- GB 249 T-TYR/1/12
- 24 January 1927
Part of Jaqueline Tyrwhitt papers
Branford's descriptions of a visit to Rome, especially the new University City (Citta Universitaria) in Rome and the possibility of establishing a Sociological Institute there. Also mention of a new fruit and vegetable market; an agricultural co-operative bank; a working class quarter in the style of a garden-city; textile factories; the transformation of a street into an incipient 'Rue des Nations'; the Pincian gardens; Villa Medici; Ludovisi Quarter; International Institute of Agriculture; Mussolini; fascism in Italy; St. Peter's cathedral. Branford plans to use these observations in a lecture on 'Incipient Rome and its Region'. He suggests a town planning exhibition in Rome would be a modest beginning to 'a sociological mission to the Fascists'. Typescript with manuscript annotations.
La Colline, Territet, Switzerland.
Branford, Victor Verasis, 1863-1930, sociologist