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Wallis, Sir Barnes Neville (1887-1979), Knight, aeronautical designer and engineer

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Places:
  • Ripley, Derbyshire
Biography: ODNB link for Wallis, Sir Barnes Neville (1887-1979), Knight, aeronautical designer and engineer
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P163213 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P29621 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Sir Barnes Neville Wallis
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
corresp and papers, incl material rel to airships, bouncing bomb etc
Science Museum Library and Archives
NRA 30555 Wallis
2
1940-63: aeronautical research papers
Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre
NRA 18561 Churchill Coll

See Guide 1992
3
1890-2000: papers, letters and photographs relating to the life and inventions of Sir Barnes Wallis
Yorkshire Air Museum
4
research papers, films and photographs
Brooklands Museum
NRA 34342 Brooklands Mus
5
1968-74: personal and general corresp files
Royal Air Force Museum, Department of Research and Information Services
See Cook, Leonard & Leese, Sources in Contemporary British History, vol 2, 1994
6
c1945-68: corresp with Sir EC Bullard
Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre
NRA 26785
7
1943-44: corresp with Lord Cherwell
Oxford University: Nuffield College Library
NRA 16447
8
1959-74: corresp with RR Jamison rel to research projects
Bristol University Information Services: Special Collections
NRA 40215
9
c1957-70: corresp with Sir Harry Legge-Bourke and related papers
Leeds University Library, Special Collections
NRA 30441 Legge-Bourke
10
1958-78: corresp with Jack Morpurgo
Leeds University Library, Special Collections
See Accessions to repositories 1983
11
1956-74: corresp with Sir Geoffrey Taylor
Cambridge University: Trinity College Library
NRA 22889
12
1938-50: corresp with Sir Henry Tizard
Imperial War Museum Department of Documents
NRA 24549 Tizard
13
1963-1980: unpublished biography of Barnes Wallis and related papers
Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre
14
1939: letter while at Vickers-Armstrong to Leo d' Erlanger concerning stressed skin versus geodetic construction of aircraft
Science Museum Library and Archives
See Annual Return 2009