D191; D1236 - Papers of Sir Cyril Burt - 1886-1970; 2019
Papers of Sir Cyril Burt including: Biographical material: correspondence, 1902-1974, photographs and other biographical papers; Notes of books read and study material including photocopies of duplicated handouts issued by Prof Sir Cyril Burt while teaching psychology at University College, Aberystw...
|Archive level description:||Sub-sub fonds|
|Physical Description:||68 boxes, 1 scroll|
|Summary:||Papers of Sir Cyril Burt including: Biographical material: correspondence, 1902-1974, photographs and other biographical papers; Notes of books read and study material including photocopies of duplicated handouts issued by Prof Sir Cyril Burt while teaching psychology at University College, Aberystwyth (1945) and University College, London 1948; Diaries, 1900-1912, 1936, 1953-1971; Correspondence re his work; Material on various topics; Notes and Articles; Notes, lectures, draft articles, journals, books, degree certificates, obituaries etc.Some of the papers comprise photocopies of papers held by former students of Sir Cyril Burt, Dr Agnes Crawford of the University of Liverpool and Dr A R Jonckheere of University College, London|
|Reference Number:||D191; D1236|
Professor Hearnshaw put the papers in order prior to their deposit, appendix three of his Cyril Burt: Psychologist gives a broad classification of these papers.
The archive is arranged into the following sections:
|Custodial History:||D191 was received by Professor Hearnshaw principally from Sir Cyril Burt's sister Dr Marion Burt and from his Secretary Miss Gretyl Archer, who agreed to their deposit with the University Archives once Prof Hearnshaw had completed his biography. D1236 is a later, associated addition.|
D431 Papers of Prof Hearnshaw and some papers of Sir Cyril Burt
D639 - Papers of the late Professor Ronald Fletcher (1921-92), Emeritus Professor of Sociology, University of Reading, regarding the "The Burt Affair" (the posthumous controversy surrounding the work of Sir Cyril Burt)
The Papers of the Society of British Psychologists which were housed in the Department of Psychology, University of Liverpool, for a number of years were transferred ca. 1999 to the Psychology Division, School of Sciences, University of Staffordshire, Stoke on Trent. For further details concerning BPS archive collections please visit the British Psychological Society on-line Archive catalogue here.
D336 Professor Hearnshaw's research papers for Cyril Burt: Psychologist, this has been included in Archive of the University of Liverpool: Staff papers, surname H
|Bibliography:||[Book] Hearnshaw, L S,Cyril Burt: Psychologist , Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1979.|
|Biographical/Administrative Information:||Sir Cyril Lodowic Burt (1883-1971), Psychologist and advocate of intelligence testing. Assistant Lecturer in Physiology and Lecturer in Experimental Psychology at the University of Liverpool, 1908-1913; Psychologist to London County Council (Education Department) 1913-1932; Professor of Education, University of London, 1924-1931; Professor of Psychology, University College London, 1931-1950; Editor British Journal of Psychology.|