Item 1113 - Letter from John Ross, London, to Patrick Geddes

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GB 249 T-GED/9/1113


Letter from John Ross, London, to Patrick Geddes


  • 27 September 1912 (Creation)

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With further reference to financial and accommodation details of various properties in London. Ross believes that Patrick Geddes 'will have to be very careful about launching the Masque of Learning here' due to difficulties in making things known in the city without vast funding. Mention of J. Martin White and [ ] Brady. Reference to the state of Geddes's finances. Ross also suggests that 'synthetic ideas' of Patrick Geddes's should be expressed in concrete symbols and 'not by Diagrams on plane surfaces'.

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  • English

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