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Shire, Edward Samuel, 1908 - 1978 (physicist)



  • Existence: 1908 - 1978

Found in 1 Collection or Record:


The Papers of Edward Shire

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SHRE
Scope and Contents

The papers include: physics notebooks; lecture and teaching notes, 1927-73; papers on the invention and patenting of the proximity fuze [proximity fuse]; copy of a paper by Professor John Cockcroft, "A General Account of Army Radar"; copy of the Los Alamos lectures on nuclear physics, 1943; journals from the Home Office Scientific Adviser's branch, 1961-66 and 1973; and a Home Office civil defence data book, as well as correspondence with John Maynard Keynes, 1936-1944.

Dates: 1926 - 2009
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.