StorageSiteUCL Special Collections
Reference Number E S PEARSON/4
TitleDepartment of Statistics, University College London
Date20th Century
DescriptionMaterial relating to the UCL Department of Statistics [now the Department of Statistical Science]. Consists primarily of correspondence on administrative matters; also notes and programmes from departmental dinners.
Extent3 series
AdminHistoryThe Department of Applied Statistics was formed in 1911 from the merger of the Biometric and Eugenics Laboratories. Karl Pearson was the Head of this department until his retirement in 1933. The department was then split into the Department of Eugenics, headed by R A Fisher, and the Department of Statistics, headed by E S Pearson.
AccessConditionsThe papers are available subject to the usual conditions of access to Archives and Manuscripts material, after the completion of a Reader's Undertaking.
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