List of the papers and correspondence of COLIN CHERRY 1914 - 1979

Sample image

This record is held by Imperial College Archives and Corporate Records Unit

Details of List of the papers and correspondence of COLIN CHERRY 1914 - 1979
Title: List of the papers and correspondence of COLIN CHERRY 1914 - 1979
Reference: C.Cherry
Description:

1 Biographical papers

 

2 Diaries

 

3 Early papers

 

4 Electrical Engineering Department, Imperial College

 

5 Departmental conferences etc

 

6 Postgraduate courses

 

7 Other lectures etc at Imperial College

 

8 Communications section. research projects and grants

 

9 Research students

 

10 General correspondence

 

11 Institution of Electrical Engineers

 

12 Books and unpublished papers

 

13 Publications

 

14 The age of access

 

15 Tapes

Date: 1935-1981
Held by: Imperial College Archives and Corporate Records Unit, not available at The National Archives
Language: English
Extent: approx 350 files.
Administrative History:

Born 1914, St. Albans, England. Took first Degree (B.Sc.) as evening part-time student, Northampton Polytechnic, London 1936, whilst Laboratory Assistant at Research Laboratories, General Electric Company, of Great Britain. M.Sc. in 1940. During Second World War, 1939-45, was attached to the Radar Research Establishment, Malvern, mainly concerned with flying trials. After War, joined Manchester University as Lecturer. Moved to Imperial College, London University, in 1947, first as Lecturer, then Reader, then appointed to Chair in Telecommunication, 1958.

 

Professor Cherry was awarded a Marconi International Fellowship in 1978; to 'honor notable contributions to the field of communications, both in the scientific/technological sense and in terms of human perception'.

 

He began work on his book 'The age of access' but died on 23 November, 1979. This book was completed for publication by Dr W E Edmondson, a former student.

 

Professor Cherry's working papers were transferred to the archives after his death with the agreement of Mrs Heather Cherry.

Subjects:
  • Telecommunications
Creator Names:
  • Cherry, Edward Colin, 1914-1979, professor of telecommunication
Note:

Compiled by Jeanne Pingree

"
Link to NRA Record:

Sharing will require cookies. Show details

 

Found an error?

If you find an error with this record description let us know

Fields marked with * are mandatory.

Your details

If you provide your details, we will contact you within 10 working days if we cannot act on your suggestion