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Edinburgh -- Scotland

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 812 Collections and/or Records:

1 (37), Thomson to Ledermann, 2 Feb 1937

Identifier: Coll-1064/1
Scope and Contents

Thomson acknowledges receipt of Ledermann's letter and manuscript, expressing pleasure at Ledermann's continuing interest in factor analysis.

Thomson draws parallels between a formula Ledermann uses and the work of Kelley, specifically his pentad criterion as discussed in Crossroads in the Mind of Man.

Dates: 2 Feb 1937

1 (40), Thomson to Ledermann, 30 Jan 1940

Identifier: Coll-1064/94
Scope and Contents

Thomson invites Ledermann to dinner.

Dates: 30 Jan 1940
pp. 8-9
pp. 8-9

1. Edinburgh, circa 1850 (spine-dated 1849)

Identifier: Coll-10/1
Scope and Contents This volume, comprising 374 items mounted on 267 pages and covering the city of Edinburgh, is the first in this set of eight scrapbook albums compiled by the naturalist Adam White. Geographical coverage is largely restricted to the Edinburgh of White’s day: that is, to the then Burghs of Edinburgh (including the Old and New Town) and the Canongate.Material relating to other areas within the city’s present-day boundaries – such as Holyrood Park, Restalrig, Merchiston and the Burgh...
Dates: Other: circa 1850 (spine-dated 1849)

2 (37), Thomson to Ledermann, 10 Feb 1937

Identifier: Coll-1064/2
Scope and Contents

Thomson acknowledges receipt of Kelley's book, Crossroads in the Minds of Man. He advises Ledermann with regards to referencing Kelley's pentad criterion in his paper, while still recognising Ledermann's shorter method for arriving at the same result.

Thomson cites Psychometrika as the best publication for the paper, and offers to send it there if Ledermann is in agreement.

Dates: 10 Feb 1937

2 (39), Thomson to Ledermann, Ledermann to Thomson, 19 Jun 1939-24 Jun 1939

Identifier: Coll-1064/82
Scope and Contents In Thomson's letter to Ledermann, dated 19 Jun 1939, he apologises for not replying to an earlier letter of Ledermann's and informs him that he will be happy to send him any of the letters he has written regarding his work from the last year, asking him to specify the subjects he is interested in. In his reply, dated 24 Jun 1939, Ledermann tells Thomson that he would like to look at the problem of maximising and minimizing the specifics, and that he has...
Dates: 19 Jun 1939-24 Jun 1939

2 (40), Thomson to Ledermann, 16 Feb 1940

Identifier: Coll-1064/95
Scope and Contents

Thomson compliments Ledermann's article in Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, but points out what he thinks is a misprint.

Dates: 16 Feb 1940

3 (37), Thomson to Ledermann, 16 Feb 1937

Identifier: Coll-1064/3
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Thomson informs Ledermann that his secretary, Miss Matthews, is typing three copies of Ledermann's paper in order to submit to Psychometrika, and that these will be sent to him should he wish to make any changes before admission.

Thomson advises that he need not simplify the paper.

Dates: 16 Feb 1937

3 (38), Thomson to Ledermann, 27 Jan 1938

Identifier: Coll-1064/36
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Thomson asks Ledermann to tidy his proof regarding Bartlett's estimation of the common factors and put it into more mathematical terms. He attaches the proof for Ledermann's consideration.

Dates: 27 Jan 1938

3 (39), Thomson to Ledermann, 4 Jul 1939

Identifier: Coll-1064/83
Scope and Contents Thomson refers to manuscripts he has enclosed regarding minimum rank and trace. These have not survived in the collection. Thomson mentions the inclusion of Ledermann's article in the current edition of Psychometrika; informs him of the 12th International Congress of Psychologists to be held in Edinburgh, pointing out that there is to be half a day devoted to factor analysis; and tells him he has noticed a misprint in ...
Dates: 4 Jul 1939

3 (40), Thomson to Ledermann, 26 Feb 1940

Identifier: Coll-1064/96
Scope and Contents

Ledermann asks Thomson to stop by his office when he visits Moray House so he can be introduced to James Duff.

Dates: 26 Feb 1940