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List of the papers and correspondence of COLIN CHERRY 1914 - 1979

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Reference C.Cherry
Covering dates 1935-1981
Held by London University, Imperial College Archives
Extent approx 350 files.
Creators Cherry, Edward Colin, 1914-1979, professor of telecommunication
Note Compiled by Jeanne Pingree

Administrative history:
Born 1914, St. Albans, England. Took first Degree (B.Sc.) as evening part-time student, Northampton Polytechnic, London 1936, whilst Laboratory Assistant at Research Laboratories, General Electric Company, of Great Britain. M.Sc. in 1940. During Second World War, 1939-45, was attached to the Radar Research Establishment, Malvern, mainly concerned with flying trials. After War, joined Manchester University as Lecturer. Moved to Imperial College, London University, in 1947, first as Lecturer, then Reader, then appointed to Chair in Telecommunication, 1958.
Professor Cherry was awarded a Marconi International Fellowship in 1978; to 'honor notable contributions to the field of communications, both in the scientific/technological sense and in terms of human perception'.
He began work on his book 'The age of access' but died on 23 November, 1979. This book was completed for publication by Dr W E Edmondson, a former student.
Professor Cherry's working papers were transferred to the archives after his death with the agreement of Mrs Heather Cherry.

1 Biographical papers
2 Diaries
3 Early papers
4 Electrical Engineering Department, Imperial College
5 Departmental conferences etc
6 Postgraduate courses
7 Other lectures etc at Imperial College
8 Communications section. research projects and grants
9 Research students
10 General correspondence
11 Institution of Electrical Engineers
12 Books and unpublished papers
13 Publications
14 The age of access
15 Tapes

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