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A typescript personal account by Wilkins of the origins of radar, the work of Sir Robert Watson-Watt, the Tizard Committee, and the setting up of a coastal chain of radar stations which were important during the Second World War Battle of Britain. Wilkins was asked to write his account by John Ashworth Ratcliffe as a counter to the official account by Watson-Watt "Three steps to victory; a personal account by radar's greatest pioneer" (Odhams, London, c 1957).
Papers and photographs mainly relating to Bank's career in aviation.
This collection comprises papers concerned with the preparation of Agar’s book "The History of European Commercial Electron Microscopes"; historical micrographs recorded on early instruments; and catalogues/reprints of information on electron microscopes.
The collection held at Churchill Archives Centre covers Woodward-Nutt's early career at the Royal Aircraft Establishment and the Aeroplane and Armament Experimental Establishment, and his post-war career in the Ministry of Aviation.
Personal papers and correspondence relating to Bruno and Marianne Pontecorvo and their family, including Bruno's scientific correspondence.
The majority of the collection relates to Donald's scientific career and research: including publications; academic conferences; papers relating to scientists collaborating and working for Donald; scientific findings and data. It also includes material, including articles, relating to Donald's role as a gender equality champion and a copy of her blog.
Correspondence and papers concerning the development of the Electron Microscope
This collection includes copies of Seddon's scientific publications; technical drawings and plans of aircraft; and papers relating to his work at the Royal Aircraft Establishment and notes for the lectures on aerodynamics and design he delivered at Bristol University.
The papers held at Churchill Archives Centre include a small amount of biographical and personal material, public or official correspondence, and material relating to government policy on energy (mainly in the 1980's).
Papers and correspondence of Professor Max Born, his wife and children, and material concerning their family history. Including photographs and artefacts.
The collection relates to Burcham's scientific career, especially his work in the high voltage laboratory under M L E Oliphant and P I Dee which was set up to pursue the findings of Sir John Cockcroft and E T S Walton in splitting atomic nuclei.
Papers comprising of correspondence to individuals and organisations; research projects; speeches; the Royal Society; drafts and finished manuscripts; businesses engagements; speeches; photographs; slides; awards and artefacts.
The papers include: account of Oatley's wartime work in the development of radar; papers and correspondence on the development of the Scanning Electron Microscope at the University of Cambridge Engineering Department; papers on Oatley's development of the Electrical Sciences Tripos at Cambridge.
This collection consists mainly of material relating to the development of radar and Eastwood's other scientific work and interests, covering radar, ornithology and defence issues. There are copies of his published works as well as many working papers. There are also personal papers including photographs and diaries plus audio-visual material used by Eastwood for lectures is also included.
Papers relating to Sir Ian Lloyd's personal life, career, work for Parliamentary Science and Technology Committees, speeches, articles and press cuttings.
Papers comprising laboratory notebooks, articles, lectures, correspondence and photographs.
Also includes records of the Kapitza Club, 1922-58 and 1966, and copy papers of the Maud Committee, 1940-1.
With offprints of papers by Ernest Rutherford, 1872-1913.
Personal and scientific papers
Scientific correspondence and papers, mainly on nuclear power.
The collection is divided into three sections:
Section A: Biographical
Section B: Publications, Speeches and Lectures
Section C: Correspondence
- Science 18
- Engineering 7
- Physics 7
- Military science 4
- Nuclear physics 4
- Crystallography 2
- Mathematics 2
- Molecular biology 2
- Molecular structure 2
- Politics 2
- Radar 2
- Second World War (1939-1945) 2
- Aerodynamics 1
- Aeronautics 1
- Aeroplanes 1
- Air force personnel 1
- Austria 1
- Biology 1
- Canada 1
- Chemistry 1
- China 1
- Civil engineering 1
- East West relations 1
- Economic policy 1
- Economics 1
- Education 1
- Energy policy 1
- England 1
- First World War (1914-1918) 1
- France 1
- Germany 1
- Glaciers 1
- Government 1
- Government policy 1
- Hong Kong 1
- India 1
- Industrial policy 1
- Italy 1
- Laboratories 1
- Microscopy 1
- Nuclear bomb 1
- Nuclear disarmament 1
- Nuclear energy 1
- Nuclear warfare 1
- Ornithology 1
- Russia 1
- Scandinavia 1
- Scientists 1
- Scotland 1
- Switzerland 1
- United States 1
- Universities 1
- Viruses 1
- Women 1 ∧ less
- German 1
- Cockcroft, John Douglas, Sir, 1897 - 1967 (Knight, nuclear physicist and first Master of Churchill College) 2
- Agar, Alan Wawn, 1920 (physicist) 1
- Atomic Energy Research Establishment, Harwell 1
- Baker, John Fleetwood, 1901 - 1985 (Baron Baker of Windrush, scientist and Professor of Mechanical Sciences) 1
- Banks, Francis Rodwell, 1898 - 1985 (Air Commodore) 1
- Bray, Jeremy William, 1930 - 2002 (politician, mathematician) 1
- Burcham, William Ernest, 1913 - 2008 (nuclear physicist) 1
- Cassels, James Macdonald, 1924 - 1994 (physicist) 1
- Cosslett, Vernon Ellis, 1908 - 1990 (electron microscopist) 1
- Donald, Athene, Dame, 1953 (née Griffith, Professor of Experimental Physics and Master of Churchill College) 1
- Eastwood, Eric, Sir, 1910 - 1981 (Knight, engineer) 1
- Hill, John McGregor, Sir, 1921 - 2008 (Knight, nuclear physicist) 1
- Jones, John Edward Lennard, Sir (1894-1954, Knight, scientist) 1
- Klug, Aaron, Sir, 1926 - 2018 (Knight, biophysicist) 1
- Labour Party 1
- Lloyd, Ian Stewart, Sir, 1921 - 2006 (Knight, politician) 1
- Nutt, Arthur Edgar Woodward (1902-1980, aeronautical engineer) 1
- Oatley, Charles William, Sir, 1904 - 1996 (Knight, engineer) 1
- Perutz, Max Ferdinand, 1914 - 2002 (biologist) 1
- Pontecorvo, Bruno, 1913 - 1993 (nuclear physicist) 1
- Seddon, John, 1915 - 1991 (aeronautical engineer) 1
- Todd, Alexander Robertus, 1907 - 1997 (Baron Todd of Trumpington, Professor of Organic Chemistry) 1
- United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority 1
- University of Cambridge. Department of Engineering 1
- Watt, Robert Alexander Watson, Sir (1892-1973, Knight, physicist) 1
- Wilkins, Arnold Frederic, 1907 - 1985 (physicist) 1 ∧ less