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Urban History

Subject Source: Local sources
Scope Note: Created For = PJM

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Early nineteenth-century manuscript notes kept by a hospital doctor, [c 1818-1820]

Identifier: Coll-1848/23-0184
Scope and Contents This is a doctor's manuscript casebook, recording his practice among the urban poor in the South East District of an unidentified city (probably Glasgow).In an "Introduction", the author explains that he began recording cases "at the time Typhus Fever was so prevalent in this town and neighbourhood" (the name of the town is not given, but it is probably in Scotland given the recurrence of names such as "Baird", "Stirling", "McLachlan" and "McFadyen"). He continues that his notes...
Dates: [c 1818-1820]

General papers: photographs of Stepney / Poplar, 1940-1961

Identifier: PJM/LCC/E/2.1.4
Scope and Contents Photographs of London County Council Comprehensive development Area no 2: Stepney / Poplar: east end 1940s, (1940s) east end after reconstruction, (c1955-1961) aerial views, (1937-1951) basic house layouts, (1956) London County Council Housing Department visit, (c1958) historic map of the area, (1950s) ...
Dates: 1940-1961

Photographs of Stepney / Poplar: historic map of the area, 1950s

Identifier: PJM/LCC/E/2.1.4f
Scope and Contents

Black and white photographic print (17cm x 24cm) showing the eastern sheet of "Cassell's Map of London" c1865. This is accompanied by a large format black and white negative of the same map (12cm x 17cm) and a note by Percy Johnson-Marshall concerning the state of development in Stepney / Poplar at that date.

Dates: 1950s

Toronto Facts, Canda, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/2496
Scope and Contents

Description of facts about Toronto, Ontario, Canada in 1920.

Dates: 1870s-1930s

University of Edinburgh development: collected associated material, 1964-1977

Identifier: PJM/PJMA/EUD/H
Scope and Contents

University of Edinburgh development: collected associated material consists of:

  1. Edinburgh City Council reports, (1964-1974)
  2. press clippings and media articles, (1965-1976)
  3. miscellaneous historical guides to the university area, ( 1971-1977)
Dates: 1964-1977

University of Edinburgh development: collected associated material: miscellaneous historical guides to the university area, 1971-1977

Identifier: PJM/PJMA/EUD/H/3
Scope and Contents

A file of manuscript and published pamphlets and leaflets giving architectural historical guides to Edinburgh, and in particular the area occupied by the University of Edinburgh. There are also programmes for exhibitions which focused on the history of the city.

Dates: 1971-1977

University of Edinburgh: teaching duties, 1959-1988

Identifier: PJM/EUT
Scope and Contents Papers relating to Percy Johnson-Marshall's teaching duties at the University of Edinburgh consists of: Chair of Urban Design and Regional Planning - personal letters of congratulation on Percy Johnson-Marshall's appointment, 1964 applications for the Robert Adam Chair of Architecture, 1968 Faculty of Social Science - reports and minutes, and papers relating to a...
Dates: 1959-1988