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Correspondence and papers of Sir Robert A Watson-Watt, including his collection of printed material concerning the history of radar.

Identifier: Acc.9343/1-88

Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence and papers concerning radar in World War II, the Royal Commission on Awards to Inventors, 1951, and other activities and interests.

Includes photographs, articles and printed books.


  • Creation: 1909-1969, undated.


Language of Materials

Mostly in English, with some French and German. Other languages may also be present.

Conditions Governing Access

Normal access conditions apply.

Conditions Governing Use

Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.


88 Consultation units

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented, 1986, by A F F Williamson, Kincraig by Kingussie.

Separated Materials

Acc.9343/81-88 have been transferred to our magnetic media preservation store. Please contact the Archives and Manuscript Division for further information.

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Repository Details

Part of the National Library of Scotland Archives and Manuscripts Division Repository

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