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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0099 KCLMA Cunliffe P W
CUNLIFFE, Dr Percy Walmsey (1898-1992)
[1915-1922], 1927-1928, 1931-1932, 1955, 1990
Level of description
collection level
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
2 files


Name of creator(s)
Cunliffe, Percy Walmsey, 1898-1992, chemist
Administrative / Biographical history

Born in 1898; studied chemistry at King's College London, 1915-1917, 1919-1920; served in Royal Naval Air Service and RAF, 1917-1918; postgraduate, King's College London, 1920-1922; researcher at British Cotton Industries Research Association, 1922; died in 1992.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Presented to the Centre by the family in 1992.

Content & structure

Scope and content

Papers relating to his service in the Royal Naval Air Service and RAF, 1917-1918, dated 1917-1918, 1955, 1990, principally comprising log-book covering his flights in the UK, 1917-1918; photographs of aircraft and personnel, including Cunliffe. Texts and notes for lectures relating to photography, 1927, 1928, 1931, 1932. Photographs of Cunliffe in his service uniform and with colleagues from King's College London, [1915-1922].

System of arrangement

2 files

Conditions of access & use

Conditions governing access

Open, subject to signature of Reader's undertaking form, and appropriate provision of two forms of identification, to include one photographic ID.

Conditions governing reproduction

Copies, subject to the condition of the original, may be supplied for research use only. Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Trustees of the Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives, attention of the Director of Archive Services.

Language/scripts of material
Finding aids

This Summary Guide, and in hard copy in the Centre's reading room.

Allied materials

Existence and location of originals
King's College London College Archives


Compiled Nov 1996

Description control

Rules or conventions

Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal Place and Corporate Names 1997.

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  • Aircraft
  • Armed forces
  • Chemical actions and uses
  • Documents
  • Information sources
  • International conflicts
  • International relations
  • Log books
  • Military aircraft
  • Military organizations
  • Organizations
  • Pharmaceutic aids
  • Photographs
  • Photography
  • Specialty uses of chemicals
  • State security
  • Vehicles
  • Visual materials
  • War
  • Wars (events)
  • World War One (1914-1918)
  • World wars (events)

Personal names

  • Cunliffe, Percy Walmsey, 1898-1992, chemist
  • Cunliffe, Percy Walmsey, 1898-1992, chemist

Corporate names

  • RAF, Royal Air Force
  • RN, Royal Navy
  • Royal Naval Air Service


  • London, England

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