StorageSiteUCL Special Collections
Reference Number PEARSON/4
TitleHistory of the Department of Applied Statistics
DescriptionKarl Pearson's papers relating to the Department of Applied Statistics, and the Biometric and Galton Laboratories. Consisting of:
Papers relating to courses in statistics and anthropology, including draft examination papers, reports concerning syllabuses, and diagrams and charts used in exhibitions.
Financial papers, including yearly accounts, and details of funding appeals.
Papers of the Galton Laboratory, the Galton Committee and Sub-Committee, including material relating to the Galton bequest; building plans; minutes, agendas and reports; and correspondence.
Reports of the Department of Applied Statistics to the Worshipful Company of Drapers and other funding bodies.
Pearson's journal, describing the work done by the Department during the First World War.
Papers of the Society of Biometricians and Mathematical Statisticians.
Papers relating to Pearson's resignation of the Galton Chair, and the proposed division of the Department of Statistics and Eugenics.
Extent5 boxes
ArrangementArranged chronologically according to subject
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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