The Papers of Roy Pilgrim
Scope and Contents
Mr Pilgrim's notes on Operation Crossroads.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
Conditions Governing Use
Researchers wishing to publish excerpts from the papers must obtain prior permission from the copyright holders and should seek advice from Archives Centre staff.
Biographical / Historical
Roy Pilgrim worked for the Ministry of Supply during the atomic weapons tests at Los Alamos and Bikini Atoll. He was the first Superintendent of the Foulness Range and in April 1954 became Trials Director for the Operation Grapple H-bomb tests, by 1962 he was the Head of Safety Co-ordination, Weapons Group.
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Other Finding Aids
A copy of this finding aid is available for consultation at Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge, the National Register of Archives, London and on the Janus website.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The Papers were deposited by the MoD via the Cavendish Laboratory.
This collection (fonds) level description and catalogue were produced by Louise Watling of Churchill Archives Centre.
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