LevelFile
Ref NoBPS/004/3/02
TitleBurt Affair BPS Correspondence
Date1977-1981
Extent1- File folder
DescriptionThe folder contains typed/ handwritten correspondence between the British Psychological Society BPS and various individuals and other documents concerning 'The Burt Affair'.

Details are as follows:

Letter from Hans Eysenck to May Davidson, President BPS, 3rd February 1977
Letter from J.P.S.Robertson (Canada) to Ralph Hetherington, Secretary General BPS, 25th February 1977
2- copy letters from Ralph Hetherington, Secretary General BPS, to J.P.S.Robertson (Canada) (in reply) 4th and 24th March 1977
Letter from Oliver Gillie to Professor Max Coltheart, (Editor BJP), Birkbeck College, (includes copy of an open letter to Peter Venables BPS President for publication in the British Journal of Psychology), 29th July 1979
Letter from Peter Venables BPS President to Oliver Gillie (in reply), 7th August 1979
Handwritten letter from Charlotte Banks to Ralph Hetherington, BPS Scientific and Professional Secretary, 9th July 1979
Letter from Edgar Anstey to Professor Audley, 2nd May 1980
Letter from J.M.Rolfe RAF Research Branch to Sylvia Downs, Chair Division of Occupational Psychology, 11th June 1980
Letter from Sylvia Downs, Chair Division of Occupational Psychology, to K.J.Connolly, President BPS, 3rd July 1980
Letter from K.J.Connolly, President BPS to The Lord Crowther-Hunt, 4th August 1980
Letter from Peter Kellner to K.J.Connolly, President BPS, 8th August 1980
Letter from K.J.Connolly, President BPS to May Davidson, 8th September 1980
Letter from Halla Beloff to K.J.Connolly, 23rd September 1980
Letter from Colin V.Newman BPS Scientific and Professional Secretary to Halla Beloff, 15th January 1981

Also included in the folder are the following:
A typed draft document for possible inclusion in the BPS Bulletin entitled 'Cyril Burt', 1979
A typed programme of the Symposium in Commemoration of Emeriitus Professor Sir Cyril Burt, BPS Annual Conference, 9th April 1972`
Formattextual material
NotesThe History of Psychology Centre is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all our users. Be aware that our catalogue contains historic terminology relating to mental health which could be considered offensive. The terminology exists within the original record and has been retained to inform users on viewpoints at the time. It in no way reflects the attitudes of the cataloguers or the British Psychological Society.
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LanguageEnglish
AccessConditionsAuthorised Users. View by Appointment.
AccessStatusOpen
Location18: Wellcome Library Off Site Storage
RulesDescription compiled in line with the following: ISAD (G) General International Standard Archival Description MAD3 Third Edition 2000
ArchNoteCompiled by Mike Maskill BPS Archivist for the History of Psychology Centre.

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BPS/GB/152Audley; Robert John (1928-2020); Professor; FBPsS1928-2020
BPS/GB/121Eysenck; Hans Jurgen (1916-1997); Professor; Psychologist1916-1997
BPS/GB/211Venables; Peter Henry (1923-); Professor; FBPsS1923-
BPS/GB/174Downs; Sylvia (1926-2016); Professor; FBPsS, HonMBPsS, CPsychol,1926-2016
BPS/GB/180Beloff; Halla (1930-); Professor; FBPsS, CPsychol, AcSS, HonMBPsS1930-
BPS/GB/105Davidson; May (1914-1982); CBE, FBPsS1914-1982
BPS/GB/01Burt; Sir; Cyril Lodowic (1883-1971); Professor1883-1971
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