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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 186 Collections and/or Records:

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(Untitled), 04 Oct 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/96B/153
Scope and Contents Letter from Lieutenant Frank de Vine Hunt (Upper War Room) [Map Room Staff] to John Martin [Prime Minister's Principal Private Secretary] enclosing a Universal Projector Docket and asking him whether [1st] Lord Cherwell [earlier F E Lindemann, Prime Minister's Personal Assistant] or WSC would be able to comment on it, stating: that the Hydrographic Department approves of the proposal and will prepare an experimental global map on transparent paper and that the artificial silk manufacturer...
Dates: 04 Oct 1943
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 22 Jul 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/96B/168-173
Scope and Contents Letter from Admiral of the Fleet Sir Roger Keyes (22 St Leonard's Terrace, Chelsea, S W 3, London) [Conservative MP for Portsmouth] to WSC marked "Most Secret and Personal" regarding the career of Commander C Varley who has invented a small submarine called a "Sea Tank" which would enable a diver to attach an explosive charge to the bottom of a ship by the means of an arm operated from inside the submarine. He explains that Varley is not held in high regard by the Admiralty, and that the...
Dates: 22 Jul 1943
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 29 Jul 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/96B/174
Scope and Contents Note from 1st Lord Cherwell [earlier F A Lindemann] (Great George Street, London) [Prime Minister's Personal Assistant] to WSC informing him of the history of Commander C Varley's Sea Tank which is a modified version of a craft used by the Admiralty, adding that Admiral of the Fleet Sir Roger Keyes [Conservative MP for Portsmouth] has written to him urging him to adopt this new design or at least to offer it to the United States to produce and enclosing a draft reply for Keyes, if WSC...
Dates: 29 Jul 1943
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 22 Jan 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 19/7/13
Scope and Contents

Minute [from ?F A Lindemann, later 1st Lord Cherwell, WSC's Personal Assistant] to WSC on use of "Asdic" [anti-submarine detection indicator] in locating minefields.

Dates: 22 Jan 1940
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 06 Feb 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 19/7/17
Scope and Contents

2 minutes [from ?F A Lindemann, later 1st Lord Cherwell, WSC's Personal Assistant] to WSC on the detection of submarines by the use of an electro-magnetic device [Asdic] and attacking tanks.

Dates: 06 Feb 1940
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 01 Oct 1939 - 31 Oct 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 19/3/2
Scope and Contents First Lord of the Admiralty's printed minutes, October 1939.Includes texts of minutes from WSC (sometimes annotated with additional printed information) to: various naval directors; Deputy Chief of Naval Staff [Rear-Admiral Tom Phillips]; the Sea Lords, particularly 1st Sea Lord [Admiral of the Fleet Sir Dudley Pound] and [3rd Sea Lord and] Controller [Rear-Admiral Bruce Fraser]; [Permanent] Secretary [Sir Archibald Carter]; other senior officers and civil servants.Subjects covered by the...
Dates: 01 Oct 1939 - 31 Oct 1939
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 14 Sep 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/54A/92
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to Sir Henry Tizard [Chairman, Aeronautical Research Committee] thanking him for reports on retaliation against enemy jamming of the night air defence radio system.

Dates: 14 Sep 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
 Fonds

William Bateson: Scientific Correspondence and Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8634
Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence, field notebooks, material relating to Bateson's career, lecture notes, material relating to the University of Cambridge, papers documenting various scientific debates, draft publications, lectures, material relating to societies and organisations and photographs.

Dates: 1859-1935 (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).
 Fonds

William Thomson, Lord Kelvin: Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7342
Dates: 1840-1907 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Access to the original papers is restricted. A set of microfilms is available for consultation, reference CM04807-CM04856
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Women in science and technology: window of opportunity?, 2000

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CCAC/120/3/9
Scope and Contents

Handout from a presentation by Dr Alan Findlay, Senior Tutor, on the study of science subjects by women, and admissions to Churchill.

Dates: 2000
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Records containing personal data are closed for 75 years and committee papers are closed for varying periods (see individual entries).