- 1574 - 1954 (Creation)
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Maps, plans, photographs, prints and drawings of Afghanistan, Africa, Algeria, Antarctica, Arabia, Arctic and North Pole, Asia, Australasia, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, British Isles, Burma, Canada, Ceylon, China, Colombia, Congo, Cuba, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, East Indies, Ecuador, Egypt, Ethiopia, Europe, Finland, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland and Greenland, India, Indochina, Indonesia, Iraq, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Lebanon, Libya, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Monaco, Morocco, Natal, Nepal, The Netherlands, New Zealand, North America, Norway, Nyasaland Protectorate, Pacific Islands, Palestine, Panama, Persia, Poland, Polynesia, Portugal, Rhodesia, St. Helena, Scandinavia, Siam, South America, Spain, Sudan, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Tibet, Transjordan, Turkey, Uganda, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, United States of America, West Indies, The World, Yemen and Yugoslavia, various countries and unidentified and unallocated cities, landscapes, gardens and architecture. There is also a series of ideal and speculative town planning schemes and architectural designs.
The series reflects the national-political background against which Geddes was pursuing his idea of regionalism.
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The series is organised alphabetically by country/geographical entity. Regarding national borders, the year of Patrick Geddes' death, 1932, has been chosen to locate those places that belonged to different nations during their history.
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