Folder GSAA/DIR/12/1/12 - Correspondence of D P Bliss

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Correspondence of D P Bliss


  • 1956 (Creation)

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41 folders

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Correspondence of Douglas Percy Bliss, 1956. Includes correspondence with: the Associated Examining Board; correspondence with the Arts Council of Great Britain; correspondence with other Principals of Art Schools in Scotland and staff; Sam Black, Jordanhill Training College, about an Honours Art qualification; Edward Bawden about a recommendation for a position at the Art School; Freeman Bass, about the formation of a William Morris Society; G K Beaulah, about the Glasgow School of Art Coat of Arms; Duncan R Currie, a report of his travels in Scandinavian countries; Emilio Coia, about a Glasgow Art Ball; correspondence with the Corporation of Glasgow; correspondence with The Cotton Board; the Dante Alighieri Society; correspondence with the Design Research Unit; correspondence about the Diploma Show; the Educational Institute of Scotland, Central Art Committee, about the Art Section and the qualifications of teachers; Miss Kathleen Forrest, about her travels in Italy and Spain; correspondence with the Glasgow Institute of Architects; correspondence with the Governors of the School; Elizabeth P Hamilton, about her travels in Holland; James S Hooper about his travels in Italy; correspondence about the Hospitalfield Trust; correspondence with Anthony Hunt; Miss Jean Irwin, about the lectures she delivered to 3rd year students; correspondence about Leverhulme Research Awards; Mitchells, Johnston & Co, about the Bellahouston Bequest Fund; Miss Elizabeth B Mitchell, from the Town and Country Planning Association, about the projected Stow College building; Letter to the Occupier of the House, Southpark Avenue, asking if the house owner would let a student into the house to view some of their Mackintosh furniture; Isabel Macintosh, about an article on Cosimo Rosselli written by Bliss for Scottish Art Review; Mrs McKenzie-Anderson, the Tree Lovers Society; correspondence with George Middlemass, the Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts; correspondence about the Needlework Development Scheme; correspondence with Pei Tze-Sheng, the Exhibition Delegation of the People's Republic of China, about a display at Wylie & Lochhead Ltd; Nikolaus Pevsner, about a Mackintosh Tea Room; Permits for the use of School property; private correspondence; the Scottish Union of Students, about a proposed Soviet student delegation; correspondence with the Scottish Education Department; Hugh Scrutton about his visit to Glasgow; correspondence with the SRC; correspondence with School Staff; the National Association for the prevention of Tuberculosis, about a poster competition; correspondence with the Victoria & Albert Museum; William Young about a bronze figurine a student was casting fo him. Folders as follows: DIR/12/1/12/1: Correspondence, 'A', 1956 DIR/12/1/12/2: 'Arts Council of Great Britain', 1956 DIR/12/1/12/3: 'Art School Principals', 1956 DIR/12/1/12/4: Correspondence, 'B', 1956 DIR/12/1/12/5: Correspondence, 'C', 1956 DIR/12/1/12/6: 'Corporation of Glasgow', 1956 DIR/12/1/12/7: 'Cotton, The Board', 1956 DIR/12/1/12/8: Correspondence, 'D', 1956 DIR/12/1/12/9: 'Dante Alighieri Society', 1956 DIR/12/1/12/10: 'Design Research Unit', 1956 DIR/12/1/12/11: 'Diploma Show', 1956 DIR/12/1/12/12: Correspondence, 'E', 1956 DIR/12/1/12/13: Correspondence, 'F', 1956 DIR/12/1/12/14: Correspondence, 'G', 1956 DIR/12/1/12/15: 'Glasgow Institute of Architects', 1956 DIR/12/1/12/16: 'Governors', 1956 DIR/12/1/12/17: Correspondence, 'H', 1956 DIR/12/1/12/18: 'Hospitalfield Trust', 1956 DIR/12/1/12/19: 'Hunt, Anthony', 1956 DIR/12/1/12/20: Correspondence, 'I - J', 1956 DIR/12/1/12/21: Correspondence, 'K', 1956 DIR/12/1/12/22: Correspondence, 'L', 1956 DIR/12/1/12/23: Correspondence, 'M', 1956 DIR/12/1/12/24: Correspondence, 'Mc', 1956 DIR/12/1/12/25: 'Middlemas, George', 1956 DIR/12/1/12/26: Correspondence, 'N', 1956 DIR/12/1/12/27: Correspondence, 'O', 1956 DIR/12/1/12/28: Correspondence, 'P - Q', 1956 DIR/12/1/12/29: 'Permits', 1956 DIR/12/1/12/30: 'Private correspondence', 1956 DIR/12/1/12/31: Correspondence, 'R', 1956 DIR/12/1/12/32: Correspondence, 'S', 1956 DIR/12/1/12/33: 'Scottish Education Department', 1956 DIR/12/1/12/34: 'Scrutton, Hugh', 1956 DIR/12/1/12/35: 'SRC', 1956 DIR/12/1/12/36: 'Staff', 1956 DIR/12/1/12/37: Correspondence, 'T', 1956 DIR/12/1/12/38: 'Victoria & Albert Museum', 1956 DIR/12/1/12/39: Correspondence, 'W - X', 1956 DIR/12/1/12/40: Correspondence, 'Y', 1956 DIR/12/1/12/41: Correspondence, 'Z', 1956

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