Edinburgh -- Scotland
Found in 832 Collections and/or Records:
Small postcard in which Thomson invites Ledermann to dinner, asking him to bring his violin. He refers to a letter he has had from M S Bartlett regarding a proof.
Thomson informs Ledermann that his leave of absence has been granted for 1937-1938, and tells him that he will be speaking with A C Aitken regarding the possibility of adding a mathematical computer to his team.
Thomson asks Ledermann to clarify a point he made regarding Thomson's statement about t[etrad] d[ifferences], including examples for his attention.
Thomson discusses his plans for summer, which include lecturing at the Bingley Training College, and staying at Glenapp, Ayrshire, and informs Ledermann that he is not sure where he will be based for winter.
He advises Ledermann to undertake preparatory reading, and attaches a short reading list which includes the work of T L Kelley, L L Thurstone, W P Alexander, and Cyril Burt.
Thomson asks Ledermann to investigate a matter regarding the centering of a matrix of marks which he reproduces in the letter.
Thomson asks Ledermann to meet him at the Thackeray Hotel in London. He suggests further publications for Ledermann to read, particularly in relation to matrix methods, including publications by G Udny Yule, R A Fisher, and T L Kelley.