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Branford, Victor Verasis, 1863-1930, sociologist
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Letter: V[ictor] B[ranford] to Lewis Mumford

Regarding amendments and additions to a [bibliography] which Mumford has been compiling. Mention of: Patrick Geddes; Gooch; J.M. Robertson; Farquharson, Ruskin and his St. George's Guild; August Comte; J.J. Findlay; Herbert Spencer; F.S. Marvin; R.M. Maciver; Harriet Martineau; the Masques of Learning; [Eliseé Reclus]; [Halford John] Mackinder; H.J. Fleure; J.W. Slaughter; Amelia Defries; Jane Harrison; [William Richard] Lethaby; C[harles] R[obert] Ashbee; Sir W.H. Hadow; Brother Lawrence; Richard Rolle; Walter Hinton; AE [George William Russell]; George Meredith; Rachel Annand Taylor ['Banabhard']; Michael Foster; Claude Bernard; and A. H. Gibson.

Branford, Victor Verasis, 1863-1930, sociologist

Letter: V[ictor] Branford, to Pat[rick Geddes]

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

Letter from Victor V. Branford, London, to Patrick Geddes

With reference to [Cities and Town Planning] Exhibition and to the financing of U[niversity] & C[ity] A[ssociation] in London. Branford gives various names of people who may be of some aid and to the possibility of a Civics Department in [ ] University.

Branford, Victor Verasis, 1863-1930, sociologist

Letter from Victor V. Branford, London, to Patrick Geddes

With reference to the Chelsea Association and papers on Civics by Patrick Geddes especially 'Life Theory' and the work being done in the field.
Mention of Claude Bernard and Colonel Roberts. Reference to Branford's work on Havana.

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

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

Letter from Victor Branford, London, to Patrick Geddes

Sending him proof of papers, including one by Mr. Ratcliffe. Suggestion for an exhibition by Alasdair Geddes about war. [John] Ross and [ ] Berrington are working on 'the emergency exhibition'. Business involving [ ] Robinson, [ ] Ford, Lady Aberdeen and [ ] Nolan. Alasdair's literary promise.

Branford, Victor Verasis, 1863-1930, sociologist

Letter from Victor Branford, London, to [ ]

He and J. Arthur Thomson believe that the professor [possibly Patrick Geddes] should keep the Dundee chair. Financial business involving [ ] McLeod and [ ] Hellyer. Incomplete. Headed notepaper: 'Sociological Society'.

Branford, Victor Verasis, 1863-1930, sociologist

Letter from Victor Branford to [ ]

  1. Letter from Victor Branford to [ ].
    Arrangements for a Religious conference. Mention of AE (George Russell). Fragment.

  2. Paper, probably relating to above, found with letter, concerning science and religion.

Branford, Victor Verasis, 1863-1930, sociologist

Letter from Victor Branford, Outlook Tower, Edinburgh to Patrick Geddes

Bartholomew has asked Branford to produce a chart by the Spring, showing chronological racial evolution. Branford states he is having difficulty expressing diagrammatically all that Bartholomew wants. His desire not to lose this opportunity of advertising Geddes's 'diagrammatic historic method'. He is also working on an economic and historical bibliography, and on the Eastern Question, showing the 'historic degeneration of the Turks'. Agrees with Geddes that military energies should be directed to engineering. Comments on 'the Grassmarket at 11 p. m.'

Branford, Victor Verasis, 1863-1930, sociologist

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