Show Summary Details

Page of

Printed from Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a single article for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 14 July 2020

Blackett, Patrick Maynard Stuart, Baron Blackettlocked

  • Mary Jo Nye


Blackett, Patrick Maynard Stuart, Baron Blackett (1897–1974), physicist and government and military adviser, was born on 18 November 1897 at Kensington, London, the only son and the second of three children of Arthur Stuart Blackett (1865–1922), stockbroker, and his wife, Caroline Frances (1868–1954)...

You do not currently have access to this article


Please login to access the full content.


Access to the full content requires a subscription

Imperial War Museum, London
Cambridge University Library
Royal Society, London
University of Nottingham Library
Science Museum, London
University of Leeds, Brotherton Library
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society
British Library, London
British Library, National Sound Archive
National Portrait Gallery, London
University of Glasgow
British Film Institute, London, National Archive
King's College, Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives, London
Calendars of the grants of probate … made in … HM court of probate [England and Wales]
Imperial College, London
University of Sussex, Brighton
Hulton|Archive, Getty Images, London
Churchill College, Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge
Bodleian Library, Oxford
private collection