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Rockets (aeronautics)

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

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Notebook listing work on aerodynamics projects, 1953-11 - 1955-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/STJN 1/3
Scope and Contents Titled "Aerodynamics. Work in Progress and Work Outstanding". With loose documents including a report titled "P 177 Naval Version. Performance Data for the Estimation of Arbitrary Flight Plans", 28 April 1955; a report titled "Black Knight. Outstanding Items for Investigation", 19 August 1955; a copy of a letter headhunting a former employee, 16 August 1955; a copy of a letter of resignation, 17 August 1955; and a draft list of furniture for sale,...
Dates: 1953-11 - 1955-09
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Research notebook and journal, 1957 - 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/STJN 1/1/3
Scope and Contents

Mainly comprising notes on the SR 177 (also known as the P 177) delta wing supersonic aircraft and the Black Knight rocket, designed to test a re-entry head for the Blue Streak missile.
Including detailed journal entries about the cancellation of the SR 177 project, 30 December 1957-10 February 1958.
The final part of the volume contains notes on nuclear engineering lectures, undated.
With a loose memorandum from Saunders-Roe about the SR 177, 27 December 1956.


Dates: 1957 - 1958
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Research notebook and journal, 1957 - 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/STJN 1/1/4
Scope and Contents

Comprising miscellaneous notes, including some notes on the SR 53 delta wing supersonic aircraft and the Black Knight rocket.

Dates: 1957 - 1958
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Research notebook and journal, 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0014/STJN 1/1/7
Scope and Contents

Mainly comprising notes on the Black Knight rocket and on a trip to the United States.

Dates: 1959
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Research notebook and journal, 1959-10-19 - 1959-11-16

Reference Code: GBR/0014/STJN 1/1/8
Scope and Contents

Mainly comprising notes on the SR N1 hovercraft, the Black Knight rocket and on a trip to the United States.

Dates: 1959-10-19 - 1959-11-16
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Research notebook and journal, 1959-11 - 1960-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/STJN 1/1/9
Scope and Contents

Mainly comprising notes on the SR N1 and SR N2 hovercraft and the Black Knight rocket, including its use in a satellite programme.
Also including notes of a discussion with Sir Christopher Cockerell, undated.

Dates: 1959-11 - 1960-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Research notebook and journal, 1960-03 - 1960-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/STJN 1/1/10
Scope and Contents

Mainly comprising notes on the SR N2 hovercraft and the Black Knight rocket, including its use in a satellite programme.

Dates: 1960-03 - 1960-09
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Research notebook and journal, 1960-09 - 1961-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/STJN 1/1/11
Scope and Contents

Mainly comprising notes on the SR N2 hovercraft and the Black Knight rocket, including its use in a satellite programme.

Dates: 1960-09 - 1961-05
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Research notebook and journal, 1961-05 - 1962-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/STJN 1/1/12
Scope and Contents

Mainly comprising notes on the SR N2 and SR N3 hovercraft and the Black Knight rocket, including its use in a satellite programme.

Dates: 1961-05 - 1962-02
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Research notebook and journal, 1962-02 - 1962-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/STJN 1/1/13
Scope and Contents

Mainly comprising notes on the SR N2 and SR N3 hovercraft and the Black Knight rocket, including its use in a satellite programme.

Dates: 1962-02 - 1962-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Research notebook and journal, 1963-01 - 1963-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/STJN 1/1/14
Scope and Contents

Mainly comprising notes on the SR N2 and SR N3 hovercraft and the Black Knight rocket, including its use in a satellite programme.
This volume contains lists of actions and notes of meetings rather than research notes.

Dates: 1963-01 - 1963-09
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Research notebook and journal, 1973-10-05 - 1974-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/STJN 1/1/20
Scope and Contents

Mainly comprising notes on the BH 7 hovercraft, on negotiations with Bell Aerospace (Textron), United States, and on trips to or negotiations with Germany and Saudi Arabia.
Also including some notes on Black Arrow, a satellite launch vehicle based on the Black Knight rocket.

Dates: 1973-10-05 - 1974-02
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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.

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