Folder GSAA/DIR/12/1/16 - Correspondence of D P Bliss

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Correspondence of D P Bliss


  • 1960-1961 (Creation)

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41 folders

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Correspondence of Douglas Percy Bliss, 1960-1961. Includes correspondence with: the Arts Council of Great Britain, about lectures; James Anderson & Co, about the retirement of Mr Whitaker; correspondence with other Principals of the main 4 Art Colleges in Scotland and Technical Institutes; correspondence with Art Colleges and Departments other than the Scottish 4; the Business Archives Council of Scotland about an exhibition of business archives; Miss Jean Brodie, about Bliss delivering a lecture to the Glasgow Association of University Women; Blackie & Son Ltd, about pamphlets from the Society of Industrial Artists; the BBC, about an exhibition of original drawings for "The Radio Times"; correspondence about the Bellahouston Bequest Fund; correspondence about the carpet for Glasgow Cathedral; correspondence with the Corporation of Glasgow; correspondence with the Council of Industrial Design; correspondence about the Dante Alighieri Society; the Danish Institute about a student visit; Mrs Lucienne Day about being an external assessor; correspondence with the Franco Scottish Society; the Glasgow Institute of Architects, about the new Department of Architecture; Glasgow Civic Art Association, about Exhibitions; Glasgow Buildings Guardian Committee; correspondence about Ghana school of Technology; correspondence with the School Governors; correspondence about Hospitalfield; Sir Hector Hetherington, University of Glasgow, about the BSc in Architecture; the Italian Consul, about the Dante Alighieri Society; correspondence with Jordanhill College of Education; correspondence about an Industrial Design Exhibition; Mr Kay-Larsen, about the Danish Institute; correspondence with Keppie, Henderson & Partners; correspondence with the Lady Artist's Club; the London School of Printing, Bliss asking if he can visit; correspondence about the Leverhulme Research Awards; correspondence about London visits; the Museum of Modern Art, New York, about their Art Nouveau Exhibition; the William Morris Society; McCorquodale Printers, about printing Bliss' Christmas Card for the year; correspondence about a C R Mackintosh Exhibition in 1961; correspondence with 'Mostra Della Moda' about a Mackintosh furniture exhibition in Turin; correspondence about the Needlework Development Scheme; the National Book League, about an exhibition that the Art School will house; Eli Prins, about lecturing at the School; Miss Eliosa Paganelli, about an Italian translation for a passage about Mackintosh; the Pollok House Society of Glasgow; Permits; personal correspondence of Bliss; the Royal Scottish Academy, Joan Eardley, about her acting as the Assessor of the RSA; Rowan & Boden Ltd, about a Design Competition; Lady Rosebery about a Prize she would like to endow; correspondence about the St Mungo Prize; the Scottish National Portrait Gallery about a reproduction of a photograph of Charles Rennie Mackintosh; The Scottish Field magazine, about images of Mackintosh; Mrs Mary Sturrock, about Mackintosh exhibitions; Rafael Squirru, Director of the Museum of Modern Art, Buenos Aires, about his visiting the Art School to deliver a lecture; the Scottish Art Teachers' Association; correspondence with the Scottish Education Department; correspondence with the School Secretary, Mr Black; correspondence with School Staff; correspondence with current and prospective students; the University of Glasgow, about a Turin Exhibition and the BSc in Architecture; correspondence with the Victoria & Albert Museum; the Wedgwood Museum, about Portland Vases; the Workers' Educational Association, about tutoring Art Classes for the association; Crissie White, about her award of an Embroidery Prize. Folders as follows: DIR/12/1/16/1: Correspondence, 'A', 1960-1961 DIR/12/1/16/2: 'Art Colleges, the 4 Scottish', 1960-1961 DIR/12/1/16/3: 'Art Colleges, excluding the 4 Scottish', 1960-1961 DIR/12/1/16/4: Correspondence, 'B', 1960-1961 DIR/12/1/16/5: 'The British Council', 1960-1961 DIR/12/1/16/6: Correspondence, 'C', 1960-1961 DIR/12/1/16/7: 'Council of Industrial Design', 1960-1961 DIR/12/1/16/8: Correspondence, 'D', 1960-1961 DIR/12/1/16/9: Correspondence, 'E', 1960-1961 DIR/12/1/16/10: Correspondence, 'F', 1960-1961 DIR/12/1/16/11: Correspondence, 'G', 1960-1961 DIR/12/1/16/12: 'Ghana', 1960-1961 DIR/12/1/16/13: 'Governors', 1960-1961 DIR/12/1/16/14: Correspondence, 'H', 1960-1961 DIR/12/1/16/15: Correspondence, 'I - J', 1960-1961 DIR/12/1/16/16: 'Industrial Design Exhibition', 1960-1961 DIR/12/1/16/17: Correspondence, 'K', 1960-1961 DIR/12/1/16/18: 'Keppie, Henderson & Partners', 1960-1961 DIR/12/1/16/19: Correspondence, 'L', 1960-1961 DIR/12/1/16/20: 'London Visits', 1960-1961 DIR/12/1/16/21: Correspondence, 'M', 1960-1961 DIR/12/1/16/22: Correspondence, 'Mc', 1960-1961 DIR/12/1/16/23: 'Mackintosh, C R', 1960-1961 DIR/12/1/16/24: 'Mostra Della Moda', 1960-1961 DIR/12/1/16/25: Correspondence, 'N', 1960-1961 DIR/12/1/16/26: Correspondence, 'O', 1960-1961 DIR/12/1/16/27: Correspondence, 'P', 1960-1961 DIR/12/1/16/28: 'Permits', 1960-1961 DIR/12/1/16/29: 'Personal', 1960-1961 DIR/12/1/16/30: Correspondence, 'R', 1960-1961 DIR/12/1/16/31: Correspondence, 'S', 1960-1961 DIR/12/1/16/32: 'Scottish Education Department', 1960-1961 DIR/12/1/16/33: 'Secretary', 1960-1961 DIR/12/1/16/34: 'Staff', 1960-1961 DIR/12/1/16/35: 'Students', 1960-1961 DIR/12/1/16/36: 'Students- prospective', 1960-1961 DIR/12/1/16/37: Correspondence, 'T', 1960-1961 DIR/12/1/16/38: Correspondence, 'U', 1960-1961 DIR/12/1/16/39: Correspondence, 'V', 1960-1961 DIR/12/1/16/40: Correspondence, 'W', 1960-1961 DIR/12/1/16/41: Correspondence, 'Y - Z', 1960-1961

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