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

 Person

Found in 49 Collections and/or Records:

35 (38), Thomson to Ledermann, 26 Jul 1938

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Identifier: Coll-1064/69
Scope and Contents Thomson mentions Psychometrika articles, though he does not give titles or dates. He refers to offprints for Ledermann's Univariate note, and for a multivariate piece, neither of which he has received the offprints for.
Dates: 26 Jul 1938

36 (38), Thomson to Ledermann, 6 Aug 1938

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Identifier: Coll-1064/70
Scope and Contents Thomson informs Ledermann that he has received 25 offprints of his British Journal of Psychology article, and asks him to confirm that they ordered and paid for 150. He asks how Ledermann's father is.
Dates: 6 Aug 1938

Papers regarding G Herdan's article, The Factorization of Political Economy, 18 Aug 1942

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Identifier: Coll-1064/108
Scope and Contents Includes typescript copy of a letter from Thomson to Herdan regarding the article, specifically the way in which Herdan has applied sampling theory to his data, and a typescript copy of Herdan's reply.

Includes two typescripts of Thomson's review of the article.
Dates: 18 Aug 1942

Un-numbered letter from Thomson to Ledermann in which he wishes Ledermann a happy new year, 8 Jan 1940

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Identifier: Coll-1064/93
Scope and Contents Thomson tells Ledermann that he will be opening a discussion regarding Cyril Burt's The Factors of the Mind for the next meeting of the Factorial Club, and he ends by saying that he hopes 1941 will be a better year than 1940.

The letter is written on the reverse of a preliminary notice for the Twelfth International Congress of Psychology.
Dates: 8 Jan 1940

Un-numbered letter from Thomson to Ledermann regarding a Hotelling review in Science, 9 Jul 1942

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Identifier: Coll-1064/107
Scope and Contents Thomson asks Ledermann what he thinks of the review, and asks him to pass it onto Derrick Lawley. He refers to Ledermann's sisters who are in Palestine, and hopes all is well.
Dates: 9 Jul 1942

Un-numbered letter from Thomson to Ledermann regarding Ledermann's criterion for simple structure, 17 Jul 1945

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Identifier: Coll-1064/114
Scope and Contents Thomson thanks Ledermann for his letter, and asks him to clarify some points for him. He refers to Thurstone's way of finding simple structure, and discusses reference vectors and primary factors at length. Thomson also asks Ledermann if his post at St Andrews is coming to an end, and expresses regret that he cannot offer help to him. He asks Ledermann if he would mind reading part of his manuscript for the...
Dates: 17 Jul 1945

Un-numbered letter from Thomson to Ledermann regarding the forthcoming edition of The Factorial Analysis of Human Ability, 29 Jun 1945

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Identifier: Coll-1064/112
Scope and Contents Thomson begins by telling Ledermann he has sent his reference to Professor Goldsborough, and hopes this has an influence on his chances. He informs Ledermann that he is working on a new edition of The Factorial Analysis of Human Ability, and accordingly asks him about oblique factors, and oblique reference vectors , referring to the work of Thurstone. Thomson ends the...
Dates: 29 Jun 1945

Un-numbered letter from Thomson to Ledermann regarding the rotation of orthogonal axes, retaining their orthogonality, 28 Jul 1945

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Identifier: Coll-1064/115
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: 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: 28 Jul 1945

Un-numbered postcard from Thomson to Ledermann thanking him for his birthday card and informing him of his son Hector Thomson's engagement, 30 Mar 1941

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Identifier: Coll-1064/104
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: 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: 30 Mar 1941