Newcastle Upon Tyne (England)
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:
Letter to Hubert James Foss from F. H. Walker, 07 February 1943
Scope and Contents Letter, 7 February 1943, Newcastle, F. H. Walker to Hubert Foss. Informing Foss that Walker has been unable to analyse Tovey's handwriting as yet, and commenting on the way Tovey forms a letter 'A'. Holograph signed.
Dates: 07 February 1943
Letter to Hubert James Foss from F. H. Walker, 25 November 1942
Scope and Contents Letter, 25 November 1942, Newcastle, F. H. Walker to Hubert Foss. Requesting that Foss send some more examples of Tovey's handwriting and praising Foss's radio broadcasts. Holograph signed.
Dates: 25 November 1942
Letter to Hubert James Foss from FH Walker, c1940
Scope and Contents Letter, [n.d], Newcastle, F. H. Walker. An attempt to assess the character of Tovey from his handwriting. Holograph.
Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from W.L. Carnegie, 1841
Scope and Contents Letter with envelope to Sir Charles Lyell from W. L. Carnegie asking for information and advice on geological matters. He requests that Lyell might tell him where to find publications of Lyell's work and which publication about Trap he should buy. He discusses his work at quarries near Newcastle and relates a story (with diagram) about contractors there. He also mentions that he has discovered a quarry with superior material and expects to be able to supply Arbroath with cheap, high quality...
Manure Feeding Values, 1870s-1930s
Scope and Contents Advertisement by the Northumberland County Council Farm, Cockle Park and Durham College of Science, Newcastle-upon-Tyne on the influence of manures on feeding value of tree-field pasture. Soil, poor stiff boulder clay over six seasons (1897-1902) results per acre of a flock of sheep's live weight gain or loss.
Notebook No.29, July 1829- July 1829
Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 2: Series Coll-203/A1
Scope and Contents This brown leather notebook contains geological notes on Scottish and Yorkshire geology, Edinburgh and Forfarshire, Newcastle and York. The index is adhered to the back cover, the front cover reads 2.4. The two has been struck through. The following table of contents is Lyell's own words, copied from Lyell's own "Index", found at the beginning and end of the notebook, transcribed from digital surrogates using the platform Transkribus. When known,...
Dates: July 1829- July 1829
Papers of Godfrey H. Thomson
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...
Percy Johnson-Marshall Associates, 1962-1985
Scope and Contents The subcollection consists of papers and plans for the following projects undertaken by Percy Johnson-Marshall Associates: Porto Regional Plan Sao Paulo Urban Renewal Project Colraine Area Plan Salford City Centre Islamabad City Centre Oxford, St Clements Area Redevelopment Plan Bathgate Town Centre...
Statistical Methods in Educational and Psychological Problems, 1 Mar 1929
Scope and Contents The lecture was delivered to a wide audience, and is designed to be understood by non-statisticians, and non-educators. In it, Thomson explores the uses and limitations of statistics in both education and psychology, illustrating his points with examples of how an educator might effectively predict a child's performance and offer vocational guidance appropriate to their ability and intelligence. Thomson discusses the importance of obtaining a representative sample and the effect...
Dates: 1 Mar 1929
The Aim of Education: - Happiness and Truth, 7 Mar 1942
Scope and Contents In the lecture, Thomson outlines his utilitarian educational creed, which involves the greatest happiness of the greatest number. He makes a moral and ethical case for this, and contrasts and balances it with the concept of truth, as well as the needs of the individual, particularly the cultivation and encouragement of genius and talent. Thomson relates this creed back to educational systems and problems, summarising the sometimes conflicting demands each...
Dates: 7 Mar 1942