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Paris, France

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Comparative plans of Paris, London, Moscow and Berlin, 1903-1906

 Item — Openshelf 5.21/PC6/1: Series Coll-1167/A
Identifier: Coll-1167/A/7/46
Scope and Contents

Three sets of plans and diagrams. All from Hénard, "Etudes sur les Transformations de Paris," 1903 and 1906. All areas represented are identical to the city boundary of Paris. The second row are developed from 'La circulation dans les villes modernes, L'automobilime et les voies rayonnantes de Paris'; the third row concerns parks and gardens and are developed from 'Les grandes spaces libres, les parcs, et les jardins de Paris et de Londres'.

Dates: 1903-1906

'Mechanism and function of enzyme adaptation in cell metabolism', 1952

Identifier: Coll-1586/F/1/F.10
Scope and Content

The material consists of manuscript notes paginated 1-5 and a manuscript list of French phrases, relating to a lecture 'Mechanism and function of enzyme adaptation in cell metabolism' by Martin Rivers Pollock, given in Paris, France, February 1952.

Dates: 1952

Notebook No.13, 24 July 1828-23 August 1828

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 1: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/13
Scope and Contents This brown leather notebook is written in daily entries with full page detailed sketches, and contains notes on geology of Montpellier and Nice, reflections on geological processes and the extension of Rhone delta. On pp.76-78 Lyell writes an analogy between history and geology; p.79 is titled "One state of Nature dependant on another". Front plate: No 6, France, Montpelier, to Grosail. July 24th to Aug 23rd 1828. Written in pencil and ink. ...
Dates: 24 July 1828-23 August 1828

Notebook No.23, 9 February 1829-9 February 1829

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 1: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/23
Scope and Contents This notebook, of brown leather, covers Lyell's trip from Geneva to Paris. Clearly kept while traveling, Lyell's writing orientation changes frequently, ink blotches occasionally obscure text, and illustrations are sketched amongst observations. Contents include essays on Cosmogony, 'Duration of Species', 'Uniformity', role of a historical sketch, 'Creation of Species', 'Christianity & Science'. The following table of contents is...
Dates: 9 February 1829-9 February 1829

Notebook No.57, 29 July 1834- July 1835

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 3: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/57
Scope and Contents This black leather notebook contains Lyells notes, with citations, on Deshayes' book 'Description des coquilles fossiles des environs de Paris'. The notebook also contains notes on Kinnordy, London, and Paris. Addresses of correspondents are throughout the notebook and referenced in Lyell's Own Index. The index is pasted to the back cover, and the front cover reads "No 57, July 1834 to July 1835, Kinnordy, London, Paris". The following...
Dates: 29 July 1834- July 1835

Paris: birds eye view from the north of Isle de la Cite, c 1914

 Item — Openshelf 5.21/PC6/1: Series Coll-1167/A
Identifier: Coll-1167/A/6/8
Scope and Contents

Bird's eye view of Paris from the North. Depicts a possible scheme that was never implemented. Cartouche on bottom left hand side with Geddesian diagram. Signature illegible on bottom right hand side. Text written in blue chalk reads "Paris Sociological Interpretation". Appears in Geddes' Cities and Town Planning Exhibition, exhibit number 674.

Dates: c 1914

Paris: maps and commentary, 1908

Identifier: Coll-1167/A/6/3
Scope and Contents

Set of 6 covers of old maps of Paris, some with introductory commentaries. Reproduced by bookseller Louis-Alphonse Tauride (1825-1859 in 1908. Text reads "Paris, note developments, recent and proposed. Paris on the whole has been the most influential exemplar, especially in modern and recent times."

Dates: 1908

Paris: Notice sur le plan de Mathieu Merian, 1615, 1851

Identifier: Coll-1167/A/6/2
Scope and Contents

Likely to be a reproduction print of Merian's map of Paris, which was created in 1615 and shows a bird's eye view of Paris looking from West to East. The printed legacy catalogue details Alfred Bernadot but this is likely to be incorrect and the correct name should read Alfred Bonnardot (1808-1884), who published on the medieval architecture of Paris in 'Etudes archeologiques sur les anciens plans de Paris' in 1851.

Dates: 1851

Paris: panorama frieze, 1914

Identifier: Coll-1167/A/6/7
Scope and Contents

Frieze Panorama showing bird's eye view of Paris. Ink, chalk and colour wash. The Cartouche Arms of Paris are detailed. Specially drawn for the Architects War Committee Scheme to replace an important lost item from Patrick Geddes' original Cities and Town Planning Exhibition.

Dates: 1914

Paris: photographic reproduction of part of a plan, 1870

Identifier: Coll-1167/A/6/6
Scope and Contents

Photograph of part of a plan showing Paris in 1870. Hand coloured. River Seine coloured in blue. Appears in Cities Exhibition under Napoleon III, when radiating avenues were driven through the slums of Paris after the style of the Royal hunting rides at Versailles and the Bois de Boulogne. (Haussmann).

Dates: 1870