Collection CUNLIFFE, PW - CUNLIFFE, Dr Percy Walmsey (1898-1992)

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CUNLIFFE, Dr Percy Walmsey (1898-1992)


  • 1990 (Creation)
  • 1955 (Creation)
  • 1931-1932 (Creation)
  • 1927-1928 (Creation)
  • [1915-1922] (Creation)

Level of description



2 files

Scope and content

Papers relating to his service in the Royal Naval Air Service and RAF, 1917-1918, dated 1917-1918, 1955, 1990, principally comprising log-book covering his flights in the UK, 1917-1918; photographs of aircraft and personnel, including Cunliffe. Texts and notes for lectures relating to photography, 1927, 1928, 1931, 1932. Photographs of Cunliffe in his service uniform and with colleagues from King's College London, [1915-1922].

System of arrangement

2 files

General Information

Name of creator


Biographical history

Born in 1898; studied chemistry at King's College London, 1915-1917, 1919-1920; served in Royal Naval Air Service and RAF, 1917-1918; postgraduate, King's College London, 1920-1922; researcher at British Cotton Industries Research Association, 1922; died in 1992.

Custodial history

Presented to the Centre by the family in 1992.

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 from open material for research purposes only.

Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Trustees of the Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives, via the Archives.

Language of material

  • English

Script of material

Finding aids

This collection level description.

Existence and location of originals

Off-campus collection

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Compiled Nov 1996

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People and Organisations

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Rules and/or conventions used

Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000.


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