Papers of Sir Henry William Hugh Warren

Scope and Content

Copy minutes and memoranda of internal and external meetings and discussions which he attended as Head of Research, British Thomson Houston Company. Laboratories, Rugby, together with associated papers relating to radar developments, 1940-1942.

Administrative / Biographical History

Administrative/Biographical History

Sir Henry William Hugh Warren, 1891-1961. Education: Merchant Venturers' Technical College, Bristol; Bristol University Work: Demonstrator (Chemistry and Physics), Bristol University, 1907-1911; employed by the British Thomson-Houston Co. Ltd, Rugby from 1911 until 1947, where he was Director of Research (for 24 years), Director of Engineering and Managing Director. He was Managing Director, Associated Electrical Industries Limited from 1948 until his retirement in 1954 Awards: He was knighted in 1951. Publications: Electrical Insulating Materials , 1931; various technical papers on electrical ignition, synthetic resins, engineering materials, education, research, production of light; miscellaneous essays.

Reference: Who Was Who ( A&C Black ).

Access Information

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Open. Access to all registered researchers.

Acquisition Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection was deposited in 1997.

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Conditions Governing Use

Permission to make any published use of any material from the collection must be sought in advance in writing from the University Archivist, Special Collections. Identification of copyright holders of unpublished material is often difficult. Special Collections will assist where possible with identifying copyright owners, but responsibility for ensuring copyright clearance rests with the user of the material.


Further deposits are not expected.