The Resource The reminiscences of Sir Robert Watson-Watt

The reminiscences of Sir Robert Watson-Watt

Label
The reminiscences of Sir Robert Watson-Watt
Title
The reminiscences of Sir Robert Watson-Watt
Title variation
Watson-Watt, Sir Robert
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Radio physicist, meteorologist. Topics include: childhood and education, Scotland; meteorological work, World War I; radio and static studies, direction finders; Department of Scientific and Industrial Research; studies of nature of atmospherics; simultaneity of technical developments; memorandum on detection of radiation, 1935; Baudsie Manor, training observers, operation research; political pressures; Air Ministry staff, 1936; airborne radar; recruiting young scientists; United States interest in radar; planned position indicator; target finding, H2S; "Window"; interallied intelligence missions; secondary radar devices; Telecommunications Research Establishment; V-1 and V-2 raids; Royal Commission on awards to inventors; impressions of many political and military figures, notably Winston Churchill, Clement Attlee, Stafford Cripps, Frederick Lindemann, Henry Tizard, Ernest Rutherford, Arthur Balfour, Richard Haldane; consulting with United States military leaders during World War II; post-war activities in civil aviation, marine navigation; scientific adviser to British government ministries; Pugwash conferences; travel; writings; Center for Study of Democratic Institutions
Member of
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
CZO
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1892-1973
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Watson-Watt, Robert Alexander
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1909-1998
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Mason, John T.
  • Columbia University
  • New York Times Oral History Program
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Watson-Watt, Robert Alexander
  • Physicists
  • Meteorologists
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Radar
Label
The reminiscences of Sir Robert Watson-Watt
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Typescript
  • Transcript of interviews conducted by John T. Mason, Jr. for the Oral History Research Office of Columbia University in 1961 and 1964
  • Includes index
Base of film
safety base undetermined
Carrier category
microfiche
Carrier category code
  • he
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4x6 in. or 11x15 cm.
Emulsion on film
silver halide
Extent
568, 172 leaves
Form of item
microfiche
Generation
service copy
Media category
microform
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • h
Note
Microform Area, fiche 1-8.
Positive negative aspect
positive
http://bibfra.me/vocab/marc/reductionRatio
02
ReductionRatioRange
normal reduction
Reproduction note
Microfiche.
Specific material designation
microfiche
System control number
  • (OCoLC)20367906
  • (OCoLC)ocm20367906
Label
The reminiscences of Sir Robert Watson-Watt
Publication
Note
  • Typescript
  • Transcript of interviews conducted by John T. Mason, Jr. for the Oral History Research Office of Columbia University in 1961 and 1964
  • Includes index
Base of film
safety base undetermined
Carrier category
microfiche
Carrier category code
  • he
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4x6 in. or 11x15 cm.
Emulsion on film
silver halide
Extent
568, 172 leaves
Form of item
microfiche
Generation
service copy
Media category
microform
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • h
Note
Microform Area, fiche 1-8.
Positive negative aspect
positive
http://bibfra.me/vocab/marc/reductionRatio
02
ReductionRatioRange
normal reduction
Reproduction note
Microfiche.
Specific material designation
microfiche
System control number
  • (OCoLC)20367906
  • (OCoLC)ocm20367906

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