Letter to Henry Nathan Sporborg in reply to WHITTLE 23, 1940-03-06
Scope and Contents
Tedder's discussions with Lancelot Law Whyte have reached the stage when it is desirable for the position to be put on more formal lines. He is asking the Director of Contracts to communicate directly with Sporborg after which he will probably wish to arrange a meeting between Sporborg and Lancelot Law Whyte.
The Director of Contracts for the Air Ministry was Lancelot Vernon Meadowcroft, but see next.
Biographical / Historical
Arthur William Tedder (11 July 1890 - 3 June 1967) was at this time an Air Vice-Marshal and Director General of Research in the Air Ministry (from May 1940 in the Ministry of Aircraft Production). He was raised to the peerage in 1946. For a full account of him see Vincent Orange in the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
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Tedder, Arthur William, First Baron Tedder
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