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Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 66 Collections and/or Records:

39.14 Male, Single, 14 yrs and under, High grade mental defective, July 1947

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/39
Scope and Contents "Very dull boy, was in Lockerbie Special Class."
Relatives in survey: Father 39.13 sibling 39.15, mother39.12
Dates: Other: July 1947

A project for a Navigation school presented to the E: India company of Scotland, 10 April 1696

Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [217]
Scope and Contents Gregory's thoughts on how Scotland might use her science to emulate the commercial success of England and Holland. The enterprise he probably has in mind is the Darien venture to central America, which sailed from Leith two years later.
Dates: 10 April 1696

Address to the Edinburgh Ladies College for the commemoration of founders and benefactors, 6 Jun 1927

Identifier: Coll-1310/3/1/2/4
Scope and Contents Thomson pays tribute to the school and its benefactors, tracing its history and looking forward to its future. Also included is an itinerary of the event.
Dates: 6 Jun 1927

Address to the students of the Aberdeen Training Centre, 24 Jun 1954

Identifier: Coll-1310/3/1/2/36
Scope and Contents The lecture was addressed to students upon their graduation, and Thomson's sense of humour is in evidence throughout. He advises the students not to rest on their oars, but to keep learning throughout their life and to widen their knowledge; to know the character of their pupils and be an example to them; and to work hard and subsequently benefit from the satisfaction attained from hard work.
Dates: 24 Jun 1954

An address to the Comittee of the Parl: of Scotland for Visiting schools & Colleges, 1687

Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [215]
Scope and Contents Gregory's thoughts on how a boy should be educated. He counselled more Greek than he had himself.
Dates: 1687

Association of Building Technicians: committee papers, 1946-1956

Identifier: PJM/ABT/A
Scope and Contents Association of Building Technicians Committee papers consists of papers relating to: Architect's Professional Advisory Committee, 1946-1947 Architect's Sectional Committee and Technical Committee, 1946-1954 Education Committee and Student Liaison Committee, 1946-1954 Executive Committee and General Council, 1948-1951 Planning Committee,...
Dates: 1946-1956

Association of Building Technicians: Executive Committee and General Council (3), 1949-1951

Identifier: PJM/ABT/A/6
Scope and Contents Agenda, papers, minutes and correspondence for the Association of Building Technicians (ABT) Executive Committee, General Council and accounts . Also includes papers relating to the ABT Benevolent Funds Committee, the ABT Education Committee and a number of reports: Draft outline for ABT booklet on comprehensive schools The effect of the cuts on school buildings in London (, and a...
Dates: 1949-1951

Association of Building Technicians: Executive Committee and General Council (4), 1950-1951

Identifier: PJM/ABT/A/7
Scope and Contents Agenda, papers and minutes for the Association of Building Technicians (ABT) Executive Committee and General Council. Accounts are included. A few papers relate to the London County Council Branch and the Education Committee.
Dates: 1950-1951

Bede Collegiate School Prize Day, 1928

Identifier: Coll-1310/3/1/2/6
Scope and Contents Thomson outlines both the history of the school and its namesake, Bede. He stresses the need for continual investment in the library to ensure the scholarship the school has demonstrated in the past continues.
Dates: 1928

Bingley Lecture, 1952

Identifier: Coll-1310/3/1/2/33
Scope and Contents Thomson outlines the purpose of intelligence testing, referring to his own work in Northumberland in 1919, which was to ensure clever children weren't being passed over for entry into secondary education as a result of their social background. In relation to this, Thomson talks about the benefits of standardisation of intelligence tests, and discusses the problem of coaching and how it can be overcome. Thomson also mentions a child who was tested and subsequently given a place in...
Dates: 1952