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"The Early Days of Radar in Great Britain"

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AWLK
Scope and Contents

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).

Dates: 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 Commodore Francis Banks

Reference Code: GBR/0014/FROB
Scope and Contents

Papers and photographs mainly relating to Bank's career in aviation.

Dates: 1908 - 1988
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 Alan Agar

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AGAR
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1936 - 1999
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 Arthur Woodward-Nutt

Reference Code: GBR/0014/WONU
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1926 - 1979
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 Baron Baker of Windrush

Reference Code: GBR/0014/LDBA
Scope and Contents The most extensive and particularly interesting material in this varied collection is that relating to Lord Baker's wartime work on air raid precautions, analysing bomb and other enemy damage and devising ways of protecting buildings and personnel. There are also important sections on the work of the Department of Engineering in Cambridge University, the University itself and the University Grants Committee. There is considerable material relating to Lord Baker's membership of a wide range...
Dates: 1921 - 1985
Conditions Governing Access: With the exception of a few files, which are still closed (details are available in the catalogue), the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Bruno Pontecorvo

Reference Code: GBR/0014/PNVO
Scope and Contents

Personal papers and correspondence relating to Bruno and Marianne Pontecorvo and their family, including Bruno's scientific correspondence.

Dates: 1917 - 2004
Conditions Governing Access: With some exceptions marked in the catalogue, the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Dame Athene Donald

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DNLD
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1970 - 2016
Conditions Governing Access: Closed until listed.
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The Papers of Dr (Vernon) Ellis Cosslett

Reference Code: GBR/0014/COSS
Scope and Contents

Correspondence and papers concerning the development of the Electron Microscope

Dates: 1935-08 - 1988-08
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 Jeremy Bray

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRAY
Scope and Contents The papers of Jeremy Bray consist of a wide range of political, scientific and economic material. There are a large number of political subject files, often resulting from Bray's work in various Parliamentary committees, and these cover areas including: economic policy; scientific and technical policy; the steel industry (particularly relating to the Ravenscraig steelworks in Bray's own Lanarkshire constituency); Scottish affairs in general; education; Hong Kong and China; Africa; mental...
Dates: 1953 - 1997
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 John Seddon

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SDDN
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1950 - 1987
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 Lord Todd

Reference Code: GBR/0014/TODD
Scope and Contents The collection comprises notes, minutes and reports and correspondence with successive Lords President during the whole life of the Advisory Council on Scientific Policy (ACSP) 1947-1964, of which Lord Todd was an original member and Chairman from 1952 onwards. There are papers relating to overseas research, scientific manpower, the "Brain Drain" and studies on natural resource research. There are also some bundles of papers of the Council for Scientific Policy (CSP) with which the...
Dates: 1920 - 1996
Conditions Governing Access: Some files have been closed: please see individual files for details. The majority of the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The papers of Max Ferdinand Perutz

Reference Code: GBR/0014/PRTZ
Scope and Contents This collection includes off prints of scientific articles, photographs, slides, films and videos, articles, book reviews, lectures and talks, correspondence with individuals and organisations, and personal papers. Most of the material is from later on in Max Perutz's life, and concerns mostly lecture materials, and correspondence relating to nominations and references. ...
Dates: 1901 - 2002
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The Papers of Professor James Cassels

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CASS
Scope and Contents

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).

Dates: 1967 - 1996
Conditions Governing Access: The majority of the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. One file, CASS 1/6, is closed in line with the depositors wishes.
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The Papers of Professor Max Born

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BORN
Scope and Contents

Papers and correspondence of Professor Max Born, his wife and children, and material concerning their family history. Including photographs and artefacts.

Dates: 1811 - 2009
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.
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The Papers of Professor William Burcham

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BCHM
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1913 - 2004
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 Aaron Klug

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KLUG
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1948 - 2012
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 Charles Oatley

Reference Code: GBR/0014/OATL
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1935 - 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 Eric Eastwood

Reference Code: GBR/0014/EAST
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1920 - 1981
Conditions Governing Access: Apart from one item in Box 15, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Sir Ian Lloyd

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ILLD
Scope and Contents

Papers relating to Sir Ian Lloyd's personal life, career, work for Parliamentary Science and Technology Committees, speeches, articles and press cuttings.

Dates: 1942 - 2005
Conditions Governing Access: The papers are mostly open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Certain papers remain closed on data protection grounds. There are some closures on grounds of data protection which are marked in the catalogue.
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The Papers of Sir John Cockcroft

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CKFT
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1872 - 1985
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 John Edward Lennard-Jones

Reference Code: GBR/0014/LEJO
Scope and Contents

Personal and scientific papers

Dates: 1906 - 1955
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 John McGregor Hill

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HILL
Scope and Contents

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



Dates: 1946 - 1994
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.

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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

The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.