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Correspondence and material on history of radar, 1923, 1945

Identifier: Coll-37/C.268

Scope and Contents

Correspondence and material on history of radar, mostly dated 1945 however contains some earlier dates. The material consists of:

Correspondence with C. E. Horton, dated 1924, relating to work with Robert Watson-Watt on Cathode Ray Direction-finding, 1924.

Correspondence with C.J. Mackenzie, dated 1923, relating to American Cathode Ray research.

A press release on Vatican radio and radar.

Offprint of article ‘Radiolocation’, by R.L. Smith-Rose.

A 3 page typescript article, 'The technique of radar. An off-spring of pure science' with a manuscript note by Appleton marked 'Not for publication'.


  • Creation: 1923, 1945


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From the Sub-Series: 27 Files

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