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Country Code GB
Repository Code 233
Repository National Library of Scotland
Reference GB233/Acc.9343
Title Correspondence and papers of Sir Robert Alexander Watson-Watt
Dates 1916-1969
Access Status Open
Description Correspondence, 1936-1969; 'The Bible of R.D.F.' containing notes on radio methods for the location of enemy aircraft [? 1936]; Royal Commission on Awards to Inventors records, 1931-1951 and undated; Documents relating to the inception of radar research by Sir Robert Watson-Watt, 1959; Addresses and speeches, 1945-1963; Scripts of broadcasts, 1945-1965; Typescript of interviews with Watson-Watt, 1961; Records concerning Radio Meterology, Radar and other topics, 1946-1964 and undated;Character references, educational certificates and related records, 1909-1969; Photographs, undated; Reports, 1944-c 1946; Records concerning the H2S Mark VI Lancaster, 1944; 'The Administrative History of Division 14, NDRC', undated; Published material, 1916-1966; Press cuttings, 1958 and undated; Notes and memoranda, undated; Audio tapes, undated; Miscellaneous records, 1950-1964 and undated.
Level Fonds
Extent 2.50 Linear Metres
Finding Aids A list is available in paper form and on the National Library of Scotland website.
Language English
Associated Persons
NA9288Sir Robert Alexander Watson-Watt

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