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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Sir Robert Alexander Watson-Watt
RLIN number: NXCP87-A197
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: 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.
Extent: Transcript: 121 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1980. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Microfiche copy available for purchase. (Columbia University oral hstory collection, part IV, published by Meckler Publishing, Westport, CT).
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1964 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Watson-Watt, Sir Robert Alexander, 1892-1973
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1892
Speaker occupation: Physicist
Age at speaking: 72
Document date: 1964
Interviewer: Mason, John T., 1909-
Historical events discussed: World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: Europe; North America; United Kingdom; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Europe; North America; Physicists--Great Britain; United Kingdom; United States; World War II, 1939-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: Great Britain--Politics and government--1945-; Meteorologists, Great Britain; Radar in aeronautics; Radar in navigation; Scientists in government; Watson-Watt, Robert Alexander, Sir, 1892-1973
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0017897-13340