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PEARSON, John Edward (b 1930)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0100 KCLCA C/PP3
Held at: King's College London College Archives
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Full title: PEARSON, John Edward (b 1930)
Date(s): 1954-1957
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 2 boxes
Name of creator(s): Pearson | John Edward | b 1930 | electrical engineer


Administrative/Biographical history:

Born, 1930; educated, Liverpool University, 1949-1952; employed as a Technical Assistant in a materials application laboratory, EMI, Hayes, Middlesex, and studied physics part-time at Chelsea Polytechnic, 1954-1957; microwave research at the Radio Research Station of the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research at Datchet, 1957-1970; Lecturer in Electronics at Chelsea College, 1970-1985; Lecturer at King's College London, 1985-1996; retired, 1996.


Scope and content/abstract:

The papers of John Pearson comprise manuscript notebooks of lectures and experimental write-ups compiled by Pearson when he was a student at Chelsea Polytechnic, 1954-1957, and include notes on electricity, optics, electronics and circuit theory, electromagnetic theory, diffraction gratings, wave mechanics and X-ray physics.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Conditions governing access:

Open, subject to signature of reader's undertaking form

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 Director of Archive Services.

Finding aids:

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Two tranches from John Pearson in 1996 and 2001.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Chelsea College Department of Electrical Engineering student and departmental papers, 1968-1996 (Ref: 1996 CDE), were passed to the Archive at King's College London by John Pearson in 1996 and include teaching material compiled by Pearson during his time as a Lecturer at Chelsea and King's College until retirement in 1996.

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Entry compiled by Geoff Browell.

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.

Date(s) of descriptions:
February 2002

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