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In addition to the specific information indicated by the references in the text, some of the following material was very widely used for information about the university (indicated by *) and about the department (indicated by †).

†Allen, R.L., Notes on the history of the UWO Physics Department, the text of a talk given in 1965 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Department, unpublished typescript, 13 pp.

Dearle, R.C., University of Western Ontario - Radar, undated, but probably written in 1948 or 1949. This is the primary source of information about the radar research at Western during the Second World War, but it was supplemented with various items of correspondence in Dr. Dearle's papers, very kindly made available to the author by Mr. Elton Ross, the son-in-law of Dr. Dearle.

†Ferguson, H.I.S., Physics Research in Canadian Universities - The University of Western Ontario, manuscript dated May 1969. *Fox, W.S., Sherwood Fox of Western, Burns and MacEachern, Toronto, 1964.

*Gwynne-Timothy, J.R.W., Western's First Century, UWO, 1978.

Hay, D.R., Garnet Alexander Woonton, 1906-1980, Proc. Roy. Soc. Can., Series IV, v.18, 120-123, 1980.

Misener, A.D., Raymond Compton Dearle 1890 - 1970, Proceedings and Transactions of the Royal Society of Canada, 4th series, v.9, 42-45, 1971.

Nicholls, R.W., Austin Donald Misener (Jan. 19th 1911 - March 5th 1996, Physics in Canada, Physics in Canada, Vol.52(4), 147, 1996.

Nicholls, R.W., unpublished recollections on the history of the UWO Physics Department, September 1998 and March 1999.

*Talman, J.J., and R.D. Talman, Western - 1878-1953, The University of Western Ontario, 1953.

*W.F. Tamblyn, These Sixty Years, University of Western Ontario, 1938.

*R.B. Willis, Western 1939-1970: Odds and Ends, The University of Western Ontario, 1970.

Woonton, G.A., unpublished typescript on the history of the department, 2 February, 1978, 2 pages.