Goodchild, John J W

Key Information

Type of entity


Authorized form of name

Goodchild, John J W

Parallel form(s) of name

Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Other form(s) of name

  • Goodchild, Jimmy

Identifiers for corporate bodies

Description area

Dates of existence

fl c1950s-1980s


Dip.Ind. Design (London), A.S.I.A.D. Jimmy Goodchild studied at the Central School in London after WW2 and was taught by Douglas Scott who had worked for Raymond Loewy, a founding father of the discipline (in the USA). Goodchild worked at The Glasgow School of Art from the 1950s to the 1980s. He was Assistant: Design & Crafts (Industrial Design) 1950/51; Lecturer: Design (Product Design) 1978/79; Visiting Lecturer: First Year Studies 1980-82. Goodchild, who had a long association with the Industrial and Product Design departments, retired in 1982. It’s understood that the Industrial Design course began with Goodchild’s appointment in 1950. He taught GSA Director Dugald Cameron.


Legal status

Functions, occupations and activities

Mandates/sources of authority

Internal structures/genealogy

General context

Relationships area

Access points area


Place access points


Control area

Authority record identifier


Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used


Level of detail

Processing information




Maintenance notes

  • Clipboard

  • Export

  • EAC

Related subjects

Related places