Folder GSAA/DIR/12/1/9 - Correspondence of D P Bliss

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Correspondence of D P Bliss


  • 1953 (Creation)

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30 folders

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Correspondence of Douglas Percy Bliss, 1953. Includes correspondence with: the Amalgamated Union of Building Trade, about classes for training apprentice granite workers; the Arts Council of Great Britain; correspondence with other Principals of Art Schools in Scotland: Dundee, Aberdeen and Edinburgh; Edward Bawden, about Christmas cards and other matters; John Betjeman, about a visit to the School; correspondence about an Exhibition of Christmas cards; The Corporation of Glasgow, about the Ingram Street Tea Rooms by Mackintosh; correspondence with the Danish Society about a student visit to Denmark; The Glasgow Institute of Architects about an Exhibition of Prize Drawings; correspondence with the Governors of the Art School; Earl Haig, about a visit from Victor Pasmore; Dr T J Honeyman, Kelvingrove Art Gallery, about David Dale's House; correspondence about Hospitalfield; The Lady Artists Club; The Lord Lyon King of Arms, about the lack of knowledge of Heraldry in the Art School; Report on the Brayshaw Gas Pottery Kiln, by Arnold Machin; Arnold Machin, about appointments at the Art School and other matters; correspondence with the Medici Society; correspondence about the Needlework Development Scheme; Victor Pasmore, about a visit to the School; Miss Joyce Peterkin, Bliss congratulating her on her Fashion Show; Nikolaus Pevsner, about various School and personal matters; Permits; Private correspondence; Professor Talbot Rice, about visiting to lecture at the School; correspondence with the Royal College of Art, South Kensington; the Saltire Society; the Scottish Education Department; the Scottish Milk Records Association; Mary Sturrock, about the death of her husband; correspondence with the Student Representative Council; correspondence with School Staff; the Tree Lovers' Society; United Turkey Red, about a vacancy in their Design Room; Victoria & Albert Museum. Folders as follows: DIR/12/1/9/1: Correspondence, 'A', 1953 DIR/12/1/9/2: 'Art School Principals', 1953 DIR/12/1/9/3: Correspondence, 'B', 1953 DIR/12/1/9/4: Correspondence, 'C', 1953 DIR/12/1/9/5: Correspondence, 'D', 1953 DIR/12/1/9/6: Correspondence, 'E', 1953 DIR/12/1/9/7: Correspondence, 'F', 1953 DIR/12/1/9/8: Correspondence, 'G', 1953 DIR/12/1/9/9: 'Governors', 1953 DIR/12/1/9/10: Correspondence, 'H', 1953 DIR/12/1/9/11: Correspondence, 'I', 1953 DIR/12/1/9/12: Correspondence, 'J', 1953 DIR/12/1/9/13: Correspondence, 'K', 1953 DIR/12/1/9/14: Correspondence, 'L', 1953 DIR/12/1/9/15: Correspondence, 'M', 1953 DIR/12/1/9/16: Correspondence, 'Mc', 1953 DIR/12/1/9/17: Correspondence, 'N', 1953 DIR/12/1/9/18: Correspondence, 'O', 1953 DIR/12/1/9/19: Correspondence, 'P', 1953 DIR/12/1/9/20: 'Permits', 1953 DIR/12/1/9/21: 'Private Letters', 1953 DIR/12/1/9/22: Correspondence, 'Q', 1953 DIR/12/1/9/23: Correspondence, 'R', 1953 DIR/12/1/9/24: Correspondence, 'S', 1953 DIR/12/1/9/25: 'SRC- Student Representative Council', 1953 DIR/12/1/9/26: 'Staff', 1953 DIR/12/1/9/27: Correspondence, 'T', 1953 DIR/12/1/9/28: Correspondence, 'U & V', 1953 DIR/12/1/9/29: Correspondence, 'W', 1953 DIR/12/1/9/30: Correspondence, 'Y', 1953

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