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"Educational Testing Service", 1952-1957

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/G1/7/1

Scope and Contents

Largely contain letters between Pilley and William W Turnbull, Director of the Educational Testing Service, covering topics such as developments in educational testing; Pilley's health concerns (Pilley suffered from a coronary thrombosis in 1954); publications; and the possibility of using similar tests to those produced by the Educational Testing Service for university entry in the UK.

Elsie Taylor was heavily involved with this work in room 70, and there is also correspondence in this file between her and the Educational Testing Service.

Also includes notes by the unit on the Scholastic Aptitude and Graduate Record tests produced by the Educational Testing Service; draft questions for University Entrance Test prepared by the Unit; and report by the unit titled The use of objective tests for pupils in their last year at school.

Although the folder is marked 1954-1957, it contains a letter sent to Thomson in 1952 by the Educational Testing Service advising him of fellowships which may be open to his students.


  • Creation: 1952-1957


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1 folder

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