Welcome to the catalogue of The Glasgow School of Art's Archives and Collections

The Glasgow School of Art’s archives and collections are vast and wide-ranging. They include records and artefacts which relate to the School’s activities since its foundation in 1845. The archives comprise of GSA’s institutional records, and a number of collections deposited by former staff, students and related organisations. The collections include examples of art, design and architectural work by GSA alumni and former staff, including a large number of items by Charles Rennie Mackintosh.

Our catalogue includes descriptions and some images of the material in our holdings. We are continuing to add more and more images all the time. You can conduct a free text search using the search box at the top right of the page. You can also click on this box to reveal the option to run an advanced search. For hints and tips on how to use the catalogue watch the video below or see our Catalogue Help page or Catalogue FAQs.

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