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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: 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