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Diaries, 1927 - 1991

Reference Code: GBR/0014/WHTL A.169-A.270

Scope and Contents

A chronological sequence of pocket diaries, larger hardback diaries and unbound typewritten pages of diary entries. Some of the latter are 'consolidated diaries' documenting some of the years in which Whittle worked on the jet engine. Those that are unbound are complete unless otherwise stated.

The diaries cover Whittle's professional activities such as work on the jet engine and the turbo-drill, and include details of meetings, telephone conversations and technical matters.


  • 1927 - 1991

Conditions Governing Access

With the exception of WHTL A.334, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

Boxes 2, 3, 7, 20, 21, 22, 58, 59 & 61

Finding aid date

2005-09-27 13:23:34.187000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

Churchill Archives Centre
Churchill College
Cambridge Cambridgeshire CB3 0DS United Kingdom
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