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 and Jaederhølm (1914) Mendelism and the Problem of Mental Defect. II. On the Continuity of Mental Defect

Questions of the Day and of the Fray number 8: Pearson, Karl, and Jaederhølm, Gustav A. 1914. Mendelism and the Problem of Mental Defect. II. On the Continuity of Mental Defect (London: Dulau and Co.). 47 pp. Questions of the Day and of the Fray number 8

Pearson (1922) Francis Galton 1822-1922. A Centenary Appreciation

Questions of the Day and of the Fray number 11: Pearson, Karl. 1922. Francis Galton, 1822–1922. A Centenary Appreciation. With Frontispiece Drawing of Francis Galton (London: Cambridge University Press). 23 pp. Questions of the Day and of the Fray number 11

Heron (1912) A Second Study of Extreme Alcoholism in Adults

Eugenics Laboratory Memoirs 17: Heron, David. 1912. A Second Study of Extreme Alcoholism in Adults, with Special Reference to the Home-Office Inebriate Reformatory Data (London: Dulau and Co.). 95 pp. Eugenics Laboratory Memoirs 17

Barrington and Pearson (1910) A Preliminary Study of Extreme Alcoholism in Adults

Eugenics Laboratory Memoirs 14: Barrington, Amy, and Pearson, Karl, assisted by David Heron. 1910. A Preliminary Study of Extreme Alcoholism in Adults (London: Dulau and Co.). 55 pp. Eugenics Laboratory Memoirs 14

Pearson and Elderton (1910) A Second Study of the Influence of Parental Alcoholism on the Physique and Ability of the Offspring

Eugenics Laboratory Memoirs 13: Pearson, Karl, and Elderton, Ethel Mary. 1910. A Second Study of the Influence of Parental Alcoholism on the Physique and Ability of the Offspring. Being a Reply to Certain Medical Critics of the First Memoir and an Examination of the Rebutting Evidence Cited by Them (London: Dulau and Co.). 35 pp. Eugenics Laboratory Memoirs… Read More »

Elderton (1910) A First Study of the Influence of Parental Alcoholism on the Physique and Intelligence of the Offspring

Eugenics Laboratory Memoirs 10: Elderton, Ethel Mary, assisted by Karl Pearson. 1910. A First Study of the Influence of Parental Alcoholism on the Physique and Intelligence of the Offspring (London: Dulau and Co.). Second edition also is 1910. Eugenics Laboratory Memoirs 10, 2nd edition

Heron (1910) The Influence of Defective Physique and Unfavourable Home Environment on the Intelligence of School Children

Eugenics Laboratory Memoirs 8: Heron, David. 1910. The Influence of Defective Physique and Unfavourable Home Environment on the Intelligence of School Children, Being a Statistical Examination of the London County Council Pioneer School Survey (London: Dulau and Co.). 60 pp. Eugenics Laboratory Memoirs 8

Barrington and Pearson (1909) A First Study of the Inheritance of Vision and of the Relative Influence of Heredity and Environment on Sight

Eugenics Laboratory Memoirs 5: Barrington, Amy and Pearson, Karl. 1909. A First Study of the Inheritance of Vision and of the Relative Influence of Heredity and Environment on Sight (London: Dulau and Co.). Eugenics Laboratory Memoirs 5

Elderton (1907) On the Measure of the Resemblance of First Cousins

Eugenics Laboratory Memoirs 4: Elderton, Ethel Mary. Assisted by Karl Pearson. 1907. On the Measure of the Resemblance of First Cousins (London: Dulau and Co.). 53 pp. Eugenics Laboratory Memoirs 4

Schuster (1907) The Promise of Youth and the Performance of Manhood

Eugenics Laboratory Memoirs 3: Schuster, Edgar. 1907. The Promise of Youth and the Performance of Manhood, being a Statistical Inquiry into the Question Whether Success in the Examination for the B.A. Degree at Oxford is Followed by Success in Professional Life (London: Dulau and Co.). Eugenics Laboratory Memoirs 3