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Geddes, Alasdair, 1891-1917 (geographer and sociologist)

 Person

Found in 100 Collections and/or Records:

Abbey Strand, Canon gate, c 1890-c 1910

 Item — Box: Box 1 of 7
Identifier: Coll-1167/B/26/6/1
Scope and Contents In 1988, this building housed Holyrood Palace Shop and Tearoom. Handwritten title by Alasdair Geddes.
Dates: c 1890-c 1910

Ann Street, east side, c 1890-c 1910

 Item — Box: Box 2 of 7
Identifier: Coll-1167/B/26/15/2
Scope and Contents Note that the usual spelling is Ann Street. Handwritten title by Alasdair Geddes. A print of this glass plate negative was exhibited in the "Strata of Edinburgh: Best of the New Town" section of Geddes' replacement "Cities and Town Planning Exihibition." See Coll-1167/B/18.
Dates: c 1890-c 1910

Area Garden, St. Andrew Square, c 1890-c 1910

 Item — Box: Box 2 of 7
Identifier: Coll-1167/B/26/14/1
Scope and Contents Area Garden, St. Andrew's Square. The images in this section show how, in Geddes' estimation, dull basement areas may be improved by plants. This is not simply a statement of the obvious fact, it is a manifestation of an ecological and "green" culture, as a botanist and town planner. Handwritten title by Alasdair Geddes. A print from this glass plate negative was included in the "Open Spaces as Gardens and Playgrounds" section of Geddes' replacement "Cities and Town Planning Exibition". See...
Dates: c 1890-c 1910

Area Garden, St. Andrew Square, c 1890-c 1910

 Item — Box: Box 2 of 7
Identifier: Coll-1167/B/26/14/2
Scope and Contents As per Coll-1167/B/26/14/1. Area Garden, St. Andrew's Square. The photographs in this section show how, in Geddes' estimation, dull basement areas may be improved by plants. This is not simply a statement of the obvious fact, it is a manifestation of an ecological and "green" culture, as a botanist and town planner. Handwritten title by Alasdair Geddes.
Dates: c 1890-c 1910

Area Garden, St. Andrew Square, c 1890-c 1910

 Item — Box: Box 2 of 7
Identifier: Coll-1167/B/26/14/3
Scope and Contents As per Coll-1167/B/26/14/1. Area Garden, St. Andrew's Square. The photographs in this section show how, in Geddes' estimation, dull basement areas may be improved by plants. This is not simply a statement of the obvious fact, it is a manifestation of an ecological and "green" culture, as a botanist and town planner. Handwritten title by Alasdair Geddes. A print from this glass plate negative was included in the "Open Spaces as Gardens and Playgrounds" section of Geddes' replacement "Cities and...
Dates: c 1890-c 1910

Area Garden, St. Andrew Square, c 1890-c 1910

 Item — Box: Box 5 of 7
Identifier: Coll-1167/B/26/14/4
Scope and Contents As per Coll-1167/B/26/14/1. Area Garden, St. Andrew's Square. The photographs in this section show how, in Geddes' estimation, dull basement areas may be improved by plants. This is not simply a statement of the obvious fact, it is a manifestation of an ecological and "green" culture, as a botanist and town planner. Handwritten title by Alasdair Geddes. A print from this glass plate negative was included in the "Open Spaces as Gardens and Playgrounds" section of Geddes' replacement "Cities and...
Dates: c 1890-c 1910

Arthur's Seat, c 1890-c 1910

 sub-sub-series — Box: Box 3 of 7
Identifier: Coll-1167/B/26/21
Scope and Contents 4 Glass plate negatives showing a variety of scenes within the Arthur's Seat area of Edinburgh, which form part of Patrick Geddes' photographic survey of Edinburgh.
Dates: c 1890-c 1910

Back of Abbey Sanctuary, c 1890-c 1910

 Item — Box: Box 1 of 7
Identifier: Coll-1167/B/26/6/4
Scope and Contents Another photograph of potential garden ground, which also shows a coat hanging up. Was this a custom of the photographer when photographing sites of Geddes' garden schemes? Handwritten title by Alasdair Geddes. A print from this glass plate negative was included in the "Open Spaces as Gardens and Playgrounds" section of Geddes' replacement "Cities and Town Planning Exibition". See Coll-1167/B/24.
Dates: c 1890-c 1910

Braidburn Terrace, c 1890-c 1910

 Item — Box: Box 3 of 7
Identifier: Coll-1167/B/26/22/11
Scope and Contents When this photograph was taken, this street, which now (1998) runs between Hermitage Drive and Greenbank Crescent, must have been virtually in the country, with no building to the south, and very little in the surrounding area. Handwritten title by Alasdair Geddes.
Dates: c 1890-c 1910

Bristo, c 1890-c 1910

 sub-sub-series — Box: Box 2 of 7
Identifier: Coll-1167/B/26/17
Scope and Contents 7 glass plate negatives relating to the Bristo Street area of Edinburgh
Dates: c 1890-c 1910