Timeline

  • 1881 Cambridge Philosophical Society Library open to all students
  • 1884 Francis Galton, Record of Family Faculties (London, 1884).
  • 1884 International Health Exhibition
  • 1885 Karl Pearson establishes the Men and Women’s Club
  • 1887 Francis Galton, ‘On Recent Designs for Anthropometric Instruments’, Journal of the Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland 16 (1887), pp. 2-9.
  • 1887 Cambridge Scientific Instrument Company, A Descriptive List of Anthropometric Apparatus (Cambridge, 1887).
  • 1889 John Venn, ‘Cambridge Anthropometry’, The Journal of the Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland 18 (1889), 140-154.
  • 1899 Francis Galton, ‘On Head Growth in Students at the University of Cambridge’, The Journal of the Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland 18 (1889), 155-6.
  • 1890 Francis Galton, ‘Cambridge Anthropometry’, Nature, 13 March 1890, pp. 450-454.
  • 1899 Cambridge Scientific Instrument Company, Physiological Instruments (Cambridge, 1899).
  • 1900 Sigmund Freud, The Interpretation of Dreams (New York, 1900).
  • 1901-2 Karl Pearson, ‘Correlation of Intellectual Ability with the Size and Shape of the Head’, Proceedings of the Royal Society of London 69 (1901-2), pp. 333-342.
  • 1903 Charles Myers, ‘The Future of Anthropometry’, The Journal of the Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland 33 (1903), 36-40.
  • 1904 Parliamentary Papers, XXXII.145, Minutes of Evidence Taken Before The Inter-Departmental Committee on Physical Deterioration (1904).