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Marr, Thomas R., fl. 1898-1909, Warden of Manchester University Settlement
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Cologne

Six photographs, one postcard and one reproduction of a photograph of notable buildings and views at Cologne, mounted on one sheet.

  • 'Bridge of Boats at Cologne.'; 'Phot by Frith'; reproduction of a photograph; [Francis Frith]
  • Photograph of a street with an adjacent open green space; 7.5x 10 cm
  • Photograph of newly planted trees bordering a road; 10 x 7.2 cm
  • Photograph of a park and a tree-lined street outside the city walls; 26.6 x 20.9 cm
  • 'Das Rathaus Coeln'; endorsed '110'; 21.9 x 28 cm
  • Photograph of two adjacent squares with ponds and newly planted trees, probably in Kőln-Neustadt; 'T. R. Marr' signed on the reverse in pencil bottom right corner; 26.9 x 21.1 cm
  • 'Salierring, Kőln Neustadt' title in manuscript in pencil on the reverse; photograph of residential tenement buildings with small gardens in front of the houses; 26.8 x 20.3 cm
  • 'Der Altmarkt Gruß aus Kőln'; 'Rőmmler & Jonas Dresden, 1898'; endorsed '812'; postcard

Anon., T[homas] R[ ] Marr; [Francis] Frith.

'Cologne: views of' endorsed on reverse in crayon.

Frith, Francis, 1822-1898, photographer and publisher

Letter from T[homas] R. Marr to [ ]

  1. Letter from T[homas] R. Marr to [ ].
    Work of the students at [ ] and the need to emulate this at the Outlook Tower. The need for bibliographies. Mention of the Women's Club Information Bureau. Incomplete.

  2. Notes by Patrick Geddes found with above. Reference to [ ] Wilson; [C.M. Grieve]; Keir Hardie and 'Art for Labour Party'. No date.

Marr, Thomas R., fl. 1898-1909, Warden of Manchester University Settlement

Letter from Thomas R. Marr to Patrick Geddes

Business relating to Paris International Assembly. Marr is travelling to Paris to deal with accommodation and administrative arrangements. Enquires whether [Edward] McGegan has obtained 'journals from Williams & Norgate' with full description of Exhibition. Reference to [Exhibition] Programme which Marr is working on. He requests Geddes' 'emendations' of the draft. Gives views on format of programme, and the need to be 'precise and definite as to what we are to do'. Reference to British Association and to two of its members, Lewis Paton and Mr. Garnod.

Marr, Thomas R., fl. 1898-1909, Warden of Manchester University Settlement

Letter from Thomas R. Marr, Dundee, to Patrick Geddes

Recounts his passage to and travelling through Norway examining botanical specimens, some comparison with Scottish flora and fauna. He travelled with another botanist, Smith, and some zoologists. Invites Geddes to call when he returns to Dundee in September. States photographs enclosed [not extant].

Marr, Thomas R., fl. 1898-1909, Warden of Manchester University Settlement

Letter from Thomas R. Marr, London, to Patrick Geddes, Dover

Remarks on benefit of sympathisers found within the British Association. With reference to practical and administrative arrangements for Paris Exposition. Marr lists necessary tasks to be carried out in London and Paris. Stresses necessity of 'draft prospectus' being finished. Reference to 'The British and American Assembly' being 'a big thing - big enough to frighten us'. In Marr's view, there is a need for Patrick Geddes to be aware of 'a distinct recognition of our own limitations'. Reference to [John] Ross.

Marr, Thomas R., fl. 1898-1909, Warden of Manchester University Settlement

Letter from Thomas R. Marr, London, to Patrick Geddes, Lasswade

Reference to International Syndicate and its arrangements; the growing popularity of the Current Events Clubs and the possibility of promoting the Tower Classification; Patrick Geddes's Scheme of 'an Outlook Tower bookcase'. Mentions [John] Ross's work at the Passmore Edwards. Marr suggests application of idea with newspaper cuttings and notes on current events being produced for libraries and schools. Possibility of arrangements with Educational Supply Association, Messrs. Nelson, publishers, and the Library Bureau, in order to create reference tool for librarians and libraries. Includes sketch by T.R. Marr of proposed bookcase.

Marr, Thomas R., fl. 1898-1909, Warden of Manchester University Settlement

Letter from T[homas] R. Marr, Manchester to the Rev. J. Kelman

Asks to be enrolled as a member of a new 'Synthetical Association' and suggests Patrick Geddes as president. Discusses the 'Edinburgh influence' on the growing insistence on the need for co-ordination and co-operation; describes the influence of the Outlook Tower ideas on the University Settlement at Manchester. Typescript.

Marr, Thomas R., fl. 1898-1909, Warden of Manchester University Settlement

Letter from Thomas R. Marr, Manchester, to Messrs Whitson and Methuen, Edinburgh

Acknowledges receipt of the letter of the 11th of November and 12th July. Discusses the rent arrears for the Outlook Tower, the costs for the development of the Tower paid by himself and the Town and Gown Association. Explains the rent was not paid on time due to all the earning from the Tower being spent on equipment. States he had no further implication in the matter for nine years. Informs the secretaries he cannot pay the sum and was not aware of Patrick Geddes’ initiative of the Summer Meetings taking place in the Tower.

Marr, Thomas R., fl. 1898-1909, Warden of Manchester University Settlement

Letter from Thomas R. Marr, Manchester, to Patrick Geddes

With reference to Edmund Wilson, 'prime mover in the foundation of the Leeds Industrial Dwellings Co. Ltd.' Marr gives details of aims of Company and asks for a published account of Town and Gown Association operations as he feels that this would be invaluable to the work in Leeds. Asks Patrick Geddes to write if he is free, if not to write to J. Arthur Thomson or Victor Branford and ask them to do so.

Marr, Thomas R., fl. 1898-1909, Warden of Manchester University Settlement

Letter from Thomas R. Marr, Manchester, to Patrick Geddes

Refers to the 'Co-op International Alliance' described as 'an important "Garden City" conference'. Mention of 'McCormick's things'. Reference to position of Outlook Tower being not 'very bright'. Recommends Geddes to appoint a 'business man' to deal with the business affairs of the Outlook Tower. Mentions Institute of Geography.

Marr, Thomas R., fl. 1898-1909, Warden of Manchester University Settlement

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