Carlschule Students Height Measurements, 1771-1793 (ICPSR 9720)

Published: May 12, 1992

Principal Investigator(s):
John Komlos, University of Pittsburgh

Version V1

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.

Komlos, John. Carlschule Students Height Measurements, 1771-1793. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1992-05-12.

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1771 -- 1793


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.

Students registered at the Carlschule in Stuttgart, Germany.

Documents of the Hohe Carlschule stored in the Stadtarchiv, Stuttgart, Germany,

administrative records data




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