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Selected Correspondence of Marshal of the RAF 1st Lord Trenchard

Reference Code: GBR/0014/TREN
Scope and Contents

Xeroxed material used by Captain Stephen Roskill for his book "Hankey, Man of Secrets", consisting of Trenchard's correspondence with Winston Churchill, 1st Lord Hankey and Sir Samuel Wilson over air defence, particularly as relating to naval forces, and papers on his agreement with Vice-Admiral Sir Roger Keyes over relations between the Royal Air Force and Royal Navy.

Dates: 1919 - 1949
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Air Marshal Sir Thomas Elmhirst

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ELMT
Scope and Contents

The papers include: official material, mainly from the 1920's and 30's and the Second World War; personal correspondence with Elmhirst's wife and family; Elmhirst's memoirs, both written and recorded; articles and lectures.

Dates: 1896 - 1977
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Air Vice-Marshal Stanley Vincent

Reference Code: GBR/0014/VNCT
Scope and Contents

The papers consist of drafts for Vincent's autobiography, Flying Fever, with correspondence on its publication.

Dates: 1970-08 - 1972-08
Conditions Governing Access: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Air Vice-Marshal Sydney Osborne Bufton

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BUFT
Scope and Contents

The papers are almost entirely concerned with his service career, particularly his time as Director of Bomber Operations at the Air Ministry, 1943-45. After the War, Bufton planned a book on the Combined Bomber Offensive, and a draft is preserved at BUFT 5/4. There is also a good deal of reference and research material.

Dates: 1922 - 1992
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Bernard Hurren

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HREN
Scope and Contents

Notes and unpublished biography of Sir Barnes Wallis; and "The British Aircraft Industry 1939" produced by Society of British Aircraft Constructors

Dates: 1939 - 1980
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Joseph Collins

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CLNS
Scope and Contents

The papers mainly consist of texts by Collins on the work of Coastal Command during the war, particularly in anti-submarine warfare and the role of the B24 Liberator Bomber in the Battle of the Atlantic, but also include his notes taken as Radar Leader of 59 Squadron RAF.

Dates: 1941 - 1998
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Sir Barnes Neville Wallis

Reference Code: GBR/0014/WLIS
Scope and Contents

Copies of papers written by Wallis in the course of his aeronautical research.

Dates: 1940 - 1963
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Sir William Scott Farren

Reference Code: GBR/0014/FREN
Scope and Contents Papers relating to Farren's work as an aeronautical engineer, comprising reports, journals, notes, photographs and personal items. The bulk of the collection is made up of printed material, mainly Aeronautical Research Committee reports by Farren or his colleagues and Farren's articles in learned journals, including a considerable amount of material from the between war period. There is little correspondence in the collection and very little relating to Farren's personal life save for one...
Dates: 1915 - 1971
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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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.

Dates: 1939 - 1997
Conditions Governing Access: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.

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