Category Archives: Eugenics Laboratory

Publications produced by the Francis Galton Laboratory for National Eugenics (GLNE), University College, University of London. This unit variously used the shortened titles “Galton Laboratory” and “Eugenics Laboratory”.

Harris (1953) An Introduction to Human Biochemical Genetics

Eugenics Laboratory Memoirs 37: Harris, Harry. 1953. An Introduction to Human Biochemical Genetics (London: Cambridge University Press). 96 pp. Eugenics Laboratory Memoirs 37

Pearson (1921) Side Lights on the Evolution of Man

Eugenics Laboratory Lectures number 13: Pearson, Karl. 1921. Side Lights on the Evolution of Man; Being a Lecture Delivered at the Royal Institution, Friday, May 14, 1920 (London: Cambridge University Press). 27 pp. Eugenics Laboratory Lectures number 13 Pearson, Karl. 1921. Side Lights on the Evolution of Man (HathiTrust)      

Pearson (1919) The Function of Science in the Modern State

Eugenics Laboratory Lectures number 12: Pearson, Karl. 1919. The Function of Science in the Modern State, second edition (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press). 97 pp. First published as Karl Pearson. 1902. ‘The Function of Science in the Modern State’, Encyclopaedia Britannica, volume 32 (PRI-STO), pp. vii-xxxvii. GLNE reprint is second edition 1919. Eugenics Laboratory Lectures number 12 Karl Pearson.… Read More »

Pearson (1919) National Life from the Standpoint of Science

Eugenics Laboratory Lectures number 11: Pearson, Karl. 1919. National Life from the Standpoint of Science. Second edition (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press). 64 pp. First published as Karl Pearson. 1901. National Life from the Standpoint of Science; An Address delivered at Newcastle, November 19, 1900, by Karl Pearson (London: A. and C. Black). 62 pp. Second printing under same… Read More »

Trevor (1953) Race Crossing in Man. The Analysis of Metrical Characters

Eugenics Laboratory Memoirs 36: Trevor, Jack Carrick. 1953. Race Crossing in Man. The Analysis of Metrical Characters (London: Cambridge University Press). 45 pp. This was reprinted either in 1964 (date on cover of this printing) or 1965 (date on title page of this printing). Eugenics Laboratory Memoirs 36

Court Brown, et al. (1966) Chromosome Studies on Adults

Eugenics Laboratory Memoirs 42: Court Brown, William Michael, Patricia A. Jacobs, Karin E. Buckton, Ishbel M. Tough, E. V. Kuenssberg, and J. D. E. Knox. 1966. Chromosome Studies on Adults (London: Cambridge University Press, for the Galton Laboratory, University College London). 91 pp. Eugenics Laboratory Memoirs 42

Moran and Smith (1966) 1966.Commentary on R. A. Fisher’s Paper on “The Correlation between Relatives on the Supposition of Mendelian Inheritance”

Eugenics Laboratory Memoirs 41: Moran, Patrick Alfred Pierce, and Cedric Austen Bardell Smith. 1966. Commentary on R. A. Fisher’s Paper on ‘The Correlation between Relatives on the Supposition of Mendelian Inheritance’ [published in Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 52 (1918), 399–433] (London: Published for the Galton Laboratory, University College London, by the Cambridge University Press). 62 pp.… Read More »

Elderton (1914) Report on the English Birthrate: Part I. England, North of the Humber

Eugenics Laboratory Memoirs 19-20: Elderton, Ethel Mary. 1914. Report on the English Birthrate: Part I. England, North of the Humber (London: Dulau and Co.). 246 pp. No masthead on this publication. Number 19 in the series is advertised in some endpapers as ‘A First Report on the Condition of the People from the Standpoint of National Eugenics’. The… Read More »

Pearson (1907) The Scope and Importance to the State of the Science of National Eugenics

Pearson, Karl. 1907. The Scope and Importance to the State of the Science of National Eugenics (London: Frowde), 45 pp. Based on the Fourteenth Robert Boyle Lecture before the Oxford University Junior Scientific Club, 17 May 1907. First edition is 1907 in Journal of the Oxford University Junior Scientific Club. Separately printed. (The edition printed in the Journal has not been… Read More »

Pearson (1912) Tuberculosis, Heredity and Environment

Eugenics Laboratory Lectures number 8: Pearson, Karl. 1912. Tuberculosis, Heredity and Environment; Being a Lecture Delivered at the Galton Laboratory for National Eugenics, 12 March 1912 (London: Dulau and Co.). 46 pp. Eugenics Laboratory Lectures number 8 Link to external library