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"The Early Days of Radar in Great Britain"
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).
The Papers of Air Commodore Francis Banks
Papers and photographs mainly relating to Bank's career in aviation.
The Papers of Arthur Woodward-Nutt
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.
The Papers of John Seddon
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.
- Engineering 2
- Aeronautics 1
- Aeroplanes 1
- Radar 1
- Second World War (1939-1945) 1
- Banks, Francis Rodwell, 1898 - 1985 (Air Commodore) 1
- Nutt, Arthur Edgar Woodward (1902-1980, aeronautical engineer) 1
- Seddon, John, 1915 - 1991 (aeronautical engineer) 1
- Watt, Robert Alexander Watson, Sir (1892-1973, Knight, physicist) 1
- Wilkins, Arnold Frederic, 1907 - 1985 (physicist) 1