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DEAN, Sir Maurice (Joseph) (1906-1978)

Papers

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DEAN: 1

1928

Paper written by Dean at Trinity College, Cambridge on variational methods of general dynamics and optics. Manuscript, 51pp


DEAN: 2

1931 Mar

Papers relating to the R101 airship disaster, 1930 including, telegram to Dean from the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation; copy of the Pilot's report on the endurance flight of the R101 on which Dean was a passenger; The Air Force Department Society Journal, no.6, May 1966 containing Dean's article 'The loss of the airship 101' and duplicate copy of the article; Report of the R101 inquiry (HMSO, London, 1931); printed text of a lecture on 'the airship: a technical history' by E Mowforth, lecturer, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Surrey at the Institute of Mechanical Engineers, Nov 1973; 'R101 and other airships-the process of development' by Wg Cdr Thomas Reginald Cave-Browne-Cave, reprint from The Royal Aeronautical Society, vol.66, Aug 1962; note by Dean 'for record' on a recording made for Granada Television on the R101, 1967 and related correspondence; correspondence relating to the R101 with Cave-Browne-Cave, Sir Peter Gordon Masefield, Wg Cdr Ralph S Booth, Peter John Hudson, Ministry of Defence. With 8 photographs of the R101. 1 file


DEAN: 3 Papers, including correspondence related to Dean's The Royal Air Force and two World Wars, foreword by Sir Arthur Travers Harris (London, Cassell, 1979), 1919-1978



DEAN: 3/1 Copies of manuscript of The Royal Air Force and two World Wars, foreword by Sir Arthur Travers Harris (London, Cassell, 1979)


DEAN: 3/1/1

[1978]

Dean's master copy of The Royal Air Force and two World Wars, foreword by Sir Arthur Travers Harris (London, Cassell, 1979), typescript prepared for the printers and annotated by Dean's personal editor, Toby Buchan. 1 file


DEAN: 3/1/2

[1978]

Duplicate master copy of The Royal Air Force and two World Wars, foreword by Sir Arthur Travers Harris (London, Cassell, 1979) photocopy of typescript master copy and identical at the time of Dean's death but without any minor editorial notes or corrections made in preparing final text for the printers or the index. 1 file


DEAN: 3/2 Research papers relating to The Royal Air Force and two World Wars, foreword by Sir Arthur Travers Harris (London, Cassell, 1979)


DEAN: 3/2/1

1921-1953, 1974-1976

Air Ministry organisation charts 1921 and 1939; notes on Thomas Walker Hobart Inskip, 1st Viscount Caldecote of Bristol, Minister for the Co-ordination of Defence's diary, 1938-1939; manuscript notes and photocopies relating to the strength of the RAF and the German Air Force in personnel and supplies and the progress of rearmament, including papers comparing the operational strengths of British, French and German Air Forces, 1939-1945; copies of Maj Gen Sir Hastings Lionel Ismay, Deputy Secretary (Military) to War Cabinet's papers 1945-1953 referring to the decision by Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill not to send any more fighter aircraft to France in Jun 1940; notes on campaigns in Syria and Persia in 1940-1941 and the battles of Alam El Halfa and El Alamein, 1942 with photocopies of figures for aircraft strength for the battles; typescript notes on 84 Sqn in Sumatra, Jan-Mar 1942 written by Flight Lt [A R] Gill; correspondence with KCLMA and Churchill College Cambridge regarding access to archives, 1974-1976; notes on the success of bombing campaigns; notes on the use of radar. 1 file


DEAN: 3/2/2

1923 Jun-1939 Sep

Photocopied extracts from Parliamentary Debates (Hansard) concerning supplies for the RAF. With manuscript notes, 3pp. 1 file


DEAN: 3/2/3

1934-1945, 1975

Pamphlets and lecture texts by Prof Reginald Victor Jones, professor of Natural Philosophy, Aberdeen University relating to 'scientific intelligence' and Sir Henry Thomas Tizard, Chairman of the Committee for the Scientific Survey of Air Defence and on the bomber offensive; typescript paper on 'The strategic air offensive against Germany 1939-1940' with comments by ACM Sir Edgar Rainey Ludlow-Hewitt; photocopies of articles, 'Services required from the Royal Air Force for the field forces'(1975), 'Readiness for war-a study of some elements in the effectiveness of the air forces on the north east front, Sep 1939-May 1940' by Group Capt E B Haslam, Air Historical Branch, Air Ministry, 1975, 'The Royal Air Force and British military aircraft production 1934-1940', a colloquium paper by Sir Peter Gordon Masefield, Dec 1975; copies of papers on RAF casualties during World War Two. 1 file


DEAN: 3/2/4

1934 Apr 11, 1977 Sep 26

Notes on MRAF Hugh Montague Trenchard, 1st Viscount Trenchard of Wolfeton and typescript of an interview with Trenchard, 11 Apr 1934; 'Strength of operational aircraft in squadrons', typescript list, 2 copies; 'Number of squadrons and aircraft established in the Metropolitan Air Force and overseas commands, Sep 1939-Jun 1944', typescript list; 'Strength of officers and other ranks (RAF, WAAF and dominion personnel) by commands, typescript list; photocopy of article 'Science and the services' by Sir Henry Thomas Tizard in the Journal of the Royal United Service Institution, Aug 1946; photocopy from The Aeroplane, Aug 1954 on naming military aircraft; copies of articles on the aircraft 'Blackburn Botha' and 'Saro Lerwick'; photocopied extract from AVM Oswyn George William Gifford Lywood's record of service, 1957; memorandum from the Air Ministry regarding the possibility of a history of the Air Ministry being written and enclosing a list of monographs and narratives written by Air Historical Branch staff, 1963; photocopy of an article on the BE8 and BE8a, the British reconnaissance biplane used by the Royal Flying Corps from 1914 by J M Bruce in Air Pictorial, Nov 1962; typescript of a lecture by Dean to the Beaconsfield Royal Historical Society, 27 Jan 1973 on critical dates in the history of the RAF; papers relating to types of aircraft and to personnel in World War One and World War Two including booklet The Royal Air Force Museum, 100 years of aviation history (London, 1974); order of service for a thanksgiving service at Westminster Abbey for the 50th anniversary of the Royal Auxiliary Air Force, 1974; extract from Aerospace magazine, Aug 1974 with an interview with ACM Sir Harry Broadhurst; note on Typex high speed cipher machine and transmissions and related letter from Ministry of Defence, 1977. 1 file


DEAN: 3/2/5

1938-1943, 1975

Manuscript notes and photocopies from Public Record Office files from the Prime Minister's Office (PREM) including photocopies of correspondence between Neville Chamberlain, Churchill, Sir (Norman Fenwick) Warren Fisher, Kingsley Wood (PREM 1) relating to German air strength, the risk of an attack from the air, British aircraft production and air defences, Jul-Oct 1938; manuscript notes from (PREM 1, 2, 3 & 4) on bombing policy and aircraft production and index of other subjects covered, 1938-1943; manuscript notes from Public Record Office files from the Air Ministry (AIR) and the Cabinet Office (CAB) including notes on questions sent by Rt Hon Clement Richard Atlee to the Rt Hon (Arthur) Neville Chamberlain, Prime Minister on the RAF in 1938. 1 file


DEAN: 3/2/6

1938 Apr 5-1945, 1975

Various papers including minute to Philip Cunliffe-Lister Swinton, 1st Viscount of Masham, Secretary of State for Air from Portal, Chief of Air Staff Apr 1938 complaining about supply of funds for air re-armament; summary of operations by RAF Home Commands 1939-1945; typescript notes recording a visit to General Headquarters, British Expeditionary Force (BEF) 20 May 1940; copy of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, President of United States speech in support of extending aid to Britain and France, 10 Jun 1940; note on Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill and 'air parity', Nov 1941; manuscript notes on the Air Ministry in 1941 including notes on talk with the MRAF Sir Charles Frederick Algernon Portal, Chief of Air Staff, 14 Aug 1941 regarding the supplies of bombers that would be required to defeat Germany; paper on the stages of British air re-armament, 1943; figures for merchant shipping losses, May 1943; typescript entitled 'The collapse viewed from within, the memoirs of General [Herbert Josef] Koller, the German Chief of Air Staff' relating to events from 14 Apr 1944 up to a few days after Germany's capitulation 7 May 1945; manuscript notes by Dean relating to typescript by Dennis George Richards, official historian of the Royal Air Force in the Second World War, 1947-1949 regarding MRAF Sir Arthur Travers Harris' attitude to Operation OVERLORD [1975]; manuscript notes on Air Ministry files in the Public Record Office [1975]. 1 file


DEAN: 3/2/7

1939 May-Jun, 1976

Photocopies of Cabinet meeting minutes concerning RAF flights over France, 15 May 1940-3 Jun 1940; photocopies from Grand strategy Vol.2, September 1939-June 1941 by Sir James Ramsay Montagu Butler (London, HMSO, 1957.) relating to the Battle of France and British air support to the French; manuscript notes from The war lords: military commanders of the twentieth century edited by Sir Michael Carver (Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London, 1976) relating to ACM Hugh Caswall Tremenheere Dowding, 1st Baron Dowding of Bentley and the date of the decision not to send any more fighter aircraft to France, May to Jun 1941. 1 file


DEAN: 3/2/8

1940, 1969 Sep-1977 Nov

Photocopies of correspondence, press cuttings, archive material (including Public Records) and manuscript notes relating to the career of ACM Hugh Caswall Tremenheere Dowding, 1st Baron Dowding of Bentley Priory; the Battle of Britain and Dowding's removal from Bomber Command in autumn 1940, including letter from Wg Cdr Robert Wright, Dowding's biographer on sections of Dean's manuscript of The Royal Air Force and two World Wars, foreword by Sir Arthur Travers Harris (London, Cassell, 1979) relating to Dowding; notes, Nov 1977 on Dowding and Dean's book by Dennis George Richards, official historian of the Royal Air Force in the Second World War. 1 file


DEAN: 3/2/9

1941 May, 1942 Oct 20

Letter to Dean from RAF Grantham relating to the daylight raid on the Shneider factory at Le Creusot, France, Oct 1942 with a photograph of the board in the operations room after the attack; notes by temp Brig George Henry Inglis on operations in Crete, May 1941 relating to inaccuracy of the bombing, lack of supplies and low morale. 1 file


DEAN: 3/2/10

1941-1945

Typescript account of RAF operations over Yugoslavia 1941-1945 including sections on assistance to resistance movements; the Balkan Air Force; anti-Yugoslav Air Force links; references to Air Ministry records in the Public Record Office. With copies of 'Annex A-D', typescript accounts of the evacuation of Marshal Josip Tito with his General Headquarters Staff and British and Russian Military Missions; evacuation of 1000 wounded partisans from Brezner, Yugoslavia; report on Operation DUNN, the air evacuation of refugees from Slovenia; the history of Balkan Air Terminal Service (BATS). 1 file


DEAN: 3/2/11

1945, 1961-1978 Jan

Air Ministry News Service bulletins, Sep 1945 issued to commemorate the anniversary of the Battle of Britain, Jul-Oct 1940; press cuttings on various subjects, 1961-1975 including the conflict over bombing policy between Dr Frederick Alexander Lindemann, 1st Viscount Cherwell of Oxford, personal assistant to the Prime Minister, 1940 and Sir Henry Thomas Tizard, Chairman of the Committee for the Scientific Survey of Air Defence; press cuttings, 1974-1977 relating to the Battle of Britain, including reviews of books on the battle; press cuttings relating to MRAF Hugh Montague Trenchard, 1st Viscount Trenchard of Wolfeton; press obituaries 1974-1977 of Robert Anthony Eden, 1st Earl of Avon, ACM Sir John Wakeling Baker, Professor Lord Patrick Maynard Stuart Blackett, Professor of Physics, London University, ACM Hon Sir Ralph Alexander Cochrane, ACM Sir Basil Edward Embry, Sir Horace Ernest Philip Wigglesworth, Group Capt Stuart Douglas Culley, AVM Forster Herbert Martin Maynard, Sir Donald Banks, Gen Sir Frederick Alfred Pile, ACM Sir Keith Rodney Park, Sir James Barnes, ACM Sir Edgar Rainey Ludlow-Hewitt, Sir Walter Pretty, ACM Sir John (Walter) Cordingley; press cuttings of reviews of books about World War Two and / or the RAF including reviews of Winston Churchill compiled by Martin Gilbert (Jackdaw Publications, London, 1969) with copies of correspondence from 1976 between Martin Gilbert and Sir Folliott Herbert Sandford regarding Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's sources of information at the Air Ministry before World War Two; photocopies from and relating to Bodyguard of lies by Anthony Cave Brown (WH Allen, London, 1976); press cuttings of reviews of From apes to warlords [the autobiography of Solly Zuckerman] (Hamilton, London, 1978); press cuttings from 1977 and notes on ENIGMA and ULTRA intelligence; press cuttings, 1976-1977 relating to the German air raid on Coventry, Nov 1941 and the extent that ULTRA Intelligence could have been used in its defence; press cuttings and notes on Most secret war by Reginald Victor Jones (Coronet, Sevenoaks, 1979) and the BBC's broadcast 'The secret war', Jan 1977; press cuttings of newspaper correspondence relating to Stanley Baldwin, Earl Baldwin of Bewdley, rearmament and the 1935 General Election. 1 file


DEAN: 3/2/12

1946 Sep, 1972 Jun

Typescript notes by Sir Christopher (Llewellyn) Bullock on his years at the Air Ministry, Sep 1946; Press cuttings of obituary of Bullock and letters relating to his life and career; letter to the editor of The Times by Dean on Bullock Jun 1972 ; programmes for memorial services for Bullock, 1972; manuscript draft letter to The Times (not by Dean). 1 file


DEAN: 3/2/13

1948 Feb 20

Third supplement to The London Gazette, 20 Feb 1942 with a report on the air operations during the campaigns in Malaya and Netherland East Indies from 8 Dec 1941 to 12 Mar, 1942 submitted to Secretary of State for Air by AVM Sir Paul Maltby, Assistant Air Officer Commanding Far East Command, RAF. Printed pamphlet


DEAN: 3/2/14

1960 Oct 13-1961 Nov

Papers produced by Air Historical Branch of the Air Ministry relating to aircraft spinning and in particular the legend of Dr Frederick Alexander Lindemann (later 1st Viscount Cherwell of Oxford) and his pre-1916 experiments on 'spinning'. With articles 'the spin' by Wg Cdr Norman Macmillan in Aeronautics, Jul 1960; 'spins and things' by Frank T Courtney in Aeronautics Nov 1961; 'Lindemann's work on aerodynamics' by Sir William Scott Farren. 1 file


DEAN: 3/2/15

1973

Members of the Air Council and Air Force Board of the Defence Council 1918- (Air Historical Branch (RAF), London, 1973). Printed booklet


DEAN: 3/2/16-17

[1973-1978]

Volumes of notes with loose pages inserted compiled from research notes for The Royal Air Force and two World Wars, foreword by Sir Arthur Travers Harris (London, Cassell, 1979) from archive and secondary sources, arranged by source or subject. 2 volumes


DEAN: 3/2/18

[1973-1978]

Alphabetical list of subjects covered in research for The Royal Air Force and two World Wars, foreword by Sir Arthur Travers Harris (London, Cassell, 1979) with references to sources used. 1 file


DEAN: 3/2/19

[1976-1978]

Graph, marked appendix 9 (and 2 copies) showing estimates of German first line air strength 1934-1939 with manuscript notes. 6pp


DEAN: 3/2/20

1977 Apr

Photocopy of article describing a conversation between US Air Force Officer, Lt Gen Ira C Eaker and Dr Arthur George Bradford Metcalf, Chairman of the United States Strategic Institute and Albert Speer, Reichsminister of Armaments and War Production, 1943-1945 in which they discuss the effects of Allied air power on German production (Air Force magazine, Apr 1977). 5pp


DEAN: 3/3 Correspondence with, and other papers relating to ACM Sir Arthur Travers Harris, Bomber Command and the publication of The Royal Air Force and two world wars, foreword by Sir Arthur Travers Harris (London, Cassell, 1979)


DEAN: 3/3/1

1944 Nov 1-1945 Jan 25

Private correspondence between ACM Sir Arthur Travers Harris and MRAF Sir Charles Frederick Algernon Portal, Chief of Air Staff, Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Bomber Command regarding their differences of opinion over whether bombing attacks should be concentrated on oil and chemical supplies or on industrial centres and major cities. 1 file


DEAN: 3/3/2

1943-1976

Press cuttings relating to ACM Sir Arthur Travers Harris. 2 pp


DEAN: 3/3/3

1945 Jul 13-1964

Correspondence between Dean and ACM Sir Arthur Travers Harris mostly of a personal nature including proposed visits between the two families; the historian Anthony Verrier and his proposed study on Bomber Command; Harris' eligibility for a pension; a correspondence between Harris and Mountbatten regarding the Dieppe raid, Aug 1942 which Harris was planning to use in preparation for a libel case; note by John Fraser Mayne, Air Ministry on the Bomber Command's role in the Dieppe raid with an extract from the Bomber Command narrative prepared in the Air Historical Branch of the Air Ministry, 1950; correspondence relating to Harris' visit to England for the coronation in 1953. With related correspondence between Harris and Sir James Barnes, Permanent Under Secretary of State for Air; memoranda between Barnes and Permanent Secretary E Hall relating to Harris's complaint that he had been omitted from official functions related to the Coronation; memoranda from Stephen Martin Lanigan O'Keefe, Office of the High Commissioner for Southern Rhodesia relating to Harris's visit to Southern Rhodesia, 1945; memoranda between various government departments concerning the possibility that Harris could be offered the governorship of the Isle of Man; two copies of a note on Harris prepared by the Air Historical Branch of the Air Ministry on Harris' death in 1964; an enclosure from Air Ministry file no.S39032 by Harris writing in support of a proposal by Vickers Ltd for the production of a special six-engined heavy bomber. 1 file


DEAN: 3/3/4

1953 Jan 6-1977 Mar

Manuscript notes by ACM Sir Arthur Travers Harris and correspondence between him and Dean relating to the text of Dean's book The Royal Air Force and two World Wars, foreword by Sir Arthur Travers Harris (London, Cassell, 1979) with Dean's notes on these comments. With letter from Rt Hon Brendan Bracken 1st Viscount Bracken of Christchurch to Harris relating to the award of his Baronetcy; typescript of the inscription in the book Spandau, the secret diaries by Albert Speer translated from the German by Richard and Clara Winston (Collins, London, 1976) presented to Harris by Albert Speer, Reichsminister of Armaments and War Production, 1943-1945 which discusses the effect of the Bomber Command raids on Germany; notes by Harris on Bomber Command and its contribution to the defeat of Germany in World War Two; correspondence between Dean and Harris relating to Rt Hon. (Evelyn) John (St Loe) Strachey, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Air Ministry, 1945-1946, his political ideology and possible role in preventing Harris' peerage; typescript of speech by Harris to the B[omber] C[ommand] AO regarding post-war attempts to discredit the contribution of Bomber Command after World War Two, 1 Jun 1974. 1 file


DEAN: 3/4 General correspondence, largely relating to the publication of The Royal Air Force and two world wars, foreword by Sir Arthur Travers Harris (London, Cassell, 1979) arranged by correspondent.


DEAN: 3/4/1

1919-1957 Feb 15

Letter sent to Dean from AVM Oswyn George William Gifford Lywood and letter from Hilda Lywood, wife of from AVM Oswyn George William Gifford Lywood after Lywood's death; extract of a copy of Lywood's service record; obituary of Lywood from Flight, 15 Feb 1957; list of significant dates in Lywood's life; list of Air Ministry files containing information on Lywood; typescript text of speech by Lywood entitled 'Success to Newcastle on Tyne's future air policy' relating to the growing importance of aircraft in war and in civil aviation and promoting the creation of an aerodrome on the town moor outside the centre of Newcastle upon Tyne and its potential as a commercial flying centre; typescript autobiography by Lywood. 1 file


DEAN: 3/4/2

1941 Jul 7-1943 Feb 26

Letters to Dean from Alfred Conrad Collier from Moscow, USSR where he was head of the Air Section of the British Military Mission to Moscow and from Delhi where he was Air Officer in charge of administration, Army Headquarters, mostly relating to his isolated position in Moscow due to the Russians reluctance to liase with the mission; Russian bureaucracy; treatment by the Russians, living conditions in Moscow, frustration at his inactivity and lack of involvement in World War Two and his intention to work in civil aviation after the war. 1 file


DEAN: 3/4/3

1967 Jan-1976 Oct 18

Correspondence between Dean and Solly Zuckerman, Baron Zuckerman of Burnham Thorpe, Norfolk relating to the raid on Dresden in Feb 1945 and to correspondence published in The Times on this subject between Robert John Graham Boothby, Baron Boothby of Buchan and Rattray Head and Dr Anthony Noble Frankland, Director of the Imperial War Museum. With typescript extract from The Royal Air Force and two World Wars, foreword by Sir Arthur Travers Harris (London, Cassell, 1979) relating to the bombing of Dresden, Feb 1945. 1 file


DEAN: 3/4/4

1975 Mar 13-1978 Feb 2

Correspondence between Dean and Group Capt E B Haslam, Louis A Jackets, P R Wood, Air Historical Branch of the RAF relating to various papers written by Dean on RAF history and The Royal Air Force and two World Wars, foreword by Sir Arthur Travers Harris (London, Cassell, 1979) with comments by Haslam on the chapter on 'Coastal Command' and correcting minor points of detail. With text of a lecture by Haslam entitled 'Some highlights of RAF history'. 1 file


DEAN: 3/4/5

1969 Dec 4-1978 Jan 30

Correspondence between Dean and RAF officers, surnames A-H, including Wg Cdr D B Adams; ACM Sir Harry Broadhurst; ACM Hon Sir Ralph Cochrane; Sir John Rupert Colville; Sir Frank Cooper; Samuel Charles Elworthy, Baron of Timaru in New Zealand and of Elworthy Somerset; Dr (Anthony) Noble Frankland, Director Imperial War Museum; Sir Edward Gordon-Jones; V Adm Sir Peter William Gretton; AM Sir Christopher Harold Hartley; ACM Sir (James) Donald Innes Hardman. Subjects covered include the expansion of the RAF 1934-1938, the Munich crisis, 1938, chapters of Dean's The Royal Air Force and two World Wars, foreword by Sir Arthur Travers Harris (London, Cassell, 1979) on the Middle East, Bomber Command and on Coastal Command, ACM Hugh Caswall Tremenheere Dowding, 1st Baron Dowding of Bentley Priory, Wg Cdr Derek Ainslie Jackson and the Fighter Interception Unit. 1 file


DEAN: 3/4/6

1955 Mar 22-1977 Dec

Correspondence between Dean and RAF officers and others, surnames J-W including Lt-Gen. Sir (Edward) Ian (Claud) Jacob; Prof Reginald Victor Jones, Assistant Director of Intelligence during World War Two; Dr A A G Lewis; Sir Alexander Johnston; Cynthia Metcalfe; Sir Claus Adolf Moser, Cabinet Office; Kenneth Pope, Press Officer London Transport; D C Brech and J M Bruce, archivists, RAF museum, Hendon; Dennis George Richards, official historian of the Royal Air Force in the Second World War, 1947-49; MRAF Hugh Montague Trenchard, 1st Viscount Trenchard of Wolfeton; AM Sir Geoffrey Tuttle; Sir Richard Way, Principal, Kings College London; Wg Cdr Robert Wright, biographer of ACM Hugh Caswall Tremenheere Dowding, 1st Baron Dowding of Bentley. Subjects covered include chapters of Dean's The Royal Air Force and two World Wars, foreword by Sir Arthur Travers Harris (London, Cassell, 1979) on the Battle of Britain and on Bomber Command, Sir Arthur Travers Harris, the location of of Archibald Henry Macdonald Sinclair, Viscount Thurso of Ulbster's papers, the Photographic Reconnaissance Unit, MRAF Sir Charles Frederick Algernon Portal, Sir Sholto Courteney Mackenzie Douglas. 1 file


DEAN: 3/4/7

1973 Sep 18-1977 Dec 12

Correspondence between Dean and Sir Folliott Herbert Sandford on personal matters and also relating to Dean's work on the history of the RAF; particularly Churchill and the pre war air expansion programme, ACM Hugh Caswall Tremenheere Dowding and his meeting with the War Cabinet in May or June 1941, Prof Patrick Maynard Stuart Blackett, Professor of Physics, Manchester University and his advisory role at the Admiralty during World War Two. With a memorandum to Secretary of State for Air, Philip Cunliffe-Lister Swinton, Viscount Swinton regarding the proposal for a second Parliamentary Under Secretary of State; photocopy of Sandford's appointment book / diary for 1937; Sandford's comments on Dean's text of The Royal Air Force and two World Wars, foreword by Sir Arthur Travers Harris (London, Cassell, 1979); request by Dean for information on Philip Cunliffe-Lister Swinton, 1st Earl of Swinton and typescript account of anecdote involving Swinton in 1956. 1 file


DEAN: 3/4/8

1975 Jan 10-1977 Aug 4

Correspondence between Dean and Sir Peter Gordon Masefield relating to Dean's The Royal Air Force and two World Wars, foreword by Sir Arthur Travers Harris (London, Cassell, 1979) and his tribute to ACM Sir Christopher Lloyd Courtney in The Times, 2 Nov 1976; progress on Masefield's books Catch the sunlight (unpublished?) and To ride the storm, the story of the airship R.101 (Kimber, London, 1982). 1 file


DEAN: 3/4/9

1978 Mar 20

Letter from Air Cdre Francis Rodwell Banks relating to William Maxwell Aitken, 1st Baron Beaverbrook, Minister for aircraft production, 1940-1942 and his contribution to the Air Ministry. With a photocopied extract from Banks' autobiography relating to Beaverbrook. 1 file


DEAN: 4 Papers relating to Dean's work in the Civil Service, largely consisting of lectures and speeches by Dean given at the University of Strathclyde and other colleges and schools, arranged by date, 1937-1976


DEAN: 4/1

1937-1959 Mar

Speeches and lectures by Dean includes speeches on 'Air power and parity'; 'The role of the air force in national defence' to 600 Squadron, 14 Jan 1937; notes for lecture to Royal Air Force Staff College, 3 Aug 1942 on 'Air Ministry organisation'; speech at the opening of new factory of the Klinger Manufacturing Co. Ltd Margate, Kent 8 Apr 1954; Address to Air Ministry Society, Bracknell, 13 Oct 1956 on the future of the Air Ministry; 'Management in the civil service' Mar 1959. With a paper on the 1932 Import Duties Act and the need for its revision produced by the Board of Trade, 1955. 1 file


DEAN: 4/2

1963 Mar 1-1965 Apr 25

Speeches and lectures by Dean includes speech at the Civil Service Club 10th annual dinner 1 Mar 1963; speech on 'Management in the Civil Service at conference for senior civil servants Nov 1963; reception for Fulbright international exchange students, Bedford College, University of London 16 Sep 1963; University of London special presentation ceremony for higher degrees 28 Jan 1964; speech to British Council United Nations Day reception, 23 Oct 1964; Working Men's College, distribution of prizes 29 Oct 1965; The Ditchley Foundation Anglo-American conference on the social and economic consequences of automation, sessions 1 & 2 'Present stage of development in the introduction of automation-the attitude of government', 1965; talk on education and science at Rugby School, Warwickshire 29 Jan 1965 (2 copies); Speech at 75th anniversary of Woolwich Polytechnic 27 Apr 1965; speeches on the Ministry of Technology at the Institute of Public Administration, London and at Oundle School, Northamptonshire; speeches to the Institution of Production Engineers on science and industry and the engineering profession; to Institute of Nuclear Engineers on nuclear energy and technology; 1 file


DEAN: 4/3

1966-1967

Speeches and lectures by Dean and others including Royal Society Anniversary Dinner Speech, 1966 by Prof Patrick Maynard Stuart Blackett, Fellow of Manchester and London Universities; 'Symposium on the advantages to education of the Metric system' at the Institute of Mathematics, 12 Jan 1966; speeches at Strathclyde University, 1967 on 'Central government', 'The formation of the Ministry of Technology', 'On being a Permanent Secretary'. 1 file


DEAN: 4/4

1967 May-1968 Dec

Strathclyde University lectures and seminar papers by Dean on 'The formation of the Ministry of Technology' 19 May 1967; 'Central organisation for defence', 23 Feb 1968 ;'The expert in the Civil Service', 8 May 1968; seminar on industrial training, 8 May 1968 text of speech and related papers ; working party conference on the 'Post Fulton Home Civil Service', 28 Sep 1968; 'Attitudes to change in the Public Service', 19 Nov 1968; 'The Fulton report: accountable management in the Civil Service'. 1 file


DEAN: 4/5

1969 Feb 2-1969 Nov 14

Strathclyde University lecture and seminar papers by Dean including speech on 'Industry and government', 20 Feb 1969; paper from Strathclyde University's Procedure Committee, 5 Mar 1969; address on 'Accountable management' at senior management seminar, Sunningdale, Berkshire 10 Mar 1969; lecture to the Imperial Defence College on 'Management meetings in the government service', 14 Jul 1969; typescript notes for speech on 'Life in the print biz' for the British Printing Corporation, comparing the workings of the board room and the Permanent Secretary's Office, with related correspondence, Oct 1969; seminar paper on 'Industrial relations' at Strathclyde University, 14 Nov 1969;


DEAN: 4/6

1970 Feb 26-1970 Nov 13

Strathclyde University lectures and seminar papers by Dean on 'The work of a Permanent Secretary', 26 Feb 1970; seminar paper on 'Selection, training and job progression of administrative class entrants to the Civil Service', 26 Feb 1970; 'Civil servants and ministers', 27 Feb 1970; 'International symposium on management and economics in the electronics industry', 17 Mar 1970; 'Developments on Fulton', 30 Apr 1970; lecture on 'Government control in the fields of education and health', 12 Nov 1970; 'Accountable management in the Civil Service', 13 Nov 1970. 1 file


DEAN: 4/7

1971 Feb 19-1972 Nov 29

Strathclyde University lecture and seminar papers on 'Universities and industry', 19 Feb 1971; 'Science technology and society: the effect on government'; 'Some problems of university administration', as part of a seminar series for university administrators'; manuscript notes by Dean on a discussion with the Department of Administration, Strathclyde University; 'The Civil Servant and his relationship with ministers and Parliament', 11 May 1971; 'The university as a community', 3 Nov 1971; 'The Civil Service and Parliament', 14 Feb 1972; manuscript notes of a talk by Dean with staff in the Department of Administration, Strathclyde University, 15 Feb 1972; 'The Civil Servant and his relationship with ministers and Parliament', 2 May 1972; papers relating to a conference on university governance at Strathclyde University, Sep 1972; discussion paper on a report of the University of Birmingham Review Body, 29 Nov 1972. 1 file


DEAN: 4/8

1973 Feb 1-1974 Jan 24

Strathclyde University lecture and seminar papers on 'Government intervention' 1 Feb 1973 (with Prof Frank MacFazean); 'Some problems of university administration 1971-1981', Feb 1973 ( 2 papers); 'Graduate unemployment' to Wimbledon Literary and Scientific Society, 17 Nov 1973; 'The control of public expenditure', 6 Dec 1973; 'The management of professional skills in industry and the Civil Service', 24 Jan 1974; 'Accountable management revisited'; 'Robbins in retrospect'. 1 file


DEAN: 4/9

1975 Feb 14-1975 Nov 28

Strathclyde University lecture and seminar papers on 'Government and industry', 14 Feb 1975; 'industrial democracy', 9 May 1975; 'Universities and polytechnics', 28 Nov 1975; 'The outlook for higher education-discussion with university administrators', 28 Nov 1975. With correspondence between Dean and Sir Bernard Lovell, Professor of Radio Astronomy, University of Manchester relating to the Ministry of Technology and Prof Patrick Maynard Stuart Blackett, Professor of Physics, London University; address to the Second National Conference of Principals of Colleges of Advanced Education (Australia) Jul 1975 by Sir Alexander [Rowland] Smith. 1 file


DEAN: 4/10

1976

Strathclyde University lecture and seminar papers on 'The high command in the Battle of Britain' 11 Jun 1976; 'The future of university education', 13 Feb 1976; discussion paper on 'Graduate recruitment'; undated speech by Dean on 'Efficiency in the Civil Service'. With manuscript notes by Dean and press cuttings relating to the differences between universities and polytechnics, the structure of the higher education system and the funding of overseas students; Roehampton Institute of Higher Education handbook, 1976/77. 1 file


DEAN: 5 Entries by Dean for the Dictionary of National Biography(Oxford University Press, Oxford), 1977-1978


DEAN: 5/1

1977 Feb 8

Typescript of biography by Dean of ACM Sir Cyril Louis Norton Newall for Dictionary of National Biography (Oxford University Press, Oxford). With letter to Dean from Sir Ronald Henry Melville (secretary to Newall at the time of the Munich agreement, Sep 1938) with note on its context by Dean and a copy of the biography. 1 file


DEAN: 5/2

1978 Jan 9

Typescript of biography by Dean of ACM Sir (Alfred) Guy (Roland) Garrod for Dictionary of National Biography (Oxford University Press, Oxford). 4pp

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