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NamePear; Tom Hatherley (1886-1972); Professor; HonFBPsS
TitleProfessor
ForenamesTom Hatherley
SurnamePear
Dates1886-1972
EpithetHonFBPsS
Other NamesT.H.Pear
GenderMale
NationalityBritish
DatesAndPlaces1886 to 1904 Norfolk
1904 to 1908 London
1908 Manchester
Wurzburg Jan to July 1909
Maghull 1916 to ?1919
Manchester ?1920
Ashford, Kent 196? to ?1972
AddressShirkoak House, Ashford, Kent
RelationshipsTo be entered
ActivityBorn 22nd March 1886, Walpole Norfolk. Died Kent? 1972

Attended Walpole Highway School then Wisbech Grammar School and King's College London 1904 to 1908.
Appointed Lecturer in Psychology at Manchester in December 1908.
Wurzburg Jan-July 1909.
Resident at Maghull 1916 to 1919.
Chair of Psychology at Manchester 1920.

Service to the British Psychological Society (BPS) includes:
President BPS 1943-1944
Elected Honorary Fellow BPS 1958

Note: T H Pear's Manchester Chair was the first full-time Professorship of Psychology (without that title) in Britain.

Sources: Letter from T.H.Pear to G.W.H.Leytham 30 April 1962.

Compiled by Mike Maskill, BPS Archivist for the History of Psychology Centre.
OtherInfoManchester Chair was the first full-time Professorship of Psychology (without that title) in Britain.
PublishedWorksSelected Publications:

D.G.Boyle, "A memoir of T.H.Pear " Bulletin of The British Psychological Society, 1978-1979, Vols.31 and 32 (November December, 1978 and January 1979), in three parts.
"The Applications of Psychology to Industry" a lecture given in the dept of I.A., Manchester University, Nov.1918, Manchester, University Press, 1919 [Kenna's signature on the first page]
Pear, T.H. "Some Important Problems in Industrial Psychology" reprint from "Business Organisation and Management", Nov.1919 {Kenna's signature on the first page]
Pear, T.H. "Is Thinking the Action of Language Mechanisms? (III.) from the "British Journal of Psychology (General Section) Vol.XI. part 1, Oct. 1920, CUP [Kenna's signature on the first page]
Pear, T.H. "II. Number Forms" from Vol.66 of "Memoirs & Proceedings of the Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society" Session 1921-1922, Sept. 30th, 1922 [Kenna's signature on the first page]
Pear, T.H. " Psychological Aspects of Clumsiness", reprint from "The Journal of the Chartered Society of massage and medical Gymnastics", Dec.1934 [Kenna's signature on the first page], 2- copies
Pear, T.H. " The Nature of Skill", British Association for the Advancement of science, Glasgow, 1928
Pear, T.H. " Rationalisation" and its Influence on Industrial Relations" The Nature and Present Position of Skill in Industry" reprinted from "The Highway", Feb.1929 [rubber-stamped with compliments]
Pear, T.H. " Some Subtler Skills" from the "British Journal of Psychology (General Section)" Vol. XX, Part 2, Oct. 1929, CUP [rubber-stamped with compliments]
"Temperamental Differences in the Behaviour Disorders of Children" by Emanuel Miller, Vol. III. Part III., Nov.1933 "The British Journal of Educational Psychology"
"Character and Personality", offprint, An International Psychological Quarterly, Vol.III March, 1935, No.3
"The Highway", Dec.1931, The Workers' Educational Association
Kerr, Madeline & Pear, T.H. "Unseen Drama and Imagery; Some Experimental Observations" from "The British Journal of Psychology (General section), Vol. XXII. Part 1, July, 1931
Pear, T.H. "Are Linguistic Tests Adequate" from "The British Journal of Psychology (General Section), Vol. XXV. Part 1, July, 1934, CUP [rubber-stamped with compliments]
Pear, T.H. "Suggested Parallels Between Speaking and Clothing" reprint from "ACTA Psychologica", Vol.I, The Hague, 1935 [rubber-stamped with compliments]
"Speech Training: A Symposium", "The British Journal of Educational Psychology" Vol.V. Part I. Ed. Valentine, C.W., Feb.1935
Pear, T.H. "Modern Psychological Problems of Speaking", reprinted from "Speech", Oct. 1935
Pear, T.H. "Psychological Effects of a Good Speaking Voice", reprinted from "The New Era", Dec. 1935
"The Desirability of Teaching School Children the Technique of Discussion" offprint from "The British Journal of Educational Psychology" Vol.VI. Part I. Ed. Valentine, C.W., Feb.1936
Pear, T.H. "What Do We Expect from Television?", reprinted from "The Listener", Nov. 4, 1936
Pear, T.H. "What Television Offers us Today", reprinted from "The Listener", Nov.11, 1936
Pear, T.H. "What Television Might Do" reprinted from "The Listener",Nov.18, 1936
Craig, Wallace and Pear, T.H. "Observations on Internal Speech" from Vol. 8I of "Memoirs & Proceedings of the Manchester Literary and Philosophical society", session 1936-37, Feb. 1937
Pear, T.H. "The University: Lighthouse or Casserole/" reprinted from "The Fortnightly", Aug, 1937
Manson, Ruth H and Pear, T.H. "The Testimony of Conversation" reprinted from "The British Journal of Psychology (General Section), Vol. XXVII, Part 3, Jan. 1937
Pear, T.H. "The Modern Study of Personality" reprinted from the "Bulletin of the John Rylands Library", Vol.22, No.2, Oct. 1938
Pear T.H. "Obituary Notice for Prof. Samuel Alexander, 1859-1938" reprinted from "The British Journal of Psychology (General Section), Vol. XXIX", Part 4, April, 1939
"What is Clumsiness? by T.H.Spear", offprint from; "The British Journal of Educational Psychology" Vol. XI. Part II. Ed. Valentine, C.W., June, 1941
Pear, T.H. "Are There Human Instincts?" reprinted from the "Bulletin of the John Rylands Library", Vol.27, No.1, Dec.1942
"Is the Doctrine of Instincts dead? A Symposium by T.H.Spear", offprint from; "The British Journal of Educational Psychology" Vol. XII. Part III. Ed. Valentine, C.W., Nov. 1942
Pear, T.H. "Social Psychology in a War Factory" reprinted from "Nature, Vol. 153, Feb.12, 1944
Pear, T.H. "Peace, War and Culture Patterns" reprinted from the "Bulletin of the John Rylands Library", Vol.31, No.1, Jan. 1948
"Proceedings of Conference and Demonstration on The Application of Motion Study" held on Tuesday, 26th July, 1949
Pear, T.H. "Obituary for Charles Samuel Myers: 1873-1946" off-printed from the "American Journal of Psychology", April 1947, Vol. LX
Pear, T.H. "Psychologists in the Association of Scientific Workers" reprinted from "Nature", Vol. 159, 1947
Pear, T.H. "Perspectives in Modern Psychology" reprint from "The British Journal of Psychology (General Section), Vol. XXXVIII, Part 3, 1948
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SourceSources: Letter from Pear to G.W.H.Leytham 30 April 1962 (see Lovie meta-file). Record is to be updated when more information becomes available
ConventionsInternational Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families - ISAAR(CPF) - Ottawa 1996 ISBN ISBN 0-9696035-3-3
National Council on Archives, Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997

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PHO/001/02/410Pear, Tom Hatherley - Photographs20th century
KENNA/2/4/8Costall on T.H.Pear1995-1996
PHO/001/04/08/28Psychologisches Institut 1909 - Photograph1909
PHO/001/04/08/19Ivy Bennett, Cecily De Monchaux & T H Pear Edinburgh University Psychology Conference 19481948
AUD/001/04Pear, Jones & Valentine - Recording1957-1961
PHO/001/04/08/05Philosophy/Psychology 'Repression and Forgetting' Conference Durham 1914 - Photograph1914
AUD/001/20Pear, T. H. - Recording 19651965
AUD/001/09Pear, Thomas H. - Recording1957-1978
BPS/001/11/04/03/01/01Evidence to the Home Office Committee on the Law Relating to Homosexual Offences 19561956
AUD/001/48/02Various - Recordings I (Compilation of Bartlett, McFarlane, Jones, Burt and Pear)1957-1970
AUD/001/01Myers, Mrs C.S. & Pear, T.H. - Recordings1960
AUD/001/06Pear, Thomas H. - Recording1965
KENNA/1/8T.H.Pear, Reprints & Correspondence1918-1967
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