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Letter from Raymond Unwin, London, to Patrick Geddes

Will find out who is dealing with war damage at the Board of Trade and mentions [Henry Vaughan] Lanchester. Geddes's ill health and recuperation in Switzerland. Reference to Indian Exhibition; suggests that Geddes should discuss it with various Americans, notably Thomas Adams, and asks if Geddes has a "catalogue of the Exhibition" that could be used. Proposal to make the International Garden Cities and Town Planning Association more representative of all sections of Town Planning.

Unwin, Sir Raymond, 1863-1940, Knight, architect and town planner

Letter from Raymond Unwin (Executive Committee Chairman, Cities and Town Planning Exhibition), London, to F. Morley Fletcher (Director of College of Art, Edinburgh)

With reference to the Cities and Town Planning Exhibition and the effect of the Exhibition on the establishment of Irish Town Planning Association. Interested in the possibility of establishing a similar centre in Edinburgh College of Art, leading perhaps to the development of a Department of Town Planning.
Mention of Liverpool University’s Town Planning Department.

Unwin, Sir Raymond, 1863-1940, Knight, architect and town planner

Letter from Raymond Unwin, London, to Patrick Geddes

Covering letter with enclosure of letter to Unwin from F. Morley Fletcher (Director of College of Art, Edinburgh). Reference to the Dresden Hygiene, Town Planning and Housing Exhibit in British Pavilion. Mention of Dr. Armit.

Unwin, Sir Raymond, 1863-1940, Knight, architect and town planner

Halifax

View and plan of a proposed garden suburb at Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Various authors after Raymond Unwin.

Unwin, Sir Raymond, 1863-1940, Knight, architect and town planner

Cardiff

'Rhubina Garden Suburb near Cardiff'
Site-plan and five proposals for types of dwellings, mounted on one sheet.

  • 'Rhubina Garden Suburb near Cardiff'
  • 'Type 2A' [perspective view of a dwelling]
  • 'Type 878' [perspective view of a dwelling]
  • 'Type 3' [perspective view of a dwelling]
  • 'Type 20' [perspective view of a dwelling]
  • 'Type 38' [perspective view of a dwelling]

'Housing Reform Co Ld [ ] Cardiff'
'A. H. Mottram in consultation with Raymond Unwin'

A[ ] H[ ] Mottram and Raymond Unwin.

Various scales.

Unwin, Sir Raymond, 1863-1940, Knight, architect and town planner

Swansea

'County Borough of Swansea Map showing the Town Hill Estate Belonging to the Corporation of Swansea 1912'
'Partly developed on Town Planning lines by Mr. Raymond Unwin [ ] and Mr. George Bell [ ] Swansea'
'George Bell, Borough Surveyor Swansea'

George Bell and Raymond Unwin.

Scale unspecified.

'Cities Exhibition No. 172 [lent by] Raymond Unwin'

Unwin, Sir Raymond, 1863-1940, Knight, architect and town planner

Whitchurch

'Pentwyn Estate, Whitchurch, South Wales'
'Barry Parker & Raymond Unwin Hampstead and Letchworth'
'DG No. 13232'

Barry Parker and Raymond Unwin.

Scale: 1:2,500

'Cities Exhibition No. 173 [lent by] Raymond Unwin'

Parker, Richard Barry, 1867-1943, architect and town planner

York, New Earswick

Plans, photographs and postcard views of New Earswick Garden Suburb.

Cities Exhibition.

'The Joseph Rowntree Village Trust Cocoa Works York' all three photographs endorsed on reverse in manuscript in ink.

Parker, Richard Barry, 1867-1943, architect and town planner

Letchworth

'The Town Area of the Letchworth Estate of First Garden City Ltd. Plan of Present Development Spring 1918.'
'Estate Office, Letchworth.'
'The Town is laid out from the Original Design by Barry Parker and Raymond Unwin Architects'

Anon. after Barry Parker and Raymond Unwin.

Scale: 1 inch to 7500 feet

Parker, Richard Barry, 1867-1943, architect and town planner

Letchworth

'First Garden City Ltd. Plan of Present Development. Spring 1906.'
'Estate Office, Letchworth from plan made by Barry Parker & Raymond Unwin Architects [...]'

Scale: 4 1/2 inches to 1000 feet

Colour key at upper left corner.

Parker, Richard Barry, 1867-1943, architect and town planner

Bournville, Birmingham

'Proposed Development of Weoley Park Estate, Selly Oak, Birmingham as revised, June 1913'
'24-6-1913'
'Barry Parker & Raymond Unwin, Architects [...]'

Scale: 1 inch to 100 feet

'R. Unwin, Hampstead N.W.' stamped in bottom right corner.
'Drawing No: 13325' endorsed top right corner.
'G[arden] C[ity] Scheme R Unwin' endorsed on reverse in manuscript.
'[Cities E]xhib[ition]'

Parker, Richard Barry, 1867-1943, architect and town planner