Topography

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Books

This section comprises what was probably part of the Outlook Tower library, although some books may have been in Patrick Geddes' private collection. Subjects covered are:

Agriculture, Husbandry, Gardens (1-21)
Architecture (22-42A)
Art (43-55)
Astronomy and Cosmography (56-75)
Biology, Botany and Zoology (76-108)
Education (109-113)
Exhibitions (114)
Geography (115-128)
Geology and Mineralogy (129-135)
History and Chronology (136-187)
Literature (188-196)
Music (197)
Planning, Housing, Public Health etc. (198-230)
Printing (231)
Religion and Philosophy (232-241)
Science (Applied and Theoretical) Including Mathematics, Mechanics, Navigation etc. (242-291)
Social Sciences including Sociology, Political Economy, Politics, Social Studies (312-317)
Travel and Topography (318-341)
Government Papers (342-349)
General Reference Works (350-354)
Miscellanea (355-361)

Robertson collection

  • GB 249 SC Robertson
  • Collection
  • 1678 to date

Collection of material on the history and description of Glasgow, industrial archaeology in the West of Scotland, Scottish topography and travel history. Also includes a collection of ephemera, notes and articles.

Robertson, John, 1912-1990, local government officer and researcher

Topography

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.