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Glasgow Misc.

Folder containing 85 black and white photographs depicting Glasgow city scenes of various sizes. All taken by George Oliver apart from two dated c1897. Includes images featuring the Barrowlands, the Gorbals (high-rise flats and tennements), St. Enoch Station and Hotel, West End, New Bedford Cinema, Ingram Street, and the Old Fruitmarket.

Oliver, George

Glasgow

Folder containing 49 black and white photographs of various sizes. All are taken by George Oliver with the exception of one which has been taken by Flora Ritchie, the cousin of George's wife, Cordelia Oliver. This photograph depicts a street scene in Townhead, Glasgow, c1950s. The remaining photographs depict various street scenes in Glasgow from 1948-1980s, most of which have been annotated. The earliest photograph dates from 1948 and depicts traction engines pulling North British Loco. Co. engine along Sauchiehall Street en route for the docks. Other scenes include: the construction of the M8, Gorbals, Queen Street Station and trace horses on West Nile Street c1948.

Oliver, George

Glasgow: The General Scene

Folder containing 68 black and white photographs of various sizes. Taken by George Oliver and depicting Glasgow cityscenes from 1948-1980s.  Most have been annotated. Also contains a programme for Glasgow Coliseum dating from 1924. Includes general scenes of Glasgow including: Merchant City, construction of new flats at Anderston, Charing Cross and high rise flats of the Gorbals.

Oliver, George

Glasgow Various

Folder containing 84 black and white photographs taken by George Oliver, of various sizes and depicting Glasgow city scenes from the 1950s-1980s. Some have been annotated. Images include: St Enoch Station, Glasgow Coliseum, Lesser Hampden, Gorbals tenements, Glasgow Central Mosque, Exhibition Centre and Pollokshields.

Oliver, George

Glasgow Streets Building, C. MO June 1993

Folder containing 68 black and white photographs taken by George Oliver, of various sizes and depicting Glasgow streets and buildings. Some have been annotated. Includes: Exhibition Centre, Gorbals, Necropolis, West End. "Moon 4.3.5/f8 AB/1"; "60/f8 AB1 Wj 50/f8 AB1 Simbey (?) 70/f8c"; "51/f5.6 Kantor 45/5.6" annotated on original packaging.

Oliver, George

Glasgow Architecture

Folder containing 65 black and white photographs and 1 colour photograph of Glasgow's architecture, of various sizes, all taken by George Oliver. Some are annotated. Includes: Trongate, Templeton's Carpet Factory, The Mackintosh Building, Merchant City, towers of Park Church and Trinity College, St Andrews Parish Church, Adelphi Street UCBS bakery, fish market Clyde Street and Charing Cross Mansions.

Oliver, George

Shops B/W

Folder containing 44 black and white and colour photographs of mostly unidentified shops fronts, all taken by George Oliver. Locations include: Glasgow, Edinburgh, St Andrews, and London. Shops include: grocers, chemists, booksellers, tobacconists, butchers and ironmongers.

Oliver, George

Mostly Gorbals

Folder containing 18 photographs of the Gorbals area, taken by George Oliver and of various sizes. Some are annotated. Includes: Citizens Theatre, high-rise flats, tenements and residents.

Oliver, George

City Chambers, Cathedral, Templeton's etc.

Folder containing 41 black and white photographs of various sizes taken by George Oliver. Some are annotated. Includes: washing lines at Templeton's Carpet Factory, interior of the City Chambers, interior of the Mackintosh Library showing book trolley in a Mackintosh style, Glasgow Cathedral and high rise flats.

Oliver, George

Glasgow BIC Contacts

Folder containing 19 black and white contact sheets of photographs taken by George Oliver. Some are annotated. Includes: Pollok House, Exhibition Centre, various Glasgow street scenes, the Clyde environment, high-rise flats and tenements.

Oliver, George

Parks etc.

Folder containing 13 black and white photographs of parks in Glasgow, taken by George Oliver and of various sizes. Some are annotated. Includes: Glasgow Botantic Gardens and The Necropolis.

Oliver, George

Untitled

Folder containing 3 photographs and 1 contact sheet of historic Glasgow and Dumfries. The contact sheet comprises of photographs of a book containing images of historic Glasgow taken by George Oliver and is dated 1989. The photographs date from c1900, photographer unknown. Includes: photograph mounted on board entitled ' High Street from North, Dumfries'.

Oliver, George

People in Glasgow

Folder containing 20 black and white photographs of people in Glasgow, taken by George Oliver and of various sizes. Mostly unidentified. Includes: Barrowlands, Hutchesontown C area with Sir Basil Spence tower blocks, Humphrey Lyttelton performing on stage, and scrap metal collector with horse and cart.

Oliver, George

Glasgow People and Children

A folder containing 62 black and white photographs of Glasgow people and children, taken by George Oliver and of various sizes. Mostly unidentified. Includes: general street scenes, the Gorbals, Hutchesontown, demolision of tenements, Barrowlands, Ibrox, Glasgow Green, shops, and the Old Fruitmarket. Also includes a leaflet for 'Swing Hammer Swing' Citizen's Company, May 1996.

Oliver, George

Edinburgh Prints

Folder containing 76 black and white photographs of various scenes in Edinburgh, taken by George Oliver and of various sizes. Some annotated. Also contains a newspaper cutting of a picture taken by George of a horse and cart on the Royal Mile. Most date from the period that the Olivers lived in Edinburgh as their Edinburgh address is given on many of the photographs. Includes: Playfair Library, glass houses at the Botanic Gardens, Life Association of Scotland Building, Princes Street, George Street, George Street lane sales, Leith Docks and the New Town.

Oliver, George

Theatre

Folder containing contact sheets and negatives of photographs taken by George Oliver relating to theatres and performances within. Most are annotated. Includes: Mull Little Theatre, Perth Theatre, Eden Court, Tom Mariono in St Mary's Cathedral Edinburgh and Traverse Theatre.

Oliver, George

Misc. Mtgs

Folder containing black and white negatives and contact sheets of photographs taken by George Oliver. Most are annotated. Includes: negatives of photographs taken of a Russell lantern slide of a R34 airship, Donald long ship model, clocks in various locations, Glasgow and Rolls Royces.

Oliver, George

Misc: Interesting

Folder containing contacts and negatives of photographs taken by George Oliver. Most are annotated. Includes: Glasgow School of Art Fashion Show in 1989, paper workshop, Glasgow books, Bently, gable ends, Hungarian reception, Dick Wing Royal Infirmary, Port Glasgow, McLean Museum and Crieff shops.

Oliver, George

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