Correspondence of Patrick Geddes with Lewis Mumford. Edit

Summary

Component Unique Identifier
MS.10575
Level of Description
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Dates

  • 1915-1932, undated. (Creation)

Extents

  • 334 Leaves (Whole)

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Notes

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Scope and Contents

    Included are several letters of Lewis Mumford to Frank Mears and Victor Branford. The correspondence deals principally with Mumford's early work, particularly between the years 1922 and 1929. Enclosed with a letter of 1922 (folio 29) is an outline of his book ‘The story of utopias. There is also a typescript of an essay entitled 'Graphics' (folio 68). In later letters he discusses his books ‘Sticks and stones’ and ‘Herman Melville’.

  • Bibliography

    Mumford, Lewis. - 'Graphics' (1923); - ‘Herman Melville’ (London, 1929); - ‘Sticks and stones’ (New York, 1924); - ‘The story of utopias (London, 1923).

  • Arrangement

    177 folios.

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