UCL home page



UCL Library Services


Magnifying glass image
Explore the Library’s books, journals and online resources. Find out more


Karl Pearson Papers

Special Collections imageOver 250 boxes

Correspondence and papers of Karl Pearson (1857-1936), Goldsmid Professor of applied Mathematics & Mechanics, UCL 1884-1911, Galton Professor of Eugenics 1911-1933. The collection also includes papers of Walter Frank Raphael Weldon (1860-1906), Jodrell Professor of Zoology & Comparative Anatomy, UCL 1890-1899.

Published Handlist: A list of the papers and correspondence of Karl Pearson (1857-1936) held in the Manuscripts Room, University College London Library compiled by M Merrington, B Blundell, S Burrough, J Golden, J Hogarth (University College London, 1983).

There is also a card index of correspondence available in the Special Collections reading room.

A selection of Pearson images taken from the Special Collections Digital Archive:

Special Collections image
Special Collections image
Special Collections image
Special Collections image


Top of the pageTop of page

Last modified 12 April 2005

University College London, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT Tel: +44 (0) 20 7679 2000

© UCL 1999-