Drapers’ Company Research Memoirs. Biometric Series (1904-1922)

By | November 18, 2021
Drapers’ Company Research Memoirs. Biometric Series

This post provides a complete list of publications in the Drapers’ Company Research Memoirs. Series B. Biometric Series (1904-1922), sometimes also referred to as  Drapers’ Company Research Memoirs. Series B. This list was compiled by ProfJoeCain.

Biometric Series

1. Pearson, Karl. 1904. “Mathematical Contributions to the Theory of Evolution. XIII. On the Theory of Contingency and Its Relation to Association and Normal Correlation,” Drapers’ Company Research Memoirs. Biometric Series I (London: Dulau and Co.). 35pp.

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2. Pearson, Karl. 1905. “Mathematical Contributions to the Theory of Evolution. XIV. On the General Theory of Skew Correlation and Non-linear Regression,” Drapers’ Company Research Memoirs. Biometric Series II (Dulau and Co.). 54pp.

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3. Pearson, Karl, with the assistance of John Blakeman. 1906. “Mathematical Contributions to the Theory of Evolution. XV. On the Mathematical Theory of Random Migration,” Drapers’ Company Research Memoirs. Biometric Series III (Dulau and Co.). 54pp.

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4. Pearson, Karl. 1907. “Mathematical Contributions to the Theory of Evolution. XVI. On Further Methods of Determining Correlation,” Drapers’ Company Research Memoirs. Biometric Series IV (Dulau and Co.). 39pp.

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5. Pearson, Karl. not published. “Mathematical Contributions to the Theory of Evolution. XVII. On Homotyposis in the Animal Kingdom,” Drapers’ Company Research Memoirs. Biometric Series V.

Morant and Welch (1939: 34) notes this number was announced in 1912 but not published. Co-authors noted as Ernest Warren, Alice Lee, Edna Lea-Smith and Marion Crawford.

6. Pearson, Karl, Edward Nettleship, and Charles Howard Usher. 1911. “A Monograph on Albinism in Man. Part I” in 2 volumes: Text, Part I, and Atlas, Part I. Drapers’ Company Research Memoirs. Biometric Series VI (Dulau and Co.). Text is viii+266. Atlas is 53 plates.

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Title page states: “Issued to Subscribers only”. Endpapers include advertisement for Treasury of Human Inheritance. Morant and Welch (1939) note parts II and IV were published in 1913, and Part III not published.

7. Pearson, Karl. 1912. “Mathematical Contributions to the Theory of Evolution. XVIII. On a Novel Method of Regarding the Association of Two Variates Classed Solely in Alternate Categories,” Drapers’ Company Research Memoirs. Biometric Series VII (Dulau and Co.). 29pp.

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“With Two Abacs Constructed by G. H. Sober. M.A.”

8. Pearson, Karl, Edward Nettleship, and Charles Howard Usher. 1911. “A Monograph on Albinism in Man. Part II” in 2 volumes: Text, Part II; Atlas, Part II. Drapers’ Company Research Memoirs. Biometric Series VIII (Dulau and Co.). Text is viii+267-524pp; Atlas is 31 plates.

9. Pearson, Karl, Edward Nettleship, and Charles Howard Usher. 1913. “A Monograph on Albinism in Man. Part IV (Appendices: A, Descriptions of Pedigree Figures. Appendix B. Bibliography,” Drapers’ Company Research Memoirs. Biometric Series IX (Dulau and Co.). Text is xxiii+136pp; Atlas is 59 plates.

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10. Pearson, Karl, and Julia Bell. 1919. “A Study of the Long Bones of the English Skeleton” in 2 volumes: Text. Part I, The Femur; Atlas. Part I, The Femur. Drapers’ Company Research Memoirs. Biometric Series X (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press). Text is viii+224pp; Atlas is 59 plates plus tables.

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Morant and Welch (1939: 45) report number 10 is wrong dated 1917 “apparently in error for 1919”

11. Pearson, Karl, and Julia Bell. 1919. “A Study of the Long Bones of the English Skeleton” in 2 volumes: Text. Part I, Section II, The Femur of Man with Special Reference to Other Primate Femora (with appendices, bibliography and indices); Atlas. Part I Section II. The Femur of Primates. Drapers’ Company Research Memoirs. Biometric Series XI (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press). Text is pp. 225-539; Atlas is 42 plates and tables.

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Morant and Welch (1939: 45) report no other parts of the “Study” were published.

12. Pearson, Karl and Adelaide Gladys Davin B.Sc. 1922. “On the Sesamoids of the Knee-Joint,” Drapers’ Company Research Memoirs. Biometric Series XII (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press). 96pp.

Reprinted from Biometrika volume 13 (1921): 133-175, 350-400, with an addendum in Biometrika 14 (1923): 409.