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Forefinger and Family Group Fingerprint Studies
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Correspondence from various individuals to Galton regarding the collection of sets of fingerprints; pre-printed "Schedules for Family Groups" for collecting data about families, and notebooks containing data analysis. This subseries contains material specifically relating to Galton's interest in a link between fingerprints in family groups and the degree of resemblance between the right and left forefingers of the same individual.
See also GALTON/2/9/6/11/1 for the original fingerprint books to which this subseries relates.