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Ciphers

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

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Battle of Matapan, 1941-03-23 - 2006-04-27

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BTEY 3/3
Scope and Contents Papers on Mavis Batey's work deciphering Italian Naval enigma codes (including a message about an attack on a Royal Navy convoy) and the Battle of Matapan, 28-29 March 1941, including photocopies of naval telegrams. With typescript article entitled 'A Very Personal View of Matapan', by Mavis Batey. Also includes correspondence from Captain Hugh Lee, Admiral M. Maradino of the Stato Maggiore della Marina Ufficio Storico, and Admiral Sir Jock Slater of the Imperial War Museum, and copy of the...
Dates: 1941-03-23 - 2006-04-27
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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Italian Naval Enigma Code, 1941-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BTEY 3/2
Scope and Contents Comprising a single photocopied sheet with solution to cipher in folder entitled 'First Italian Message Broken', signed by Mavis Batey.
Dates: 1941-03
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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'Knox, Matapan, Cottage', 2001-10-21 - 2013-10-21

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BTEY 3/6
Scope and Contents Papers on the breaking of Italian and German Enigma codes, including Mavis Batey's recollections of her work deciphering codes at Bletchley Park; and materials on the life and work of Alfred Dillwyn "Dilly" Knox and Alan Turing for the preparation of talks and commemorative exhibitions at Bletchley Park. With draft of Mavis Batey's article 'Breaking Machines with a Pencil' for The Turing Guide, ed. Jack Copeland et al (Oxford University Press, 2017), and various other magazine articles. Also...
Dates: 2001-10-21 - 2013-10-21
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.

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