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Patrick Geddes papers Geddes, Sir Patrick, 1854-1932, Knight, biologist, sociologist, educationist and town planner
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Patrick Geddes papers

  • GB 249 T-GED
  • Collection
  • 1531 - 1969

The collection covers most periods of Geddes’s life, and nearly all of the places in which he lived and worked. It comprises correspondence, notes, pamphlets and books, photographs, maps, plans, prints and drawings, including Geddes' famous &...

Geddes, Sir Patrick, 1854-1932, Knight, biologist, sociologist, educationist and town planner

Photographs, plans and illustrations relating to Patrick Geddes' report to the Carnegie Dunfermline Trust, 'City Development: A Study of Parks, Gardens and Culture-Institutes'

Bundle of 9 files, containing 189 ff. Contains a range of photographic prints, plans and illustrations which were commissioned or drawn by Patrick Geddes during his survey of Dunfermline or included in the 1904 report 'City Development: a stu...

Geddes, Sir Patrick, 1854-1932, Knight, biologist, sociologist, educationist and town planner

Copy photographic prints relating to Dunfermline

Copy photographic prints relating to Dunfermline, created by James Norval as a commission from Patrick Geddes as part of his survey of Dunfermline. The images appear in Geddes' report to the Carnegie Dunfermline Trust 'City Development:...

Geddes, Sir Patrick, 1854-1932, Knight, biologist, sociologist, educationist and town planner

Copy photographic prints and illustrations relating to Dunfermline

7 copy photographic prints relating to Dunfermline, marked up with order dimensions and re-touching notes. These images were undertaken by James Norval, as a commission from Patrick Geddes as part of his survey of Dunfermline. The survey informe...

Geddes, Sir Patrick, 1854-1932, Knight, biologist, sociologist, educationist and town planner

Copy photographic prints showing botanical improvements to housing in Dundee

Copy photographic prints of a row of modern villas at Dundee, designed for college use, showing before and after images, the latter demonstrating improvements as a result of 'gardenesque' treatment. These images appear as figures 3 and ...

Geddes, Sir Patrick, 1854-1932, Knight, biologist, sociologist, educationist and town planner

Copy photographic prints and illustrations relating to Dunfermline

Copy photographs and illustration relating to Dunfermline, which appear in Patrick Geddes' 1904 report to the Carnegie Dunfermline Trust 'City Development: a study of parks, gardens and culture-institutes'.

Geddes, Sir Patrick, 1854-1932, Knight, biologist, sociologist, educationist and town planner

Heritage and burden

Notes on heritage and burden using a debit and credit transaction model.

Geddes, Sir Patrick, 1854-1932, Knight, biologist, sociologist, educationist and town planner

Draft letter from Patrick Geddes to James Bryce

Draft letter which outlines Patrick Geddes' questions regarding his scheme for an Armenian labour colony in Cyprus. Requests to meet with Bryce in order to discuss the matter. Refers to the Sultan, the Westminster relief fund, widows, child...

Geddes, Sir Patrick, 1854-1932, Knight, biologist, sociologist, educationist and town planner

Draft letter from Patrick Geddes to [ ]

Refers to non-political scheme of action for the purposes of relieving the distress of Amernian refugees, and to renew co-operation between eastern races.

Geddes, Sir Patrick, 1854-1932, Knight, biologist, sociologist, educationist and town planner

Draft letter from Patrick Geddes to Lord [ ]

Letter possibly to Bertrand Russell, friend of Thomas James Cobden-Sanderson. Refers to enclosed introduction [not extant] from Bailie Pollard of Edinburgh. Seeks a meeting to discuss the Cyprus question and the Armenian refugees. Outlines his ...

Geddes, Sir Patrick, 1854-1932, Knight, biologist, sociologist, educationist and town planner