Category Archives: Studies in National Deterioration

Publications in the series, Drapers’ Company Research Memoirs. Studies in National Deterioration (1906-1924), produced by the Biometric Laboratory, University College, University of London. Includes significant crossover with the Francis Galton Laboratory for National Eugenics (GLNE).

Goring (1909) On the Inheritance of the Diatheses of Phthisis and Insanity

Goring, Charles. 1909. On the Inheritance of the Diatheses of Phthisis and Insanity. A Statistical Study Based Upon the Family History of 1500 Criminals (London: Dulau and Co.). 28 pp. Studies in National Deterioration number 5

Studies in National Deterioration

Studies in National Deterioration included 11 numbers published between 1906-24. The Studies series was published under the imprint of Karl Pearson’s Biometric Laboratory, which published three series under the labels. The full title of this series was Drapers’ Company Research Memoirs. Series C. Studies in National Deterioration. Pearson launched Series C: Studies after an exchange in The Times on national deterioration: James… Read More »