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Radar

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

 Series

Copy of Cockcroft's paper "General account of Army Radar", with additional comments by Bernard Newsam, 1945-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CKFT AS 6
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Papers relating to Cockcroft, particularly his research work and correspondence with the Cavendish Laboratory, and lectures by and concerning him.

Dates: 1945-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

Correspondence, 1967 - 1996

Reference Code: GBR/0014/EVNS 2/3
Scope and Contents

Comprising correspondence with Maurice Wilkes, 1985-1994 (6); RV Jones, mostly concerning accounts of the admiralty experimental stations, 1994 (4); and Frank Thistlewaite, including typescript drafts of his work 'Our War', 1996. Also includes hand written copies of letters from Evans; printed secondary material; and newspaper cuttings.

Dates: 1967 - 1996
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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Correspondence with Ian Brown [Historical Radar Archive], 1991-12 - 2005-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/EVNS 2/5
Scope and Contents

Comprising correspondence, typescripts and memos in relation to the establishment of the radar stations. Also including article by Ian Brown entitled 'Group Radar and the defense of Northern Britain' published in Defense Lines, Newsletter of The Defense of Britain Project, 1995.

Dates: 1991-12 - 2005-04
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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Information about radar, 1945-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SMVL 11/6
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Papers comprising diaries, correspondence, official papers, lectures, articles, broadcasts and photographs
Also including papers of Commander John Somerville about his father, 1950-91

Dates: 1945-06
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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My work in radar, 1939-1945, 1985 - 1995-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/OATL 2
Scope and Contents

Account by Oatley on the development of radar, particularly his work for the Air Defence Research and Development Establishment. Includes a copy of a paper by Professor Sir John Cockcroft [former Chief Superintendent at the Establishment] on his memories of radar research.

Dates: 1985 - 1995-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. .
 Series

Radar, 1940 - 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/EVNS 3
Scope and Contents

This series includes a number of reports documenting the operations and activities of the Admiralty Experimental stations. Chapters include introduction, organisation, progress, personnel, history of the apparatus, aerials and weather, engines and power supplies, results, defense, and transport.

Dates: 1940 - 1943
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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Radar research slides, mainly relating to the Air Ministry Research Station at Bawdsey Manor, 1944-08 - 1946-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MISC 99
Scope and Contents

Possibly used as lecture illustrations after the war.

Dates: 1944-08 - 1946-08
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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The Papers of John D. S. Rawlinson, 1928 - 1988

Reference Code: GBR/0014/NVRT AS 1
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

These are papers and photographs which were created and collected by those associated with the Naval Radar Trust.

Dates: 1928 - 1988
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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