The use of ‘one’ in Wilkins’s writing

By Robert Bloomfield. We all behave according to the conventions of our age and in this respect Wilkins was no exception. As an editor, I am interested in his writing style, and last week the question of the use of ‘one’ raised its interesting profile.   Wilkins used...

Diary Transcriptions

Philip van Dueren: Last April I contacted the Foundation offering to assist in the transcription of Wilkins’ diaries. I was an underemployed travel agent suddenly with a lot of extra time on my hands and as a bit of a polar nut had read several books featuring...

Wilkins the US Consultant – Introducing Tom Endrusick

My name is Tom Endrusick and from 1972 to 2012 I worked as a research scientist at the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine (USARIEM) located in Natick, Massachusetts, 20 miles west of Boston, USA. TLE wiping the “sweat “from a thermal manikin used...

Wilkins Passport

Sir Hubert’s passport. Initially issued for 2 years, then extended for 5 years on 6 November 1924. Suzanne was added in 1929.