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

 Person

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Bibliographies compiled by Thomson, 1905-1954

 File
Identifier: Coll-1310/3/4
Scope and Contents The bibliographies detail publications with full references, largely chronologically. These include journal articles, books, and published lectures.
Dates: 1905-1954

Compiled notes on mathematics and statistics, c1930s

 Sub-Series
Identifier: Coll-1310/3/3/2
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Fonds:
  1. Lecture manuscripts, c1910s-1954;
  2. Unpublished volume, c1930;
  3. Notes taken by Thomson, c1930s-1951;
  4. Bibliographies compiled by Thomson, 1897-1954.
Dates: c1930s

Godfrey Thomson Unit for Educational Research, 1896-1979

 Sub-subfonds
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/G1
Scope and Contents Material regarding the Moray House Tests, c1920s-1970s; Northumberland Mental Tests, c1920s; Sample tests, 1920-1987; Testing Samples, United States, c1920s-1950s; Publications, 1896-c1978; Godfrey Thomson, c1930s-1947; Correspondence...
Dates: 1896-1979

Papers of Godfrey H. Thomson

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1310
Scope and Contents Biographical and personal papers, c mid 19th century-1972; Publications authored and co-authored by Thomson, 1904-1954; Unpublished materials by Thomson, 1897-1954; Publications collected by Thomson regarding education, intelligence, psychology, and statistics, 1879-1971 Unpublished material collected by Thomson and authored by others, c mid 20th...
Dates: c1890s-1978

Papers of Professor Walter Ledermann

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-667
Identifier: Coll-1064
Scope and Contents The collection largely consists of letters from Godfrey Thomson to Ledermann. Many are highly mathematical in content, containing formulae and mathematical notation, though they also regard social events and contain enquiries from Thomson with regards to the safety of Ledermann's family throughout the war.
Dates: 1937-1954

Statistical Methods in Educational and Psychological Problems, 1 Mar 1929

 File
Identifier: Coll-1310/3/1/2/9
Scope and Contents The lecture was delivered to a wide audience, and is designed to be understood by non-statisticians, and non-educators. In it, Thomson explores the uses and limitations of statistics in both education and psychology, illustrating his points with examples of how an educator might effectively predict a child's performance and offer vocational guidance appropriate to their ability and intelligence. Thomson discusses the importance of obtaining a representative sample and the effect...
Dates: 1 Mar 1929