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Edinburgh -- Scotland

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 810 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondence between Thomson and Derrick Lawley regarding calculating a decline in intelligence, 19 Dec 1945-20 Dec 1945

 File
Identifier: Coll-1310/1/1/11
Scope and Contents

Thomson and Lawley discuss potential problems with the calculations, looking at issues such as the validity of calculating the average family intelligence from one year group.

Thomson's letter is written on the reverse of 4 A5 copies of a supplementary sheet regarding the training of music teachers, briefly alluding to necessary qualifications and course of training.

Dates: 19 Dec 1945-20 Dec 1945

Correspondence between Thomson and Derrick Lawley regarding differences in IQ between two successive generations, 21 Oct 1945 - 23 Oct 1945

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Identifier: Coll-1310/1/1/10
Scope and Contents Discusses the work of Fraser Roberts and R S Fisher with regards to calculating the fall in IQ per generation, specifically the problems Thomson sees in the data being collected from one generation only. Lawley agrees with this, and expounds upon the problem further. Thomson also asks Lawley to check the calculations of Burt on the Sutherland and Thomson data, with Lawley subsequently highlighting their inaccuracies. Thomson's letter is written on the reverse of 7...
Dates: 21 Oct 1945 - 23 Oct 1945

Correspondence from Joseph Beete Jukes and family, 1864-1871

 Sub-Series
Identifier: Coll-74/12/8
Scope and Contents

The Correspondence from Joseph Beete Jukes and family series consists of:


  1. 18 letters, chronologically arranged (1864-1871)
Dates: 1864-1871

Correspondence: John Phillips to Frederick William Rudler, 1845-1901

 Sub-Series
Identifier: Coll-74/12/18
Scope and Contents

The Correspondence: John Phillips to Frederick William Rudler sub-series consists of:


  1. 40 letters, alphabetically arranged (1845-1901)
Dates: 1845-1901

Custom entitled 'Brosnachadh Caonaig', 24 June 1887

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/131
Scope and Contents

Custom entitled 'Brosnachadh Caonaig' collected from John MacAulay from Gearrloch [Geàrrloch/Gairloch, Ros is Cromba/Ross and Cromarty] but living in Edinburgh [Dùn Èideann describing how a fight would be started between school boys. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.

Dates: 24 June 1887

Development of Bristo Square, 1976-1980

 Sub-Series
Identifier: PJM/PJMA/EUD/B/5
Scope and Contents

Development of Bristo Square consists of:


  1. general administration files, (1976-1980)
  2. discussion notes, (1978)
  3. design briefs, (c1977-1979)
  4. photographs, (c1979)
  5. plans, (1978-1979)
Dates: 1976-1980

Development of Bristo Square: design briefs, c1977-1979

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Identifier: PJM/PJMA/EUD/B/5.3
Scope and Contents This file contains a selection of design briefs for Bristo Square commissioned by Percy Johnson-Marshall in his role as Planning Consultant to the University of Edinburgh. These include a Design brief for prospective architects, an urban design study and a full proposal by Percy Johnson-Marshall & Associates. A student group study, submitted as part of the University of Edinburgh Department of Urban Design and Regional Planning...
Dates: c1977-1979

Development of Bristo Square: discussion notes, 1978

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Identifier: PJM/PJMA/EUD/B/5.2
Scope and Contents This file contains discussion notes by Percy Johnson-Marshall, in his role as planning consultant to the University of Edinburgh. These cover the New Pedestrian Square at McEwan Hall ( 1978) and Lothian Street / Potter Row Realignment ( 1978) . Architectural drawings, maps and landscape plans are also included. Some of...
Dates: 1978

Development of Bristo Square: general administration files, 1976-1980

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Identifier: PJM/PJMA/EUD/B/5.1
Scope and Contents This file contains the contents of 4 files dealing with the conception, design and development of Bristo Square as part of the University of Edinburgh Comprehensive Development Area (1962). Each file covers an individual year: 1976, 1978, 1979 and 1980. There is no file for 1977. The contents include draft and finished plans, architectural drawings, scenic drawings, reports and plans for an ideas competition. Detailed estimates for the cost of the project are included. Relevant University of...
Dates: 1976-1980