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Women’s work? Women at the BBC during World War II

By Asha Gage, IET Archivist As the BBC celebrates its centenary in 2022, we look at one aspect on how it was at the forefront, not only technologically, but by breaking down barriers for women’s employment in the technical arena.Women... Continue Reading →

The Radio Times Papers of T R Warner

The image above shows the cover of the first issue of the Radio Times that was published 28 September 1923. We have this issue and other ‘special’ issues of the Radio Times, as well as some other BBC related material,... Continue Reading →

Telstar 1962/1963

The above photograph can be found in our collection of Evershed & Vignoles Ltd (E&V) photographs and is one of six images under the title, “television components associated with Telstar”. Telstar is the name given to several communications satellites the... Continue Reading →

G. W. Edwards Papers – A Career with GEC Research Laboratories

The IET Archives has just completed the cataloguing of a recent donation called the ‘George William Edwards papers’, which contains significant information relating to the early history of television as George was a senior member of the GEC Research Laboratories’... Continue Reading →

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