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Edinburgh -- Scotland

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 834 Collections and/or Records:

9 (38), Ledermann to Thomson, 18 Feb 1938

Identifier: Coll-1064/42
Scope and Contents

Thomson informs Ledermann he has received proofs from the British Journal of Psychology, and expresses regret that he and Ledermann's Univariate articles are to be separated in different volumes.

He also informs Ledermann that he will send his cheque on the first of the month, since this will give them some interest in the account, and gives him the address of James Fitzjames Duff in Durham, where he will be staying.

Dates: 18 Feb 1938

10 (37), Thomson to Ledermann, 19 Jul 1937

Identifier: Coll-1064/8
Scope and Contents

Thomson continues to discuss Burt's paper, The Correlation between Persons, from the British Journal of Psychology, Jul 1937, providing an alternative to Burt's formula, which he criticises as being unnecessarily complex.

Dates: 19 Jul 1937

10 (38), Thomson to Ledermann, 21 Feb 1938

Identifier: Coll-1064/43
Scope and Contents

Thomson asks Ledermann to discuss an example given by Burt in his article on correlations between persons which Thomson is having difficulty with, at their next meeting. He expounds upon the point in great detail, with most of the letter taken up with his working.

Dates: 21 Feb 1938

10 (39), Thomson to Ledermann, 11 Oct 1939

Identifier: Coll-1064/89
Scope and Contents

Thomson discusses his difficulties in retrieving offprints from Customs House at Leith.

Dates: 11 Oct 1939

11 (37), Thomson to Ledermann, 20 Jul 1937

Identifier: Coll-1064/9
Scope and Contents

Thomson continues to discuss Burt's article, The Correlation between Persons. He reproduces equations Ledermann sent in response to his previous letter, and asks him to clarify them.

Dates: 20 Jul 1937

11 (39), Thomson to Ledermann, 28 Oct 1939

Identifier: Coll-1064/90
Scope and Contents Thomson suggests Ledermann's new address means he has now found a house, and wishes he and his parents happiness. He asks him to send on the Psychometrika offprints. He refers Ledermann to two papers by E B Wilson and Jane Worcester respectively in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, in particular drawing his attention to their use of a Thurstone formula, and suggests Ledermann might want to pursue the matter...
Dates: 28 Oct 1939

12 (37), Thomson to Ledermann, 25 Jul 1937

Identifier: Coll-1064/10
Scope and Contents

Thomson gives Ledermann his address at the Training College, Bingley, for the following fortnight, informing him he will be lecturing there and asking him to write. He also mentions an enclosed cheque, which has not survived in the collection, asking Ledermann to sign and return it.

Dates: 25 Jul 1937

12 (39), Thomson to Ledermann, 28 Oct 1939-Nov 15 1939

Identifier: Coll-1064/91
Scope and Contents In the first letter, dated 28 Oct 1939 and numbered 12 (39), Thomson refers to Ledermann's manuscript, which he had originally enclosed with some deletions suggested by a referee. These have not survived in the collection. He tells Ledermann that he is unsure if Professor Kendall will apply for a Carnegie Grant, or if Thomson or Ledermann will have to. In the second letter, dated 15 Nov 1939 and numbered 12 a (39), Thomson invites...
Dates: 28 Oct 1939-Nov 15 1939

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.

Dates: 5 Dec 1939

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.

Dates: 4 Oct 1937