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British Hovercraft Corporation Limited

 Organization

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

 Sub-Fonds

Diaries and notebooks, 1953 - 1987

Reference Code: GBR/0014/STJN 1
Scope and Contents

These diaries and notebooks mainly reflect Richard Stanton-Jones's work as a designer for Saunders-Roe, the British Hovercraft Corporation and Westland.

Dates: 1953 - 1987
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. A small number of files are closed pending review and these closures are marked in the catalogue.
 Sub-Fonds

Hovercraft research and business, 1974 - 1987

Reference Code: GBR/0014/STJN 3
Scope and Contents

These papers were produced by Richard Stanton-Jones while he was working for the British Hovercraft Corporation and Westland.

Dates: 1974 - 1987
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. A small number of files are closed pending review and these closures are marked in the catalogue.
 File

Offprints, 1959 - 1968

Reference Code: GBR/0014/STJN 6/2/2
Scope and Contents Containing technical papers. The technical papers comprise: "Over the Hump", an article in "Flight Deck", October 1961; "Air Cushion Vehicle Development and Improvement", a published version of a paper given at the XI Convegno Internazionale Delle Comunicazioni in Genoa, 7-12 October 1963; "Hovercraft Skirt Development. An Engineering and Performance Review", in "Transactions of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects", vol. 10, March...
Dates: 1959 - 1968
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. A small number of files are closed pending review and these closures are marked in the catalogue.
 File

Offprints, 1963 - 1990

Reference Code: GBR/0014/STJN 6/2/3
Scope and Contents

Containing contributions to "Jane's Surface Skimmers", 1968, 1975 and 1981. From 1968 to 1982, Richard Stanton-Jones wrote the contribution by the British Hovercraft Corporation to "Jane's Surface Skimmers" (later known as "Jane's High Speed Marine Craft").
Also containing correspondence and papers about patents, 1963-90.

Dates: 1963 - 1990
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. A small number of files are closed pending review and these closures are marked in the catalogue.
 Series

Photograph albums, 1958 - 1981

Reference Code: GBR/0014/STJN 8/1
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The papers comprise research notes on aircraft, rockets and hovercraft; diaries; correspondence; articles; lecture notes; photographs; and press cuttings.

Dates: 1958 - 1981
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. A small number of files are closed pending review and these closures are marked in the catalogue.
 File

Photographs, 1978 - 1985

Reference Code: GBR/0014/STJN 8/2
Scope and Contents Including photographs of Richard Stanton-Jones, undated (2); Richard Stanton-Jones and Earl Mountbatten at sea trials of the SR N4 Mk 3 (Super 4), 1978 (2); Richard Stanton-Jones with the Duke of Kent and a delegation from Saudi Arabia, 1981 (3); Richard Stanton-Jones with a delegation from Nigeria, undated [1970s] or [1980s] (1); Richard Stanton-Jones with a delegation from China, 1979 (1); Richard Stanton-Jones with a delegation from Italy, 1981 (1); Richard Stanton-Jones with a delegation...
Dates: 1978 - 1985
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. A small number of files are closed pending review and these closures are marked in the catalogue.
 File

Press cuttings about hovercraft, 1965 - 1991

Reference Code: GBR/0014/STJN 8/3
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The papers comprise research notes on aircraft, rockets and hovercraft; diaries; correspondence; articles; lecture notes; photographs; and press cuttings.

Dates: 1965 - 1991
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. A small number of files are closed pending review and these closures are marked in the catalogue.

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China 1
Egypt 1
Hong Kong 1
Iran 1
Italy 1

The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.