- 1905-2007 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
Books; paper; plans; maps
The material was assembled by the former Planning Exchange in order to build a comprehensive database on the development of the UK new towns and to carry out research projects.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Donated by I-Document Systems in 2002.
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Scope and content
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.
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The books in this collection are catalogued on SUPrimo the University of Strathclyde Library's integrated search service.