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Letter from Carlos Paton Blacker, secretary of the Eugenics society, 17 Mar 1955

Identifier: Coll-1310/1/1/26/30

Scope and Contents

Blacker expresses his regard for Thomson and regrets not having seen more of him. He refers to his daughter, Thetis, and her feelings for Thomson, mentioning how kind both Thomson and Lady Thomson were to her.

Minor annotations by Lady Thomson who notes Thetis' membership of the Glynbourne Opera.


  • 17 Mar 1955


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Biographical / Historical

Blacker and Thomson became close friends through the Eugenics Society. Thomson was in the habit of addressing him by the informal name Blacker's friends called him - Pip.


1 letter (2 leafs, 3 sides)

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Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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