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Thomson, Godfrey Hilton, Sir, 1881-1955 (psychologist and Bell Professor of Education, University of Edinburgh)

 Person

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

1 (39), Ledermann to Thomson, and Thomson to Ledermann, 25 Apr 1939-26 Apr 1939

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Identifier: Coll-1064/81
Scope and Contents In Ledermann's letter to Thomson, dated 25 Apr 1939, he informs Thomson of his applying for the Carnegie Teaching Fellowship, which would allow him to undertake original research in the areas of pure matrix algebra and abstract group theory. He also mentions that he would like to devote some time to applied mathematics, specifically factor analysis, and asks Thomson for permission to continue the work he undertook as Thomson's assistant, perhaps with the help of...
Dates: 25 Apr 1939-26 Apr 1939

Letters and telegrams between Thomson, the War Office, and the Scottish Education Department, 1 Oct 1944-4 Oct 1944

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Identifier: Coll-1310/1/1/1/9
Scope and Contents The correspondence regards a confidential post in Germany in the English Department of Education, which Thomson declined.

Drafts of Thomson's responses and his notes are written on the reverse side of draft programmes for Orpheus performed at the Moray House Training College.
Dates: 1 Oct 1944-4 Oct 1944