Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The letter recalls both Lumsden and his wife's experiences of being Thomson's students, in particular how Thomson explained complex ethical and philosophical concepts using his own experiences.
Dates: 20 Feb 1955
Scope and Contents Letter, 2 April 1952, Leeds, J. R. Potts to Mary Grierson. Praising Grierson's biography of Tovey, particularly for the description of the history of the Reid Orchestra. Holograph signed, with stamped envelope.
Dates: 02 April 1952
Scope and Contents The lecture largely concerns how selection for university entrance can be made more fair and equal, beginning at the age of eleven with the eleven-plus examination which determines a child's entry into a grammar or a modern school, the latter of which removes the possibility of attending university. Thomson argues for a mechanism by which pupils wrongly rejected by grammar schools may still enter university. He discusses the influence of industry and...
Dates: 6 Nov 1951