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Leeds (England)

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Leeds Co-Op, Christmas, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/1823
Scope and Contents Photograph of rows of hanging, dressed pigs at the Leeds Co-Op at Christmas time in 1908.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Letter from James Lumsden, former student of Thomson's, 20 Feb 1955

Identifier: Coll-1310/1/1/26/26
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

Letter to Dr Mary Gardner Grierson from J. R. Potts, 02 April 1952

Identifier: Coll-411/1/1/L2404
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

Selection for Higher Education, 6 Nov 1951

Identifier: Coll-1310/3/1/3/8
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