Item 1 - Letter from [Amelia] Defries to Patrick Geddes

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GB 249 T-GED/14/3/1/1


Letter from [Amelia] Defries to Patrick Geddes


  • No date [c. 1923 - 1925] (Creation)

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5 pp.

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Asking his advice on the compilation of a chart for 'the orchestration of the Arts and Sciences' and referring to Geddes's 36-square schemata. Informs him that the Authors Society ('representing Shaw, Galsworthy and about 3,000 writers'), the British Drama League, the British Music Society and Longden's Institution (representing craft societies) are prepared to join the British Confederation of Art, and that the R[oyal] l[institute of] B[ritish] A[rchitects] may also do so. Manuscript.

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  • English

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