- 1909-1912 (Creation)
Level of description
2 Cubic Feet
Content and Structure
Scope and content
The papers listed here are the records of three private commissions undertaken by James Fulton between 1909 and 1912, while he was resident in London. The papers include correspondence with the clients, builders and tradesmen. There are rough plans only for the house for F. Hall Gibson, who appears to have been a friend of Fulton's family.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
This material has been appraised in line with Glasgow School of Art Archives and Collections standard procedures.
System of arrangement
The material is arranged into three subfonds:
17/1: Papers relating to the construction of a house at Kilmaurs, Ayrshire, Scotland, for Mr and Mrs David Boyd, 1909-1912
17/2: Papers relating to additions and alterations of a house in Ganwick, Barnet, London for Mr W. H. Rowley
17/3: Papers relating to the construction of a house at Gerrard's Cross, Buckinghamshire, England for Mr Frank Hall Gibson
Name of creator
James Black Fulton (1875-1922) was born in Fenwick, Kilmarnock, Scotland, in 1875. He studied at Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, Scotland, from 1892-1898, where he was successful in competitions and as a brilliant draughtsman was awarded both the Tite Prize and the Soane Medallion. He was noted for his watercolours of Venice, Italy, and Istanbul, Turkey, and is represented in Glasgow Art Galleries and Museums. Fulton worked as an architect in London and taught at LCC and in Brixton, London before returning to Glasgow School of Architecture, part of the Glasgow School of Art, as its Director in 1920. He died prematurely on 11 April 1922.
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Script of material
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Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
No known copies.
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People and Organisations
- The Glasgow School of Art (Subject)
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Level of detail
- Fonds level description compiled by Adele Ashley-Smith, Archivist, 2000-2001.
- Updated by David Powell, Hub Project Archivist, 17 September 2001.
- Updated by David Powell, Hub Project Archivist, 14 May 2002.
- Fonds level descriptions imported from the Archives Hub 24 August 2006.
- Archives Hub description updated by Carrie Skinner, Logjam Project Officer, September 2011
- Catalogue imported into Archon software and edited by Michelle Kaye, Archon Project Officer, May 2014.
- Catalogue exported from Archon and imported into AtoM during system migration, 2018-2019.
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