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Hilken, Thomas John Norman, 1901-1969 (Captain)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1901 - 1969

Biography

Captain Thomas John Norman Hilken (1901-1969) was born on 23 April 1901, and educated at Merchant Taylors' School and the Royal Naval College, Keyham. He commanded destroyers, 1934-1937, and served in the Admiralty, Naval Intelligence Division, 1937-1939. He was a naval commander during the Second World War, and Deputy Director of Naval Intelligence, 1951-1953. Following his retirement, Hilken was Secretary of the Department of Engineering, Cambridge University, 1954-1967. He received an M.A. in 1957, and was Fellow of University College, Cambridge, 1965-1968. He died on 14 July 1969.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

 File

Letters of condolence written to his wife on the death of T.J.N. Hilken, RN , bulk: 1969, 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0012./MS Add.10304/29
Scope and Contents

Includes two photographs of T.J.N. Hilken and the Duchess of Kent, Eglington, Northern Ireland, c.1947.

Dates: Majority of material found in 1969; 1947
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds — Multiple Containers

Thomas Hilken: Collections for ''Engineering at Cambridge University 1783-1965'' (1967)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8118
Scope and Contents Papers relating to Thomas Hilken, Engineering at Cambridge University, 1783-1965 (Cambridge University Press, 1967). Box 1: Notes compiled from the Cambridge University reporter, Faculty Board of Engineering notes and minutes, and other sources, including material on the Engineering Laboratory. Box 2: Edited drafts of Engineering at Cambridge University. Box 3: The printed version of Engineering at Cambridge University; a manuscript draft of the book, including additional material not found...
Dates: 1957 (circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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