Patrick Blackett

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Blackett was (amongst much else) Director of the Physical Laboratories at Manchester when Lovell joined. Draft copies of and correspondence relating to articles written by Lovell about P.M.S. Blackett, appearing in A Biographical Dictionary of Scientists, Dictionary of National Biography. Also letters between Lovell and Lady Blackett, about researchers and papers. Also letter from Solly Zuckerman with a query about Blackett. Also offprint of "Blackett in War and Peace", J.Opl.Res.Soc. 39, pp221-233 (1988).