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Circular relating to an appeal fund for saving the Glastonbury Pilgrim Path, London

Circular relating to an appeal fund, under the auspices of the National Trust, for the prevention of building over the Pilgrim Path at Glastonbury on the lower slopes of Glastonbury Tor. Signatories include Patrick Geddes, George Bernard Shaw, Robert Bridges, Cyril Norwood, Evelyn Underhill, D. Campbell Lee, Jane Walker, Alice M. Buckton, Havelock Collins, Charles Tennyson, Millicent Fawcett, Constance Waggett and Lawrence Chubb.

Letter from J.E. Hodgkin, Lincoln House, London, to Patrick Geddes, London

Thanks patrick Geddes for agreeing to act as senior judge in the elocution competition at Leighton Park School in Reading on 13 December. Looks forward to showing Geddes the biological laboratory at Leighton park and discuss their work in Natural Science. Mentions the headmaster of the school, Mr. Edgar B. Castle.

Letter from S.C. Ray, Naihati, Bengal, to Patrick Geddes

Encloses a circular letter [extant] at the request of the Committee for Sir Asutosh Mookerjee Silver Jubilee Commemoration. Asks Patrick Geddes to contribute with an article for the volume to be issued in connection to the Commemoration.

Circular letter from H. Stephen, President, and I.J.S.Taraporewala, Secretary, The Committee for Sir Asutosh Mookerjee Silver Jubilee Commemoration, Senate House, University of Calcutta

Enclosed call of articles for the ‘Commemoration Volumes’ which will celebrate Sir Asutosh Mookerjee’s contributions to the University of Calcutta. The volumes will cover Orientalism, Arts and Science. Includes a list of Committee members.

Taraporewala, Irach Jehangir Sorabji, 1884-1956, linguist

Letter and enclosure from W.R. Gourlay, Private Secretary to the Governor of Bengal, Government House, Dacca, to Patrick Geddes

  1. Letter from W.R. Gourlay, Private Secretary to the Governor of Bengal, Government House, Dacca, to Patrick Geddes.
    Informs Patrick Geddes that John G. Cumming would like to speak to him before granting permission to visit the Bengali rioters in jail. Gives Geddes Mr. Cumming’s address so he could call on him. Encloses a copy of his letter to Mr. Cumming [extant].

2 Copy letter from W.R. Gourlay, Private Secretary to the Governor of Bengal, Government House, Dacca, to John G. Cumming, 24 July 1917.
Refers to Patrick Geddes's proposal to speak to some of the Bengali rioters who had been imprisoned to persuade them that the remedy to the state's problems lies not in attacking the government but in effective social work. Also includes Patrick Geddes’ handwritten notes on the following correspondence on the topic, ending with a reply from 19 October in which permission to speak to the men is denied.

Letter from George Anderson, secretary, Calcutta University Commission, Calcutta, to Patrick Geddes, Indore

Forwards a questionnaire on the university education system in Calcutta issued by the Calcutta University Commission [extant] and asks Patrick Geddes to offer his views and send his replies by 15 December. Encloses a copy of the Resolution of the Government of India [extant].

Anderson, Sir George, 1877-1943, Knight, Educational Commissioner in India

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