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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0099 KCLMA Sainty
SAINTY, Christopher Lawrence
Created 1938-1945
Level of description
collection level
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
2 files


Administrative / Biographical history

Born 1900; Chief Engineer and Director of Carrier Engineering Co Ltd, 1942-1944; died 1977.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Placed in the Centre by Lt Col John Arthur Edward Heard, Vice Chairman and Managing Director of Carrier Engineering Co Ltd, in 1979.

Content & structure

Scope and content

Typescript and manuscript notes, calculations and sketches made by Sainty during the designing of sand eliminators for tanks and the filtration of atmospheric air, which was extensively used in tanks for the war in North Africa, 1943-1945; leaflets and pamphlets relating to the work of Carrier Engineering Co Ltd in designing and installing filters for gas protection prior to and during World War Two, including a summary by Lt Col John Arthur Edward Heard.

System of arrangement

Arranged in sections as above.

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

Summary guide entry and detailed catalogue online and available in hard copy in the Centre's reading room.

Allied materials

Existence and location of originals
King's College London College Archives
Related units of description

The Centre holds papers, dated 1939-1946, of Lt Col John Arthur Edward Heard (1907-1986)(Ref: Heard).


Compiled Jun 1998

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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  • Chemical actions and uses
  • Desert warfare
  • International conflicts
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Military engineering
  • Motor vehicles
  • Pharmaceutic aids
  • Specialty uses of chemicals
  • Tanks
  • Vehicles
  • War
  • Warfare
  • Wars (events)
  • World War Two (1939-1945)
  • World wars (events)

Personal names

  • Heard, John Arthur Edward, ? 1908-1985, Lieutenant Colonel, engineer


  • North Africa

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