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Letter from Victor Verasis Branford, The Sociological Society, London, to Patrick Geddes

Victor Verasis Branford feels stimulated by Patrick Geddes’ recent talk on his work in India. Branford suggests Geddes send him photos and drawing from India periodically, which Branford could transform into slides and show them to audiences in London, thus promoting Geddes’ work in India. Mentions Lewis Mumford and Arthur Geddes.

Branford, Victor Verasis, 1863-1930, sociologist

Copy letter from Victor Verasis Branford, to Lord Pentland, London

Discusses the predicament of the Town and Gown Association, his meeting with Thomas Barnby Whitson and his views on the matter. Believes Whitson should approach William Stowell Haldane regarding this matter. Suggests that if Henry Beveridge’s loan could be repaid the Association would remain solvent. Suggests meeting Lord Pentland to discuss the matter further.

Branford, Victor Verasis, 1863-1930, sociologist

Letter from Victor Verasis Branford, to Thomas Barnby Whitson, Edinburgh

Discusses possible ways in which the University and City Association could help the Town and Gown Association. Mentions his efforts of raising money for the Town and Gown Association. Mentions White, Brady, Gilmour, Ross, and J.M. Barrie.

Branford, Victor Verasis, 1863-1930, sociologist

Letter from Victor Verasis Branford, to Thomas Barnby Whitson, Edinburgh

Acknowledges receipt of Thomas Barnby Whitson’s letter of the 20th of October. Details the conditions under Robert Fleming is willing to financially help the Town and Gown Association. Believes Lord Pentland and William Stowell Haldane should be approached for support as well. Mentions Mr. Banks and J.M. Barrie.

Branford, Victor Verasis, 1863-1930, sociologist

Letter from Victor Verasis Branford to Robert Davies Roberts

Suggests Lionel Taylor for his replacement as colleague of Geddes on a course in Sociology at the University of London and gives outline of how the work should develop. London. Typescript.

Branford, Victor Verasis, 1863-1930, sociologist

Copy letter from Victor Branford to Patrick Geddes

Asks for assistance in reorganising the Paraguay railway, refers to Geddes's experience of the Botanical Survey of Scotland and mediterranean agriculture. Mentions Sir Frank Crisp and Mr. Rodriguez, Chairman of the Railway Company. Involves revitalisation of the capital city, Asuncion.

Branford, Victor Verasis, 1863-1930, sociologist

Copy letter from Victor Branford to Patrick Geddes

Reply to GB 249 T-GED 9/820/2 [https://www.ica-atom.org/strathclyde/copy-letter-from-patrick-geddes-to-victor-branford;isad].
A discussion of the problems inherent in the proposed revitalisation of the country of Paraguay and its railway, and asking for financial aid to counter the policy of some who would like minimal development and quick dividends.

Branford, Victor Verasis, 1863-1930, sociologist