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Leeds (England)

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

'Concept of organism', Heriot-Watt University, 24 November 1971 and 'Leeds Biochem', 4 February 1972., 1971-1972

Identifier: Coll-1586/F/1/F.82
Scope and Content

The material consists of manuscript notes, headed 'Revised version' for lecture 'Concept of organism' by Martin Rivers Pollock, given at Heriot-Watt University, 24 November 1971 and 'Leeds Biochem', 4 February 1972.

Dates: 1971-1972

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