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Weapons

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

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Articles, 1981 - 1989

Reference Code: GBR/0014/YUNG 2/1/6
Scope and Contents Comprising: "Report from Hackney", 1981; "Bigness is the Enemy of Humanity. Local Government and Local Democracy", 1981; "Crosland's Legacy", 1981; draft chapter for a book by Eric Midwinter on mutual aid, 1983; "Hours and Work-Sharing", 1983; "A History of the Future - a Project for Human Colonies in Space", 1984; "An American Assessment of Star Wars", 1985; foreword to Paul Harrison, "Inside the Inner City", undated [1985]; with Jeffrey Adams and Simon Folkard, "Coping Strategies Used by...
Dates: 1981 - 1989
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Books and articles, 1906 - 1981

Reference Code: GBR/0014/NBKR 7
Scope and Contents Includes books, articles and writings (some unpublished) on various subjects including Vietnam, arms, the League of Nations and Suez.
Dates: 1906 - 1981
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: With the exception of two files which are still closed, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Copy of a prize essay, 1886

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SDEE 1/7
Scope and Contents Titled "The Changes in the Conditions of Naval Warfare Owing to the Introduction of the Ram, the Torpedo and the Submarine Mine".
Dates: 1886
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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Copy of a prize essay, 1893

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SDEE 1/8
Scope and Contents Titled "The Tactics Best Adapted for Developing the Power of Existing Ships and Weapons (Gun, Ram, and Torpedo) Which Should Regulate Fleets, Groups and Single Vessels in Action".
Dates: 1893
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 about gunnery and missiles, 1946-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SMVL 9/7
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: 1946-03
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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Description of a visit to the United States to see fire control and gunnery equipment, 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CLSN 1/3
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Papers comprising official reports, articles, lectures, correspondence and press cuttings
Dates: 1944
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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Diagrams of submarine torpedo directors, 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CLSN 1/1
Scope and Contents Comprising pen-and-ink drawings on tracing paper.
Produced for the Naval Ordnance Department.
Dates: 1938
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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Records of the Cambridge University Rifle Association, 1907 - 2014

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/SOC.XIV
Scope and Contents The records cover all aspects of club administration and include a quantity of records from the Small Bore Club.
Dates: 1907 - 2014
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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Report on a visit to the United States, 1943-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CLSN 1/2
Scope and Contents Titled "The American Position with Power Control for Gunnery Purposes".
Written by Joseph M. Ford, Superintending Scientist at the Admiralty Research Laboratory, Teddington.
Dates: 1943-07
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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Report on ship motions and their influence on weapon control, 1948-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CLSN 1/6
Scope and Contents Produced for the Naval Ordnance Department.
Dates: 1948-10
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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Report on the design of spiral pin wheel gear in torpedo sights, 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CLSN 1/4
Scope and Contents Produced for the Naval Ordnance Department.
Dates: 1947
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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Report on the design of spiral pin wheel gear in torpedo sights, 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CLSN 1/5
Scope and Contents Comprising printed drawings.
Produced for the Naval Ordnance Department.
Dates: 1947
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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Royal Navy and Weapons Development, 1935 - 1976

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GOEV 3
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Papers comprising of articles, lectures, correspondence, a diary, research notes, press cuttings, photographs and microfilm.
Dates: 1935 - 1976
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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Special correspondence: Schonegevel, 1941-03 - 1944-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/2/22
Scope and Contents Correspondence with Bernard Schonegevel on his lectures in the United States in support of the Empire and on his observations of war production in Canada. Other correspondents include: Gervas Huxley, Director of the Empire Division, Ministry of Information (2); [Alfred] Duff Cooper [Minister of Information, later 1st Lord Norwich]; Brendan Bracken [Minister of Information]; 1st Lord Beaverbrook [Minister of Supply, earlier Max Aitken] on Canadian gun manufacturing; Claude Pepper,...
Dates: 1941-03 - 1944-10
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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The Papers of Admiral Sir Frederic Charles Dreyer

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DRYR
Scope and Contents Papers comprising correspondence, a diary, articles, lectures, broadcasts and press cuttings
Including letters from Admiral of the Fleet Lord Jellicoe, 1906-34 (168), with other letters and papers about Jellicoe; papers about the Battle of Jutland, 1916-55; and papers about the Invergordon Mutiny, 1931-7.
Dates: 1891 - 1956
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Arthur Hungerford Pollen

Reference Code: GBR/0014/PLLN
Scope and Contents The papers are comprised of articles and press cuttings about naval gunnery and tactics; correspondence with Royal Navy personnel, 1901-1929; private and professional correspondence, 1883-1937; personal papers belonging to Arthur Hungerford Pollen's wife and parents; and literary papers and materials collected by Anthony Pollen in the course of research for his father's biography. Including copies of minutes of the proceedings of the Royal Commission on Awards to Inventors,...
Dates: 1797 - 2013
Conditions Governing Access: With the exception of the correspondence between Anthony Pollen and Jon Sumida, which remains closed until 2029, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Colonel R S Macrae

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCRA
Scope and Contents The papers include: Millis Jefferis's copies of M.D.1 correspondence; administration files on staffing and weapons development; research files on the development of individual weapons; Macrae's patent claims, which include original material on the development of the weapons concerned; Macrae's diaries from his time at M.D.1; some material from Macrae's memoirs, "Winston Churchill's Toyshop".
Dates: 1920 - 1971
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Major P G Hampton

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HPTN
Scope and Contents Account of Hampton's experiences as a battery Commander, Royal Artillery, in France and Belgium, 1940, and in Normandy, 1944. No other biographical details for Hampton are known to Churchill Archives Centre..
Dates: 1940 - 1944
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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World War II Papers, 1941 - 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DSND 2
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The material covers much of Lord Duncan-Sandys public life. Papers, reports and correspondence document the ministries in which he served and there are also constituency correspondence, speeches, publications, press cuttings and photographs. A number of papers exist relating to his involvement in the campaign to restore Capital Punishment, the European Movement and the Civic Trust.
Dates: 1941 - 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open to researchers. Information about closures can be obtained from Churchill Archives Centre.

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