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Town Planning and Regional Planning

This section comprises the following series:

  1. Cities in Evolution
  2. City Development
  3. City Development (continued)
  4. Regions and Cities
  5. Cities and Regional Surveys
  6. Cities and Regional Surveys (continued)
  7. India
  8. Cyprus
  9. Palestine
  10. Ireland

Pamphlets

This section comprises the following series:

  1. Town planning

  2. Economics

  3. Sociology and Civics

  4. Art

  5. Architecture

  6. Philosophy

  7. Religion

  8. Education

  9. Geography

  10. Science

  11. Astronomy

  12. World Current Affairs and Politics

  13. Literature/Journalism

  14. Maps and Guide Books

  15. Miscellanea

New Towns collection

  • GB 249 SC New Towns
  • Collection
  • 1905-2007

Collection of around 500 items relating to new towns in Britain and internationally. The material mostly dates from the 1920s until the present and includes reports, town plans and planning proposals, and maps. The collection also includes archival material relating to new towns in Scotland, with particular emphasis on Livingston.

Patrick Geddes papers

  • GB 249 T-GED
  • Collection
  • 1531 - 1969

The collection covers most periods of Geddes’s life, and nearly all of the places in which he lived and worked. It comprises correspondence, notes, pamphlets and books, photographs, maps, plans, prints and drawings, including Geddes' famous 'thinking machines'.

Geddes, Sir Patrick, 1854-1932, Knight, biologist, sociologist, educationist and town planner

George Pepler papers

  • GB 249 T-PEP
  • Collection
  • 1902-1959

Minutes and papers of the Town Planning Institute and other bodies; papers relating to Singapore and other Commonwealth work; papers relating to international work; papers relating to town planning education; correspondence; press cuttings; photographs; maps and plans.

Pepler, Sir George Lionel, 1882-1959, Knight, town planner

Jaqueline Tyrwhitt papers

  • GB 249 T-TYR
  • Collection
  • 1895-1971

Notes; correspondence; lecture notes; published books and pamphlets; diagrams and glass slides. Many of the items are by or related to Patrick Geddes.

Tyrwhitt, Jaqueline, 1905-1983, landscape architect and town planner