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

Note written by Patrick Geddes, listing the names of C.S. Partter, Herbertson, Peterson, Mrs. Mavon, Mrs. Scott Elliot, and James Curle. Related to the University Extension Scheme.

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

Copy letter from Patrick Geddes, Edinburgh, to Messrs. Burch, Whitehead and Davidson, solicitors, London

Ramsay Gardens. Setting out Geddes's negotiations with Mr and Lady Steele regarding the price of purchasing Mr Steele's annuity. Refers to his employment of Mr James Slater as an independent and impartial expert to value the property. Includes a note to advise that Geddes will incur additional costs due the architects instruction to have an engineer sink special foundations and abandoning plans to erect studios upon a portion of the ground. Includes mention of Messrs Condie & Co., and the Royal Scottish Academy.

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

Jerusalem: Hebrew University

'The University of Jerusalem: general plan showing main departments'
'Prof. P. Geddes F. C. Mears December 1919'

Scale: 1:500

From 'The Architect, June 11th, 1920'.

Annotated in manuscript in pencil and coloured (crayon).

Notes by Patrick Geddes in manuscript in pencil on the reverse.

Two small architectural sketches on the reverse.

Mears, Frank Charles, 1880-1953, architect and town planner

Jerusalem: Hebrew University

Two sheets with plans and sections of the design.

'University of Jerusalem. Proposed Building for National Library'
'Prof. P. Geddes and F. C. Mears, Architect. Outlook Tower, Edinburgh, October 1925'

Scale: 1:200

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

Jerusalem: Hebrew University

One reproduction of a drawing and two reproductions of photographs of a model of the design for the Hebrew University, printed on one sheet.

'Design for Hebrew University at Jerusalem'.

[Patrick Geddes and Frank Charles Mears.]

From 'The Architect', June 11th, 1920.

Mears, Frank Charles, 1880-1953, architect and town planner

Colombo

  • GB 249 T-GED/22/1/691
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  • Part of Ceylon

'City of Colombo'

Two copies of a map of the City of Colombo, differently annotated.

Scale: 1 inch to 16 chains

'Published under the direction of W. C. S. Ingles [... ] Surveyor General, Ceylon'

Ingles, W.C.S., fl. 1915-1923, Surveyor General of Ceylon

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, children and prisoners and the potential role of the Foreign Office and outlines Geddes' for social reform in Cyprus.

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 proposals for a labour colony at Cyprus. Incomplete. Draft letter to unidentified recipient on back of letter.

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

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