Item 31 - Letter from [Patrick Geddes] to [ ] Bishop

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GB 249 T-GED/18/2/31

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Letter from [Patrick Geddes] to [ ] Bishop

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  • 21 April 1908 (Creation)

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2 pp.

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Business relating to Crosby Hall and a proposed book (not identified). Regarding the latter, the subjects of the suggested chapters are arranged in a diagram and the writer comments 'when you set them down upon definite summarised squares (for science is nothing but "conceptual shorthand" as Carl Pearson puts it), they form an intelligible unity.’ [A protégé and biographer of Sir Francis Galton, Karl (orig. spl. Carl) Pearson, 1857-1936, was an English statistician who made significant contribution to the field of biometrics, social Darwinism and eugenics]. Typescript.

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  • English

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