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Typsecript verse concerning Sir Patrick Geddes by Dr Arthur Geddes with related notes; printed `Brief Guide to the Scotland Room, The Outlook Tower, Castlehill, Edinburgh`, undated; annotated typescript of `Patrick Geddes as a sociologist` by Dr Arthur Geddes; offprints of four published articles on Patrick Geddes.

Identifier: Acc.13661

Scope and Contents

i). Two typescript drafts, 1946, undated, of `Olympus and a Mortal Spirit : sonnet to a servant of the Gods, in memory and pressage ; (1854-1932), Patrick Geddes` , by Arthur Geddes, with incomplete comments on the sonnet and Patrick Geddes by Arthur Geddes.

ii). Printed `Brief Guide to the Scotland Room, The Outlook Tower, Castlehill, Edinburgh`, undated, with annotations by Arthur Geddes.

iii). Typescript, undated, of `Patrick Geddes as Sociologist`, a lecture given by Arthur Geddes to the Outlook Tower Sociological Group, Edinburgh, 1933. With notes by Jean Geddes and Claire Geddes.

iv). Off-prints of articles:

Arthur Geddes, `Patrick Geddes as Sociologist` , Patrick Geddes, `The Temple Cities` and Philip L. Boardman, `Patrick Geddes and his many worlds`, from from `The Outlook Tower: esays in urbanisation in memory of Patrick Geddes`, edited by J V Ferreira and S S Jha, Bombay, 1969.

Arthur Geddes, `Two Friends: Rabindranath Tagore and Patrick Geddes` from the Annual of Architecture, Sturcture and Townplanning, 1961.


  • Creation: 1946-2015, undated

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Presented by Mrs Claire Geddes.18 August 2015

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