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Engineering

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 73 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds — CENG

Archives of the Department of Chemical Engineering, 1946 - 1989

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CENG
Scope and Contents The records are largely concerned with the administration of the department and the teaching and examining of students.
Dates: 1946 - 1989
Conditions Governing Access: Closure periods of 40 years are applied to Syndicate minutes, by order of the Syndicate, and 80 years to records containing personal data, under data protection legislation. Restrictions are clearly indicated in catalogue entries.
 Fonds — ENG

Archives of the Department of Engineering, 1892 - 2002

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/ENG
Scope and Contents The records cover the full range of departmental operations, from delivery of the curriculum and examining to the building and expansion of departmental premises.
Dates: 1892 - 2002
Conditions Governing Access: There are generally no restrictions on access to the archives, apart from 30 years closure of records relating to confidential research projects, imposed as a condition of transfer and 80 years closure of records containing personal data, imposed under data protection legislation. Restrictions are clearly indicated in catalogue entries.
 Series

Biographical and Personal Material, 1930 - 1985

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRWN 1
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The collection held at Churchill Archives Centre provides a good picture of Wilfred Brown's varied career. It includes material on his work at the Glacier Metal Company and in the field of management, his career as a politician and his involvement with Brunel University (BRWN 3). There is a substantial series of correspondence, both personal and on political subjects (BRWN 2), and a series of drafts and typescripts of some of his many books, articles and lectures on management techniques...
Dates: 1930 - 1985
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Description of the history of the Electrical Enginnering Department of the Admiralty, 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CLSN 5/3
Scope and Contents Written by Captain E. T. Wickham and H. F. Simes.
With correspondence, 1948-60.
Dates: 1954
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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'Earl Grey Memorial Lecture' entitled 'Classical Chinese Contributions to Mechanical Engineering', delivered at King's College, Newcastle Upon Tyne, 28 February 1961, 1960 - 1962-03-30

Reference Code: GBR/1928/NRI/SCC2/113
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Fonds: This series contains files on each topic set out in Joseph Needham's grand plan for 'Science and Civilisation in China'.
Dates: 1960 - 1962-03-30
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Engineering and mechanical technology 1, 1945-08-17 - 1990-12-23

Reference Code: GBR/1928/NRI/SCC2/96
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Fonds: This series contains files on each topic set out in Joseph Needham's grand plan for 'Science and Civilisation in China'.
Dates: 1945-08-17 - 1990-12-23
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Engineering and mechanical technology 14: Revolving bookcase, windmill, aeronautical, conclusion, 1929-05-14 - 1989

Reference Code: GBR/1928/NRI/SCC2/112
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Fonds: This series contains files on each topic set out in Joseph Needham's grand plan for 'Science and Civilisation in China'.
Dates: 1929-05-14 - 1989
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Engineering Workshop and Engineering Department Papers, 1920, 1947-1976

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 91
Scope and Contents The Engineering Workshop at RGO, Herstmonceux was situated at the north of the West Building complex. Some of the machines of the Engineering Workshop were transferred from Greenwich to the huts at Herstmonceux before the final transfer to the West Building began in January 1958. In January 1956, the foreman, Mr Wescott retired after 42 years' service and Michael (Mick) Dermody was appointed in September 1956 to replace him, with John Pope selected by the Astronomer Royal, Woolley, to supervise...
Dates: 1920, 1947-1976
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: 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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Exhibition material on the history and development of the Whittle Jet Propulsion Gas Turbine, 1963 - 1973

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MISC 40
Scope and Contents Exhibition material prepared by Kenneth Knell and Professor Henry Cohen for the University of Cambridge Engineering Department on the Whittle jet engine. Also includes brochures for exhibitions on Sir Harry Ricardo and Sir Charles Parsons.
Dates: 1963 - 1973
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Some material within the collection is closed to researchers.
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Letter from British Petroleum., 1963-12-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BGND B.22
Scope and Contents Seeking Bagnold's advice on burying an oil pipeline across the Calensio Sand Sea in Libya. On verso is a brief typescript note by Bagnold on the background to the request.
Dates: 1963-12-02
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Literary: Sunday Dispatch articles by WSC: 6., 03 Aug 1941 - 05 Oct 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/695
Scope and Contents Includes cuttings from the Sunday Dispatch for: "Sport, the stimulant" on the effect of modern inventions on the average person, watching, playing, and making money from sport, pigeon racing, angling, motor transport, hiking, cycling, theatre, cinema, radio, reading, and moral considerations; "Why the navy runs on oil" on the advantages of oil over coal as a fuel for ships, its adoption by the Royal Navy during WSC's first term as First Lord of the Admiralty, and the Anglo-Persian oil...
Dates: 03 Aug 1941 - 05 Oct 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Mechanical engineering illustrations, 1965 - 1972

Reference Code: GBR/1928/NRI/SCC2/111
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Fonds: This series contains files on each topic set out in Joseph Needham's grand plan for 'Science and Civilisation in China'.
Dates: 1965 - 1972
 Fonds

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.
 Fonds

Papers relating to the Women in Science, Engineering and Technology Initiative (WiSETI), 1993 - 2007

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/WiSETI
Scope and Contents WiSETI has its origins in 1993 when the University joined the Opportunity 2000 Campaign. Opportunity 2000 aimed to maximise the potential of female employees and improve their recruitment and retention prior to the start of the new millennium. WiSETI was formally created in 1999 with support from the Human Resources Division, funding from the Vice-Chancellor and oversight of an Advisory Board, to address the under-representation of women in Science, Engineering and Technology (SET). WiSETI's...
Dates: 1993 - 2007
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts, Cambridge University Library, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DR. Restrictions on access are imposed on certain categories of sensitive record: financial, governmental and personal, by order of the originating body or under data protection legislation. Access information, including opening hours and how to obtain a reader's ticket, appears as part of the Library's web site (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Public and Political: General: Correspondence., Jun 1936 - 30 Mar 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/295
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: William Ormsby-Gore [Secretary of State for the Colonies, later 4th Lord Harlech] on the Peel Commission [into Britain's Palestine Mandate]; "Harold R" [1st Lord Rothermere, earlier Sir Harold Harmsworth] on Randolph Churchill's interview with General Franco for the Daily Mail, and Franco's sensible policies; Oliver Locker-Lampson; 4th Lord Camden, President, Kent Council of Social Service; Philip Guedalla [Honorary Director, Ibero- American Institute of Great Britain];...
Dates: Jun 1936 - 30 Mar 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Correspondence., 10 Jan 1935 - 30 Jun 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/296A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Carl Bechhofer Roberts on subjects including his biography of WSC, and particularly the Abdication Crisis [of King Edward VIII, earlier Edward, Prince of Wales, later Duke of Windsor] (2); Ivy, Lady Chamberlain; Cosmo Lang [Archbishop of Canterbury]; Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon], Foreign Secretary, on a speech by WSC in a foreign affairs debate, and his tribute to the Foreign Office; 1st Lord Cecil of Chelwood [President, League of Nations Union, earlier Lord...
Dates: 10 Jan 1935 - 30 Jun 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Public and Political: General: Defence: Inventions and suggestions., Nov 1935 - 31 Jul 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/278
Scope and Contents Correspondents on defence inventions and suggestions from the general public include: Richard Powell [Assistant Private Secretary to the First Lord of the Admiralty] (3); Desmond Morton [Director, Industrial Intelligence Centre]; Sir Christopher Bullock [Permanent Secretary], Air Ministry; Ralph Assheton [later 1st Lord Clitheroe]; Colonel George Turner [former Superintendent, Design Department, Royal Arsenal]; Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Thoroton on the advantages of Admiralty control of the...
Dates: Nov 1935 - 31 Jul 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Defence: Inventions and suggestions., 09 Mar 1936 - 31 Dec 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/279
Scope and Contents Correspondents on defence inventions and suggestions from the general public include: K N Coates [Assistant Private Secretary to the Minister for the Co-ordination of Defence] (4); Vernon Bovenizer, Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for War (2); [Edward] Jerome Dyer; Harry Sellar [Private Secretary to the Minister for the Co-ordination of Defence] (2); P Warburton, [Assistant Secretary], Committee of Imperial Defence (4); Lieutenant-General Sir Hugh Elles, Master General of the...
Dates: 09 Mar 1936 - 31 Dec 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Patronage: Correspondence, Bristol University., Feb 1958 - Dec 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/543A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents from representatives of Bristol University to WSC [Chancellor of Bristol University] include: Sir Philip Morris, Vice Chancellor, on subjects including the visit by Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, to open the Engineering Department, plans for commemorating the University's 50th anniversary, and WSC's decision not to attend the Royal visit (18); Alan Reynolds, Warden of Churchill Hall (2); Ernest Marples, Postmaster General, on the Queen dialling the first...
Dates: Feb 1958 - Dec 1958
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Public and Political: General: Rearmament: Plessey Company Limited., 05 May 1936 - 30 Oct 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/280
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Herbert Williams on Allen Clark, [Joint Managing Director] of Plessey Company Limited (2); Allen Clark on his report of a visit to munitions works abroad, and Plessey's plans for a similar mortar- shell plant (7); Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Hugh Elles [Master General of Ordnance] on Clark's report and armour-piercing bullet tests (2).Also includes: copy of Clark's report on his visit to munitions works in Germany, Switzerland and France; copies of correspondence by WSC and...
Dates: 05 May 1936 - 30 Oct 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 Fonds — Box MS Add. 8091

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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Speeches: House of Commons and Non-House of Commons: Speech notes and source material., 15 Nov 1949 - 30 May 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/41A-C
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's speech (10 April 1951, House of Commons) entitled "Budget Proposals and Economic Survey" on the results of devaluation, the Government's use of high taxation to meet the cost of rearmament instead of curbing spending, and the general mismanagement of the economy. Source material includes notes by "Prof" [1st Lord Cherwell, earlier F A Lindemann] on subjects including the balance of trade, British war debts and the inadvisability of consulting the Empire over the British...
Dates: 15 Nov 1949 - 30 May 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: Non-House of Commons: Speech notes and source material., 24 Oct 1955 - 16 Dec 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/59A-C
Scope and Contents Speech notes and typescript for WSC's speech (18 November, Monkhams Ward Dinner and Dance, Woodford [Essex]) on the increased Conservative majority, Conservative support for a varied, tolerant society, the current political situation, including the last Budget, the rejection of nationalization by the electorate, and Labour's lack of other policies. Published: Complete Speeches VIII pp 8662 - 3.Speech notes and typescript for WSC's speech (24 November, Harrow [Middlesex]) on receiving the...
Dates: 24 Oct 1955 - 16 Dec 1955
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 Fonds

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.
 Fonds

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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