Various subjects including criticism of the arrangements for the International Association meeting at Paris as intimated to the British Association at Bradford, mentioning James Mavor and W. Law Bros. Mention also of [ ] Ford, General [Lowther], Mrs. Grinling, [ ] Crowther, Jean [ ], [John] Dewey, [ ] White and Edward McGegan.Ross, John, fl. 1895 - 1932, chartered accountant
Financial business involving Town and Gown Association Limited and Henry Beveridge.Ross, John, fl. 1895 - 1932, chartered accountant
Relates to negotiations on behalf of Patrick Geddes with a Mr Nutt, over the purchase and feus of a piece of property near Lauder Road, Grange, Edinburgh.Ross, John, fl. 1895 - 1932, chartered accountant
Relates to Whitson's efforts at maintaining the Association and Mr. [Henry] Beveridge's wish to withdraw his financial obligation. Typescript.Ross, John, fl. 1895 - 1932, chartered accountant
Discusses the financial affairs of the University and City Association and the Town and Gown Association. Mentions Martin White's hostility to the Town and Gown Association. Discusses the Town Planning material at the Outlook Tower. Outlines the efforts of the University and City Association to gather material for a new Exhibit after the sinking of the ‘Clan Grant’ by establishing an Emergency Committee and spending funds.Ross, John, fl. 1895 - 1932, chartered accountant
Financial business of the Town and Gown Association Limited concerning Henry Beveridge. Mention of Sir William Robertson, the North British and Mercantile Insurance Company, the Bank of Scotland and the Lord Provost of Edinburgh.Ross, John, fl. 1895 - 1932, chartered accountant
Relating to financial matters involving the University and City Association and the Town and Gown Association which also involve A[ndrew] J[ohn] Herbertson, J. Arthur Thomson and Victor Branford. Typescript and manuscript.Ross, John, fl. 1895 - 1932, chartered accountant
Discusses past efforts of organising Patrick Geddes’ Crosby Hall Pageant Play and asks for the support of the Directors of the University and City Association. Mentions Lady Downes and Mrs. Farquharson.Ross, John, fl. 1895 - 1932, chartered accountant
Two letters relating to the Crosby Hall Pageant Play.Ross, John, fl. 1895 - 1932, chartered accountant
Encloses a copy of a draft memorandum [extant] regarding the University Hall of Residence, Chelsea, and a copy letter [extant] he received from Noel P.W. Brady concerning the memorandum. John Ross disagrees with Brady’s view of limiting the University Hall only to undergraduates.
Enclosed draft memorandum concerning the University Hall of Residence, Mores Garden, Chelsea and Crosby Hall, Chelsea, detailing eligibility, facilities and accommodation capacity. Highlights the need for a new adjoining building at Crosby Hall to accommodate more students and the costs involved for such a scheme.
Enclosed copy letter from Noel P.W. Brady, London, to John Ross, London, 27 April 1911.
Acknowledges receipt of John Ross’ letter of the 25th of April and its enclosure. Disagrees with the eligibility criteria and believes the projected amount needed for the design of an adjoining building at Crosby Hall is unrealistic. Mentions John Burns.
His report to the Agricultural Organisation Society: asks Geddes to give his views on it. Expresses the need for Regional Surveys, and a scheme of Regional Finance based on Regional Survey and Re-construction. Incomplete.Ross, John, fl. 1895 - 1932, chartered accountant
Discusses a circular for the Victor Branford memorial. Mention of Hislop and Rigg; B. H. Binder; V. A. Malcolmson, members of Lazard Frères, the French- English Bankers; [ ] Brady; [Lord] Sandwich; Robert Fleming; [ ] Whigham; Sir Mackay Edgar; R. C. Norman; Lord Farringdon and Norman Engells.Ross, John, fl. 1895 - 1932, chartered accountant
Business concerning the Cities and Town Planning Exhibition. Mention of Patrick Geddes, the National Society's Depository for books, Sir Harry Johnston's 'Africa' and [ ] Penstone's Town Study'.Ross, John, fl. 1895 - 1932, chartered accountant
Expresses his condolences on the deaths of Anna and Alasdair Geddes. Discusses Geddes' Lucknow report and his own work on agricultural credit and social engineering. Mention of Leslie Scott, Inspector H. Adams and [David] Lloyd George. Refers to the 'New Series' and discussions with Victor Branford on Ross' contribution to it, and the finance of agriculture. Claims that it should be devoted to a higher place - not only neo-technic but geo-technic and [en]-psychic. Asks Geddes if he could expand his ideas on Forestry Insurance.Ross, John, fl. 1895 - 1932, chartered accountant
Acknowledges receiving Patrick Geddes’ letter dated the 13th of July. Tells Geddes the Executive Committee have considered the letter in their meeting but could not come to a decision on the matter. Geddes’ request will be considered again at a future meeting.Ross, John, fl. 1895 - 1932, chartered accountant