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Weir, William Douglas (1877-1959) 1st Viscount Weir, industrialist

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Surname: Weir
Forenames: William Douglas
Gender: Male
Date: 1877-1959
Title: 1st Viscount Weir
History: Industrialist and public servant. Controller of Aeronautical Supplies 1917; Director General of Aircraft Production 1917; Air Minister 1918; Chairman, Advisory Committee on Civil Aviation 1919. Viscount 1938.
Biography: ODNB link for Weir, William Douglas (1877-1959) 1st Viscount Weir, industrialist
References: DNB; NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P275113 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P131792 )
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1918-1920: Ministry of Munitions: Department of Aircraft Production: Technical Department Bulletins
The National Archives, Kew
2
corresp and papers
Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre
NRA 13671 Weir

See Hazlehurst, Whitehead & Woodland, Guide to the papers of British cabinet ministers 1900-1964, 1996
3
1879-1959: corresp and papers
Glasgow University Archive Services
NRA 26835

See Annual return 1992
4
1921: corresp with Viscount Addison
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 42344
5
1955-59: corresp with Andrew Boyle
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
NRA 44087
6
1918-19: letters to David Lloyd George
Parliamentary Archives
NRA 15700

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