New Towns collection

Scope and Content

Collection of around 500 items relating to new towns in Britain and internationally. The material mostly dates from the 1920s until the present and includes reports, town plans and planning proposals, and maps. The collection also includes archival material relating to new towns in Scotland, with particular emphasis on Livingston.

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Acquisition Information

Donated by I-Document Systems in 2002.

Other Finding Aids

The books in this collection are catalogued on SUPrimo the University of Strathclyde Library's integrated search service.
"Search "MLSPNT" to find a full list of titles in the New Towns collection":

Archivist's Note

Created by Carol Stewart, July 2017.

Custodial History

The material was assembled by the former Planning Exchange in order to build a comprehensive database on the development of the UK new towns and to carry out research projects.

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