Thomson, Jane, Lady, fl. 1890-1971
Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
Album containing images of Thomson's travels around Europe, his family, his army colleagues, and his school camps, c1905-1919
Scope and Contents The album is mixed in content, including photographs of Thomson's European travels and the people he met there; photographs of Thomson with his family, including Lady Thomson, Hector, and several relatives and friends; photographs of the school camps in which Thomson took part; and photographs of his colleagues from the army.
Scope and Contents Contains photographs of Thomson, Lady Thomson, Hector Thomson, and friends of the family. Destinations include Glenapp, Dryburgh, Melrose, Alnwick, and Sunderland.
Scope and Contents The album contains photographs of Thomson, Lady Thomson, and Hector in various locations in Cornwall including Lands' End, Trevaunance Cove, and Newquay.
Scope and Contents Photographs of immediate family, including photograph of young Thomson, c1890s; photograph of Hector and classmates at his Officers' Training Corps academy, c1930s; photograph of Lady Thomson and her sister in academic dress, 1904; photograph of Lady Thomson with 2 companions in a small rowing boat, 1905; photographs of plays acted at Armstrong College, many of which Lady Thomson took part in, c1900s; formal photographic portrait of Thomson's Father, Charles, 1939, as well as a photograph of...
Letters and papers compiled by Hector Thomson and titled Tributes on [my Father's] Knighthood regarding Thomson's retirement from Edinburgh University and his knighthood, 1949-1951
Scope and Contents Contains letter from the University Secretary with Special Minutes attached; Thomson's handwritten speech on the presentation of his portrait, 1951; Lady Thomson's notes on his speech to the students in 1950; small letter from J Donald Pollock regarding Thomson's speech to the students and graduates with the printed speech attached, 1950; letter from Alexander Snay congratulating Thomson on his Knighthood; and letter from T B Robson congratulating Thomson on his knighthood.
Notes on Thomson's life by Lady Thomson titled Biography (see also Psychometrika, vol. 20. no. 3, Sept '55), c1950s
Scope and Contents Includes notes regarding Thomson's childhood, his ancestry, his career, his time in America, and his work in Edinburgh towards the end of his life. The notes describe many of Thomson's attributes from Lady Thomson's point of view, providing an intimate account of Thomson's personality, including how his students perceived him; the relationships he formed with those around him; his skills as an orator; how he dealt with ill health towards the end of his life; and his death. They are...
Scope and Contents Publications include the Manchester Mirror, London Times, Glasgow Herald, Journal of the Institute of Education at Durham University, Times Educational Supplement, Manchester Guardian, and The Scotsman, the latter with Lady Thomson's annotations.
Dates: Feb 1955
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...
Photograph album containing formal photographic portraits of Thomson's ancestors, c mid-late 19th century
Scope and Contents While some photographs have contextual notes detailing biographical information regarding the subject, most have none. Although the images themselves date from the 1800s, they are all of the same size and likely copies created later than the originals.
Dates: c mid-late 19th century
Scope and Contents Includes photographs of Hector as an infant; photographs of Thomson's army colleagues; and photographs of friends and family.