.

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Entry transcribed from the National Maritime Museum online catalogue by Sarah Drewery, May 2011.

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
May 2011

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