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Ove Arup Oral History Project

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AROH
Scope and Contents

Audio tapes and typescript summaries of interviews with architects, engineers and other people who worked with or knew Ove Arup.

Dates: 1995 - 1999
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Richard Bourke, 6th Earl of Mayo: Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7490
Scope and Contents The collection consists mainly of official papers from the last phase of Mayo's political career. The papers cover most aspects of policy-making and execution: military, diplomatic and security matters, economic policy, transport and communications, agriculture, famine relief and health, the visit of the Duke of Edinburgh to India during 1869 and 1870, and Mayo's assassination. Some papers also provide insights into the working relationships amongst officials and amongst members of the...
Dates: 1868-1872
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Sir Charles Edward Inglis: Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8091
Scope and Contents

The papers include many items relating to Inglis's interest in the theory and practice of bridge-building, including his correspondence with Lt-Col. A.G. Gadd, RE, regarding the hasty development of the Inglis Portable Military Bridge in the face of pressing Army demands during 1940-1941. There are working notes and technical papers, as well as drafts of a number of after-dinner and speech-day orations, which provide an insight into Inglis's leisure interests.

Dates: 1901-1950 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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The Dracone Project

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DRAS
Scope and Contents

Photographs, press cuttings and promotional material on the work of Dracone Developments Limited, with an album on the National Research Development Corporation's Mechanical Engineering Group.

Dates: 1957 - 1975
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 Hungerford Pollen

Reference Code: GBR/0014/PLLN
Scope and Contents The papers are comprised of articles and press cuttings about naval gunnery and tactics; correspondence with Royal Navy personnel, 1901-1929; private and professional correspondence, 1883-1937; personal papers belonging to Arthur Hungerford Pollen's wife and parents; and literary papers and materials collected by Anthony Pollen in the course of research for his father's biography. Including copies of minutes of the proceedings of the Royal Commission on Awards to Inventors,...
Dates: 1797 - 2013
Conditions Governing Access: With the exception of the correspondence between Anthony Pollen and Jon Sumida, which remains closed until 2029, 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 Brian Colquhoun

Reference Code: GBR/0014/COLQ
Scope and Contents

Papers and photographs, mainly relating to Colquhoun's work as resident engineer during the construction of the Mersey Road Tunnel, Liverpool, also with a report on his work for the Channel Tunnel and on other engineering projects.

Dates: 1925 - 1977
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 Francis Bacon

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BACN
Scope and Contents

The collection provides comprehensive documentation of Bacon's role in fuel cell research and development. It includes biographical material, papers on research and development, lectures and publications, patents, visits and conferences and correspondence.

Dates: 1917 - 1993
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 Geoffrey J. Gollin

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GOLN
Scope and Contents

These papers fall into three sections. Firstly there are the memoranda, calculations and diagrams relating to work for Frank Whittle. Secondly, there are papers from the experiments carried out on the Shell rocket. Finally, there is the typescript of a lecture by Gollin on the development of the shell rocket.

Dates: 1938 - 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 Hugh Clausen

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CLSN
Scope and Contents

Papers comprising official reports, articles, lectures, correspondence and press cuttings

Dates: 1909 - 1972
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 J Philip Smith

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SMTH
Scope and Contents

The collection includes Smith's files on individual aircraft including the Airbus; plans and technical drawings and correspondence relating to the aircraft industry and aircraft design.

Dates: 1915 - 1995
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 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 Major-General William Hasted

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HSTD
Scope and Contents

The papers are entirely concerned with projects during Hasted's appointment as the first Controller of Development for the ruler of Kuwait.

Dates: 1951 - 2018
Conditions Governing Access: With the exception of papers too fragile to produce, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Professor Anthony Kelly

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KLLY
Scope and Contents

The collection includes: research and teaching materials relating to Kelly's work on materials science (including articles, lecture notes and research files); material on consultancy work for Rolls Royce and ICI among others; papers on travel and personal interests such as sailing; and material relating to the University of Surrey and Churchill College.

Dates: 1950 - 2014
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is currently closed pending cataloguing. Please contact Churchill Archives Centre for further details.
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The Papers of Professor Joseph Preston

Reference Code: GBR/0014/PRES
Scope and Contents

In addition to reprints of most of Preston's published scientific papers the collection consists principally of manuscript working papers either for research projects, articles or lectures throughout his career.

Dates: 1930 - 1976
Conditions Governing Access: This collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Rear-Admiral Iain Maclean

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCLN
Scope and Contents

The papers chiefly consist of a series of lectures and papers on marine engineering written by Maclean after the Second World War, also including a small number of pocket diaries and some biographical material.

Dates: 1938 - 1966
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 Rhys Probert

Reference Code: GBR/0014/PROB
Scope and Contents

The material at Churchill Archives Centre comprises a complete run of Probert's official correspondence and also associated papers and publications.

Dates: 1943 - 1979
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 Richard Stanton-Jones

Reference Code: GBR/0014/STJN
Scope and Contents

The papers comprise research notes on aircraft, rockets and hovercraft; diaries; correspondence; articles; lecture notes; photographs; and press cuttings.

Dates: 1945 - 1991
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. A small number of files are closed pending review and these closures are marked in the catalogue.
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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 Frank Whittle

Reference Code: GBR/0014/WHTL
Scope and Contents

The collection held at Churchill Archives Centre includes biographical material; research and development; publications; lectures and broadcasts; vists and conferences; societies and organisations; correspondence and non-textual material.

Dates: 1926 - 1994
Conditions Governing Access: With the exception of WHTL A.334, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Sir Frederick Corfield

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CFLD
Scope and Contents This small collection consists of political papers, speeches and articles selected by Sir Frederick Corfield for deposit at Churchill Archives Centre. The political papers include letters received by Corfield while Minister of Aviation, publications about aerospace companies such as Rolls Royce, and Corfield's decision not to stand at the 1974 election. There are also some publications relating to the British Waterways Board. The speeches and articles are mostly those written by Corfield...
Dates: 1958 - 1978
Conditions Governing Access: he collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Farren, William Scott, Sir, 1892 - 1970 (Knight, aeronautical engineer) 1
Gollin, Geoffrey Joseph, 1901 - 1992 (physicist, engineer) 1
Hasted, William Freke, 1897 - 1977 (Major General) 1
Hawthorne, William Rede, Sir, 1913 - 2011 (Knight, Professor of Applied Thermodynamics) 1
Hooker, Stanley George, Sir, 1907 - 1984 (Knight, engineer) 1
Inglis, Sir Charles Edward, 1875-1952 (Knight, engineer) 1
Jones, Richard Stanton (1926-1991, engineer) 1
Jones, Sydney, 1911 - 1990 (engineer) 1
Kelly, Anthony, 1929 - 2014 (materials scientist, Vice-Chancellor of Surrey University) 1
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Maclean, Iain Gilleasbuig, 1902 - 1988 (of Pennycross, Rear-Admiral) 1
Oatley, Charles William, Sir, 1904 - 1996 (Knight, engineer) 1
Ove Arup & Partners 1
Pollen, Arthur Joseph Hungerford, 1866 - 1937 (inventor) 1
Preston, Joseph Henry, 1911 - 1985 (Professor of Fluid Mechanics) 1
Probert, Rhys Price, 1921 - 1980 (aeronautical engineer) 1
Royal Air Force 1
Seddon, John, 1915 - 1991 (aeronautical engineer) 1
Smith, J Philip, 1915 - 1995 (aeronautical engineer) 1
Sporborg, Henry Nathan, 1877 - 1965 (Chief Engineer and Senior Director of the British Thomson-Houston Company) 1
University of Cambridge 1
University of Cambridge. Department of Engineering 1
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Wilson, William Lawrence, 1912 - 1993 (engineer) 1
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