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”.

Pearson (1912) Darwinism, Medical Progress and Eugenics. The Cavendish Lecture, 1912

Eugenics Laboratory Lectures number 9: Pearson, Karl. 1912. Darwinism, Medical Progress and Eugenics. The Cavendish Lecture, 1912. An Address to the Medical Profession (publisher not specified). 29 pp. This separate is a hybrid of two publishing processes. It was circulated with GLNE endpapers, but the text is in a different style and format compared to the previous eight… Read More »

Pearson (1914) On the Handicapping of the First-Born

Eugenics Laboratory Lectures number 10: Pearson, Karl., 1914. On the Handicapping of the First-Born; Being a Lecture Delivered at the Galton Laboratory, University College, London, March 17, 1914. With Frontispiece and Four Diagrams(London: Dulau and Co.). 68 pp. Eugenics Laboratory Lectures number 10 Link to external library

Pearson (1923) Charles Darwin 1809-1882. An Appreciation. With Frontispiece Portrait and Plate of Noah’s Ark

Questions of the Day and of the Fray number 12: Pearson, Karl. 1923. Charles Darwin, 1809-1882. An Appreciation. With Frontispiece Portrait and Plate of Noah’s Ark. Being a Lecture Delivered to the Teachers of the London County Council, March 21, 1923 (London: Cambridge University Press). 27 pp. Questions of the Day and of the Fray number 12 URL… Read More »

Pearson (1910) The Influence of Parental Alcoholism on the Physique and Ability of the Offspring

Questions of the Day and of the Fray number 1: Pearson, Karl. 1910. The Influence of Parental Alcoholism on the Physique and Ability of the Offspring. A Reply to the Cambridge Economists (London: Dulau and Co.). 26 pp. Questions of the Day and of the Fray number 1  

Heron (1911) Mental Defect, Mal-Nutrition, and the Teacher’s Appreciation of Intelligence

Questions of the Day and of the Fray number 2: Heron, David. 1911. Mental Defect, Mal-Nutrition, and the Teacher’s Appreciation of Intelligence. A Reply to Criticism of the Memoir on ‘The Influence of Defective Physique and Unfavourable Home Environment on the Intelligence of School Children’ (London: Dulau and Co.). 34 pp. Questions of the Day and of the… Read More »

Pearson (1911) An Attempt to Correct Some of the Misstatements made by Sir Victor Horsley, FRS, FRCS, and Mary D. Sturge, MD

Questions of the Day and of the Fray number 3: Pearson, Karl. 1911. An Attempt to Correct Some of the Misstatements made by Sir Victor Horsley, FRS, FRCS, and Mary D. Sturge, MD, in their Criticisms of the Galton Laboratory Memoir: ‘A First Study of the Influence of Parental Alcoholism, etc.’ (London: Dulau and Co.). 42 pp. Questions… Read More »

Pearson (1911) The Fight Against Tuberculosis and the Death-rate from Phthisis

Questions of the Day and of the Fray number 4: Pearson, Karl. 1911. The Fight Against Tuberculosis and the Death-rate from Phthisis (London: Dulau and Co.). 35 pp. Questions of the Day and of the Fray number 4

Pearson (1912) Social Problems: Their Treatment, Past, Present and Future

Questions of the Day and of the Fray number 5: Pearson, Karl. 1912. Social Problems: Their Treatment, Past, Present and Future, A Lecture Delivered at the Galton Laboratory for National Eugenics, March 19, 1912 (London: Dulau and Co.). 40 pp. Questions of the Day and of the Fray number 5

Pearson (1912) Eugenics and Public Health

Questions of the Day and of the Fray number 6: Pearson, Karl. 1912. Eugenics and Public Health. A Lecture Delivered to the York Congress of the Royal Sanitary Institute, July 30th, 1912 (London: Dulau and Co.). 34 pp. Reprinted from Journal of Royal Sanitary Institute. Transactions, 33 (1912), 304–335. Questions of the Day and of the Fray number… Read More »

Heron (1913) Mendelism and the Problem of Mental Defect. I. A Criticism of Recent American Work

Questions of the Day and of the Fray number 7: Heron, David. 1913. Mendelism and the Problem of Mental Defect. I. A Criticism of Recent American Work (London: Dulau and Co.). 62 pp. Questions of the Day and of the Fray number 7