Series 1 - Topography

Identity area

Reference code

GB 249 T-GED/22/1

Title

Topography

Date(s)

  • 1574 - 1954 (Creation)

Level of description

Series

Extent and medium

Context area

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Content and structure area

Scope and content

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.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Accruals

System of arrangement

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.

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

No access restrictions.

Conditions governing reproduction

Language of material

  • Arabic
  • Danish
  • Dutch
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Hebrew
  • Hindi
  • Hungarian
  • Irish
  • Italian
  • Latin
  • Spanish
  • Swedish

Script of material

Language and script notes

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

Generated finding aid

Allied materials area

Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

Related units of description

The links below are to descriptions of items within this series relating to individual countries/regional entities.

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Notes area

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