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


Found in 259 Collections and/or Records:

Material collected by Marian Cooke

Identifier: Coll-1445
Scope and Contents Twelfth International Congress of Pyschology programme, 1948; Twelfth International Confress of Psychology notes and provisional timetable of papers, 1948; Proceedings and papers of the Twelfth International Congress of Psychology, 1948; Short Letter to Cooke from Thomson regarding a diagram he asked her to duplicate, with the accompanying diagrams/graphs drawn by...
Dates: 1918-1955

Material regarding Bartlett's theory of estimating mental factors, 1938

Identifier: Coll-1064/79
Scope and Contents Includes a reprint of Thomson's letter titled Methods of Estimating Mental Factors from Nature, vol. 141, (Feb 1938), 246; a handwritten copy of Thomson's manuscript in Ledermann's hand titled Copy of Professor Thomson's M S on regression and Bartlett's estimates; and a typed copy of a letter from Bartlett to Thomson in which argues that neither he nor Thomson are right and the other wrong, but rather that both...
Dates: 1938

Material regarding Thomson's review of Cyril Burt's The Factors of the Mind in Occupational Psychology, and the British Journal of Psychology, Jan 1941-Aug 1941

Identifier: Coll-1064/100
Scope and Contents

Includes handwritten draft of Thomson's review; letter from Thomson to Burt regarding the work of H D Wing; typescript notes; typed extract of Thomson's review from Occupational Psychology; and typed and handwritten notes by Thomson.

Dates: Jan 1941-Aug 1941

Material relating to Albert E. G. Pilliner

Identifier: Coll-1443
Scope and Contents Letters relating to Pilliner's appointment, April 1949; Ph.D. thesis, University of Edinburgh, 1965; Publications authored by Pilliner, 1958-1978; Publications collected by Pilliner, 1968-2003; Report to UNESCO, 1961 Reports to the British Council, 1964-1983; Material regarding the Godfrey Thomson unit,...
Dates: 1961-1983

Moray House Test Classified Items, c1930s-1940s

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/G1/1/2
Scope and Contents

Contains cut and pasted questions from the Moray House Tests, detailing which test they are extracted from.

Dates: c1930s-1940s

Moray House Test Ledgers, 1925-1939

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/G1/1/1
Scope and Contents The volumes contain copies of the Moray House Tests (M.H.T.), the Moray House English Tests (M.H.E.), and the Moray House Arithmetic Tests (M.H.A.). They also contain correspondence between Thomson and various Education Authorities in England regarding the administering and scoring of the tests; reports regarding the administration, grading, and results of tests; graphs of the results (including graphs plotting children's age against their score, and number of pupils against score obtained);...
Dates: 1925-1939

Movement and Reciprocity in Geometric figures, c1951

Identifier: Coll-1310/3/1/5
Scope and Contents Set of lecture notes titled G, regarding Spearman's Theory of Two Factors in relation to mathematical ability, with illustrative diagrams. The other set of notes relates to this, with further illustrative diagrams including the 9 point circle, and a graph regarding both Scottish Mental Surveys. These are mostly written on the back of minutes from the British Psychological Society business for council meeting, 1951, and minutes...
Dates: c1951

Notes by Thomson titled Science and religion, 17 Jan 1955

Identifier: Coll-1310/1/4/6
Scope and Contents

Inscribed Monday 17 January 1955. I think this is the last thing Godfrey tried to write, by Lady Thomson. The notes are incomplete, ending abruptly. In them, Thomson explores how science and knowledge have changed our view of religion. They are written on the reverse of Twelfth International Congress of Psychology headed paper.

Dates: 17 Jan 1955

Notes for Thomson's lecture, The Nature and Measurement of Intelligence, 30 Jul 1928

Identifier: Coll-1310/3/1/2/7
Scope and Contents

Rough notes which take the form of lists of topics and corresponding examples Thomson wishes to discuss, and includes notes regarding different mental tests; genetic aspects of intelligence; social classes; and vocational selection.

Dates: 30 Jul 1928

Additional filters:

Archival Object 253
Collection 6
Edinburgh -- Scotland 81
Glenapp Ayrshire Scotland 49
Education 29
Intelligence 11
Intelligence tests 11