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 from Egypt, 1981 (1); Richard Stanton-Jones with a delegation from Korea, 1981 (1); Richard Stanton-Jones with a delegation from Singapore, 1981 (1); Richard Stanton-Jones at a trade fair with a delegation from Hong Kong, 1981 (1); Richard Stanton-Jones with a delegation from Saudi Arabia, 1982 (2); SR N4 MK 3 (Super 4) passing the Tower of London, undated [1980s] (1); Iranian Imperial Navy BH 7 sailing past the Needles, 1978 (1); Richard Stanton-Jones receiving a gold watch and a timepiece in the shape of a sundial in recognition of 25 years service, 1982 (3); Richard Stanton-Jones with Prince Michael of Kent, 1982 (2); Richard Stanton-Jones with Margaret Thatcher and Virginia Bottomley, 1983 (4); and AP 1/88s operated by Scandanavian Airlines (SAS), 1984 (9).
With printed ephemera including a congratulatory telex from friends in Saudi Arabia, 1984; a first day cover commemorating the silver jubilee flight of a hovercraft, 1984; a press cutting, invitation, menu and guestlist for the charter anniversary dinner of the Fellowship of Engineering at the Guildhall in London, 1984; a business card and the first letter typed by Richard Stanton-Jones from his independent consultancy company, RSJ Engineering, 1985; a photocopied compilation of photographs featuring Richard Stanton-Jones with humorous captions produced as a Christmas gift by the Public Relations Department at the British Hovercraft Corporation, undated.
- 1978 - 1985
Conditions Governing Access
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.
Language of Materials
Finding aid date
- Bottomley, Virginia Hilda Brunette Maxwell, 1948 (Baroness Bottomley of Nettlestone, politician)
- British Hovercraft Corporation Limited
- Edward, George Nicholas Patrick, 1935 (Duke of Kent)
- Hong Kong
- Michael, George Charles Frederick, 1942 (Prince Michael of Kent)
- Mountbatten, Louis Francis Albert Victor Nicholas, 1900 - 1979 (1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma, Admiral of the Fleet)
- RSJ Engineering Limited
- Saudi Arabia
- South Korea
- Thatcher, Margaret Hilda, 1925 - 2013 (née Roberts, Baroness Thatcher of Kesteven, Prime Minister)
- Westland Helicopters Limited