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Pearson, Karl, 1857-1936 (professor of eugenics, University College London)


Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Theodore Dru Alison Cockerell, 11 March 1902

Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/17
Scope and Contents Cockerell states that the New Mexico Normal University will be employing Professor Bradley's horse skull measurements, although he has reservations about them. Cockerell points to the importance of the length of the muzzle anterior to the premolars, and that of the molar-premolar series. In order to continue his experiments he states it will be necessary to go out on the plains to gather horse skulls and to visit museums to measure the skulls there. He wonders whether it might be possible to...
Dates: 11 March 1902

Letters from Professor Karl Pearson to Thomson, Jul 1919-Sep 1919

Identifier: Coll-1310/1/1/1/2
Scope and Contents The letters regard a post at the Francis Galton Laboratory in University College London, which Pearson offered to Thomson on the strength of his publications, not having met him by this point.

The letter also discusses an article by Thomson regarding Spearman's work, and its suitability for Biometrika.
Dates: Jul 1919-Sep 1919

Photographic image of Karl Pearson, c1920s

Identifier: Coll-1310/1/2/6
Scope and Contents This is a copy of a published image of Pearson on non-photographic paper. The image depicts Pearson standing next to a bust in his office.
Dates: c1920s

Physical Degeneration Committee, 1903 - 1904

Identifier: Coll-11/D4
Scope and Contents Physical Degeneration Committee: printed copy of Daniel Cunningham's evidence presented in January 1904, copy of the Committee's Report (annotated by Cunningham), typescript memorandumon the "Alleged Physical Degeneration of the People of Great Britain and Ireland" (Dec 1903), and Cunningham's memorandum to the Committee Chairman about the views expressed by Professor Karl Pearson in inheritance of moral and physical characters (Jan 1904).
Dates: 1903 - 1904