Thomas Sharp papers 1932-1984
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Correspondence to Lewis and Sophia Mumford from William Holford and his wife, Marjorie Holford. From the description of Letters, 1953-1975, to Lewis and Sophia Mumford. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155869599 ...
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John Betjeman was a poet, journalist, free-lance writer, architectural commentator, broadcaster, and television personality who was popular in England in the 1960s and 1970s and was active in the campaigning for the preservation of churches, buildings and landscape. He was knighted in 1969 and became poet laureate in 1972. During his time at Oxford University, Betjeman's active social life included writers such as Evelyn Waugh, Bryan Guiness, Graham Greene, and W.H. Auden. He married Penelope Ch...
Thomas Sharp was a key figure in town planning in the mid-twentieth century. The concepts he developed in his writings and plans have been of enduring significance and influence on thinking about planning and design for both practitioners and academics in the UK and beyond. He was a major influence on the development of ideas of townscape and the significance of his thinking on historic cities stands comparison with, for example, Camillo Sitte. The mid-twentieth century ...