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Patrick Geddes papers Marr, Thomas R., fl. 1900s, Warden of Manchester University Settlement
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Letter from T.R. Marr to Patrick Geddes

Business relating to Paris International Assembly (1900). Marr is travelling to Paris to deal with accommodation and administrative arrangements. Enquires whether [Edward] McGegan has obtained 'journals from Williams & Norgate' with ...

Marr, Thomas R., fl. 1900s, Warden of Manchester University Settlement

Letter from T[homas] R. Marr to [ ]

1. Letter from T[homas] R. Marr to [ ].Work of the students at [ ] and the need to emulate this at the Outlook Tower. The need for bibliographies. Mention of the Women's Club Information Bureau. Incomplete.2. Notes by Patrick Geddes found wit...

Marr, Thomas R., fl. 1900s, Warden of Manchester University Settlement

Letter from T[homas] R. Marr, Manchester to the Rev. J. Kelman

Asks to be enrolled as a member of a new 'Synthetical Association' and suggests Patrick Geddes as president. Discusses the 'Edinburgh influence' on the growing insistence on the need for co-ordination and co-operation; describe...

Marr, Thomas R., fl. 1900s, Warden of Manchester University Settlement

Letter from Thomas R. Marr (as Secretary, Citizens Committee for the Improvement of the Unwholesome Dwellings and Surroundings of the People), Manchester, to Patrick Geddes

Advises against arranging a Summer Meeting due to lack of time for adequate organisation. Reference to Patrick Geddes's dispute after Glasgow Exposition with Lawrie Brown and Co. Marr refers to 'the Cuthbertson agreement'. Reference...

Marr, Thomas R., fl. 1900s, Warden of Manchester University Settlement

Letter from Thomas R. Marr, London, to Patrick Geddes

Reference to International Syndicate and its arrangements; to growing popularity of the Current Events Clubs and the possibility of promoting the Tower Classification; to Patrick Geddes's Scheme of 'an Outlook Tower bookcase'. Marr ...

Marr, Thomas R., fl. 1900s, Warden of Manchester University Settlement

Letter from Thomas R. Marr, London, to Patrick Geddes

With reference to practical and administrative arrangements for Paris Exposition. Marr lists necessary tasks to be carried out in London and Paris. Stresses necessity of 'draft prospectus' being finished. Reference to 'The British a...

Marr, Thomas R., fl. 1900s, Warden of Manchester University Settlement

Letter from Thomas R. Marr, Manchester, to Patrick Geddes

Details of Marr's work. Reference to 'Co-op International Alliance, and important "Garden City" conference'. Mention of [Stanley] 'McCormick's things' about which Marr promises to dictate letter. Reference t...

Marr, Thomas R., fl. 1900s, Warden of Manchester University Settlement

Letter from Thomas R. Marr, Manchester, to Patrick Geddes

Basic theory of City Improvement with particular reference to the 'Cult of the Beautiful' conference and its mainstays, the 'Beautiful Oldham' and 'Beautiful Warrington' Societies. Marr's reaction to Geddes'...

Marr, Thomas R., fl. 1900s, Warden of Manchester University Settlement

Letter from Thomas R. Marr, Manchester, to Patrick Geddes

With reference to Edmund Wilson, 'prime mover in the foundation of the Leeds Industrial Dwellings Co. Ltd.' Marr gives details of aims of Company and asks for a published account of Town and Gown Association operations as he feels that t...

Marr, Thomas R., fl. 1900s, Warden of Manchester University Settlement

Letter from Thomas R. Marr, Manchester, to Patrick Geddes

Reference to Ben Nevis [Observatory] and Andrew Herbertson and [ ] Smith. Marr's recent appointment as Warden of University Settlement, Manchester. Mention of his desire to work in Civics.

Marr, Thomas R., fl. 1900s, Warden of Manchester University Settlement

Letter from Thomas R. Marr, Manchester, to Patrick Geddes

Suggests possible activities for Geddes, e.g. lecturing on Sociology, regular journalistic work, weekly column in the 'interpretation of current events'. References to W.A.S. [Hewins] of L[ondon] S[chool of] E[conomics], [ ] Lehmann; Geo...

Marr, Thomas R., fl. 1900s, Warden of Manchester University Settlement

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