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Exploring the UCL Archives

 
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RSS sections/special interest groups, History of Statistics Section

Monday 22 January 2018, 04:00pm - 06:00pm

 
Location Newsam Library and Archives, UCL Institute of Education, 20 Bedford Way, London WC1H 0AL

Speakers: Rebecca Sims, Head of Archives; Katy Makin, Archivist; Colin Penman, Head of Records. (UCL Special Collections: Archives, Rare Books and Records)
 
About the Event: 
UCL Special Collections holds extensive archive collections relating to the history of statistical research and personal papers of prominent figures in the field. The presentation will include a short introduction to the work of UCL Special Collections and the archive collections they hold, followed by a talk on the history of teaching statistical science at UCL and the archives of eminent statisticians with a UCL connection including Karl Pearson, Francis Galton, E S Pearson and JBS Haldane. There will be an opportunity to view material from the archives specially selected for the event before and after the lecture.
 
Programme:
4.00-4.30pm – Display of items in the IOE Archives Reading Room. 
4.30-5.30pm – Presentation on the collections held by UCL Special Collections (in the IOE Library Teaching Room). Tea/coffee will be available.
5.30pm-6.00pm – Additional time to view display of materials in the reading room.
 
Attendance is free and open to all, whether fellows of the RSS or not, but pre-registration is required.
 

Tea and coffee will be available in the Teaching Room before the presentation

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