Collection MS 79 - Mrs Barbara S. Martin: Patrick Geddes Memorabilia

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MS 79


Mrs Barbara S. Martin: Patrick Geddes Memorabilia


  • 1854-1982 (Creation)

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1 folder (0.01 linear metres).

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Biographical history

Mrs Martin [née Marr] was born in Soissons, France, in 1927. Her father, Thomas R Marr, had been first a student of Patrick Geddes at University College Dundee, and subsequently a lecturer in the Department of Botany there. He worked with Geddes in Edinburgh and Paris and was invited by him to join the staff of the Collége des 201cossais at Montpellier in late 1929. The family were close friends of the Geddeses and Mrs Martin can remember Patrick Geddes from her early childhood. He died when she was five years old.

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Photocopies of papers, photographs and newspaper cuttings in Mrs Martin's possession relating to Patrick Geddes and his influence on her family 1854-1982.



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Usually chronological within series.

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Open for consultation subject to preservation requirements. Access must also conform to the restrictions of the Data Protection Act (2018), General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR, 2018) and any other relevant legislation or restrictions. Clinical information is closed for 100 years.

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Reproduction is available subject to preservation requirements. Charges may be made for this service, and copyright and other restrictions may apply; please check with the Duty Archivist.

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MS 79

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Description compiled in line with the following standards: International Council on Archives, ISAD(G) General International Standard Archival Description; International Council on Archives, ISAAR(CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons, and Families; National Council on Archives, Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997



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  • English
  • French



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