This study is provided by ICPSR. ICPSR provides leadership and training in data access, curation, and methods of analysis for a diverse and expanding social science research community.
Carlschule Students Height Measurements, 1771-1793 (ICPSR 9720)
Principal Investigator(s): Komlos, John, University of Pittsburgh
This data collection tracks the height of boys at the Carlschule in Stuttgart, Germany. Information includes a student identification number, name, social status, father's profession, occupation of the student after he left school, place of birth, month of last measurement, year of last measurement, height measured in feet to the nearest quarter of an inch, month of enrollment, year of enrollment, age at enrollment, tuition paid per annum, whether any brothers were enrolled, and identification numbers of up to three brothers enrolled at the Carlschule.
These data are available only to users at ICPSR member institutions. Because you are not logged in, we cannot verify that you will be able to download these data.
Komlos, John. Carlschule Students Height Measurements, 1771-1793. ICPSR09720-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1992. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09720.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09720.v1
This study was funded by:
- National Science Foundation
Scope of Study
Subject Terms: body height, boys, demographic characteristics, eighteenth century, historical data, occupations, siblings
Geographic Coverage: Germany, Global
Date of Collection:
Universe: Students registered at the Carlschule in Stuttgart, Germany.
Data Types: administrative records data
Data Collection Notes:
Although there is a unique identification number for each student in the dataset, the number of records corresponding to the same identification number varies. Each record represents a student's height measurement for a particular date. Records with the same student identification number are grouped consecutively.
Documents of the Hohe Carlschule stored in the Stadtarchiv, Stuttgart, Germany,
Original ICPSR Release: 1992-05-12
Related Publications (?)
- Citations exports are provided above.
Export Study-level metadata (does not include variable-level metadata)
If you're looking for collection-level metadata rather than an individual metadata record, please visit our Metadata Records page.