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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 831 Collections and/or Records:

13 (39), Thomson to Ledermann, 5 Dec 1939

Identifier: Coll-1064/92
Scope and Contents Short letter in which Thomson reminds Ledermann to order 150 offprints of Ledermann's article, which the research fund will pay for.

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.

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 not...

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.

25 (37), Thomson to Ledermann, 4 Oct 1937

Identifier: Coll-1064/23
Scope and Contents Small postcard regarding Ledermann's comments on Thomson's use of the auxiliary matrix.

26 (37), Thomson to Ledermann, 8 Oct 1937

Identifier: Coll-1064/24
Scope and Contents Postcard acknowledging Ledermann's letter regarding Bartlett's estimates, which Thomson doubts have the minimum standard error. He discusses the error variances of the regression estimates, referring to a numerical example he has sent.

27 (37), Thomson to Ledermann, 16 Oct 1937

Identifier: Coll-1064/25
Scope and Contents Thomson asks Ledermann for his opinion on Thomson first draft of his section of their multivariate paper. He asks for Ledermann's advice on a few areas in particular, listing them and any potential problems he thinks may arise.

28 (37), Thomson to Ledermann, 25 Oct 1937

Identifier: Coll-1064/27
Scope and Contents Thomson outlines his interpretation of Bartlett's work, referring to a letter he sent Bartlett the previous day, for Ledermann's consideration.

29 (37), Thomson to Ledermann, 5 Nov 1937-7 Nov 1937

Identifier: Coll-1064/28
Scope and Contents In his letter, dated 5 Nov 1937 and numbered 29 (37) Thomson discusses two papers on boundary conditions he and Ledermann contributed to Psychometrika in relation to orthogonal and oblique factors. He refers to the work of Holzinger and Harman in their article from the Journal of Educational Psychology, specifically in relation to their analysis of a...

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

Identifier: Coll-1064/3
Scope and Contents 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.