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Whittle Associated Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0014/WHTL AS

Scope and Contents

These papers were deposited by people who knew or worked with Frank Whittle. The contents are mainly reports produced for Power Jets Limited during World War II.


  • 1939 - 1997

Conditions Governing Access

The papers are 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.


10 archive box(es)

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Other Finding Aids

The collection has been catalogued and copies of the catalogue are available at Churchill Archives Centre and The Historical Manuscripts Commission.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

These papers were deposited at Churchill Archives Centre by those who had known and worked with Frank Whittle, mostly at Power Jets Limited.

Related Materials

Churchill Archives Centre also holds the papers of Sir Frank Whittle (ref. WHTL) and exhibition material on the history and development of the jet engine from the Department of Engineering, Cambridge University (ref. MISC 40)


This collection (fonds) level description was produced by Louise King of Churchill Archives Centre in August 2003 using information from the papers themselves and from the depositors.

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Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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