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Poster for The Glasgow School Of Art degree show

This poster advertised The Glasgow School Of Art's annual degree show. The exhibition was held on The Glasgow School Of Art campus as well as in the Centre for Contemporary Arts and Tramway which are local arts centres. The 2003 degree show was sponsored by McGrigor Donald, Hoegaarden Beer, the MacFarlane Group and the Gordon Yuill Company. The image used in the poster is by Raul Ortega and the poster was designed by Inlapland.

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Sphagnum moss sign

Cast metal (probably bronze) commemorative plaque from the Mackintosh building with raised lettering reading, 'To record the use of this building as a sphagnum moss depot. during the Great War and the thanks of the Scottish Branch British Red Cross Society to the generous donors. April 1919.'

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Illuminated initial sample

Sample of an illuminated initial. The Glasgow School of Art tag in the lower right corner dates the work to the academic session 1915-16, and the artist as Dorothy Doddrell.

Doddrell, Dorothy Maria F

Illuminated manuscript page

Illuminated manuscript page mounted on paper. Written in upper right corner is 'D. Doddrell No. 101'. Lower right corner has a The Glasgow School of Art student work tag which dates the piece to 1914-15, and ascribes the work to Dorothy Doddrell. Annotation beneath the mounted calligraphy states that it is copied from an old vellum.

Originally located in folder (DC 094/1/2/1).

Doddrell, Dorothy Maria F

Family Papers

Papers of the Newbery family including papers dating to after Newbery's retirement; papers of his wife, Jessie Newbery; and documents relating to Mary Newbery Sturrock, daughter of Francis and Jessie Newbery. Papers as follows:

  • DIR/5/38/6/1: Letter from F R Benson of the Royalty Theatre, Glasgow, to Miss Newbery enclosing tickets for a Box for the play 'Much Ado', 12 Mar 1906 (1 sheet).

  • DIR/5/38/6/2: Headed letter paper of Francis Newbery, Eastgate, Corfe Castle, Dorset, c1918 (10 sheets).

  • DIR/5/38/6/3: Order of Proceedings for the inauguration of the Sign of Saint Edward, King and Martyr, Patron Saint of the Village, at Corfe Castle. Newbery made many of the readings at the event, 02 Jul 1927 (1 item).

  • DIR/5/38/6/4: Cardboard silhouette of Francis and Jessie Newbery in a photograph mount, c1930s (1 item).

  • DIR/5/38/6/5: Letters and fragments of letters from Jessie Newbery to her daughter Elsie and perhaps Mary. One of the letters to Elsie is dated 24 Sep 1934. The other letters are fragmentary and include topics such as recipes, books and sewing projects, c1934. (4 sheets)

  • DIR/5/38/6/6: Letter from George M Baltus to Mr and Mrs Newbery catching up with them following the Second World War, telling them of his experiences during that time, and telling them family news, 07 Jan 1946 (1 sheet).

  • DIR/5/38/6/7: File of photographs, pressclippings, sketches, designs, documents and letters relating to Mary Newbery Sturrock, daughter of Francis and Jessie Newbery, c1930s-80s (1 folder). File includes:

  • DIR/5/38/6/7/1: postcard of ‘Port Vendres’, watercolour by Charles Rennie Mackintosh c1926-27, dated 1979;

  • DIR/5/38/6/7/2: mounted photograph of Mary Newbery Sturrock at South Gray Street Edinburgh, undated;

  • DIR/5/38/6/7/3: letter from Mary Newbery Sturrock thanking her correspondent (name not given) for the Mackintosh card and about her memories of the doors of The Glasgow School of Art being white, 16 Oct 1984;

  • DIR/5/38/6/7/4: mounted photograph of Mary Newbery Sturrock and another woman, front of mount reads ‘Wedding’, undated;

  • DIR/5/38/6/7/5: pressclipping from the Helensburgh Advertiser about the opening of a special Mackintosh exhibition held at the Hill House, 03 May 1977;

  • DIR/5/38/6/7/6: card addressed to Mary, from ‘Pamela’ thanking her for a recent note. Front of card depicts ‘Painted gesso panel set with glass beads and shell’ by Margaret Macdonald Mackintosh, 1904, card is undated.

  • DIR/5/38/6/7/7: postcard from ‘Pat’ and Harry Barnes to Mary Newbery Sturrock, from Port-Vendres in France, 1981.

  • DIR/5/38/6/7/8: postcard from Tom Howarth to Mary Newbery Sturrock, from Port-Vendres in France, undated; photograph of Jessie and Francis Newbery; photograph of Mary Newbery Sturrock and another woman; photograph of two women, one likely Mary Newbery Sturrock, signed ‘Whiteleigh, Christmas 66’, 1966;

  • DIR/5/38/6/7/9: photographs of Mary Newbery Sturrock (x4), undated;

  • DIR/5/38/6/7/10: photographs of Mary Newbery Sturrock (x3), undated; close-up photograph of a necklace, undated;

  • DIR/5/38/6/7/11: photographs of Mary Newbery Sturrock (x2), undated;

  • DIR/5/38/6/7/12: photographs of Mary Newbery Sturrock (x2), undated;

  • DIR/5/38/6/7/13: photographs of Mary Newbery Sturrock and family (x4), undated;

  • DIR/5/38/6/7/14: photograph of Eastgate, Corfe Castle, undated; photographs of Jessie and Francis Newbery at Eastgate (x3), undated;

  • DIR/5/38/6/7/15: photograph of Jessie and Francis Newbery and family, undated; photograph of village street, likely Corfe Castle;

  • DIR/5/38/6/7/16: letter from Rodrigo Rodriguez of Cassina S.p.A to Mary Sturrock regarding the terms of an agreement between them for the reproduction of items (cutlery and the 'Six Columns Clock') designed for Sturrock by C.R. Mackintosh, 30 Oct 1979;

  • DIR/5/38/6/7/17: change of address card for Mr and Mrs A. R. Sturrock, from 2 Mansfield Place Edinburgh to 13 South Gray Street, c1945 (7 copies);

  • DIR/5/38/6/7/18: two hand-printed floral designs with addition of watercolour, unsigned and undated (possibly 1937 based on related designs); two versions of a hand-printed design with addition of watercolour depicting a woman with floral headdress, signed ‘M.N.S.’, undated (possibly 1937 based on related designs);

  • DIR/5/38/6/7/19: hand-printed floral Christmas card design with addition of watercolour and ink, back of card is signed ‘C.R., 1/-', dated 1937;

  • DIR/5/38/6/7/20: bundle of sketchbook and loose pages featuring sketches of, notes about and designs for ceramics, unsigned and undated (one example, drawn on the back of a card to Mary reads ‘wishing her good business and good health in 1956’);

  • DIR/5/38/6/7/21: invitation for exhibition of Sigrid Mavor (Ceramic flora and fauna) and M.N. Sturrock (Flower Drawings) from 30 Oct – 10 Nov at ‘The Open Eye Gallery’ Edinburgh [1982];

  • DIR/5/38/6/7/22: letter from Alison Adburgham to MNS Sturrock in response to a letter sent by Sturrock related to her family history and relationship to Liberty fabrics, 01 Jul 1983;

  • DIR/5/38/6/7/23: interview between Mary Newbery Sturrock and Tony Jones (director of GSA 1980-1986) about the history of The Glasgow School of Art, Fra Newbery and Charles Rennie Mackintosh, c1980.

Newbery, Francis Henry

Materials relating to Francis Newbery

Various papers and documents relating to Francis Newbery, including articles written by and about him, possibly related to the exhibition 'Fra H Newbery, Artist and Art Educationist, 1855-1946', held at The Glasgow School of Art, 29 Jul 1996-30 Aug 1996, curated by George Rawson. File includes: postcard of ‘The Paisley Shawl’, a painting by Francis Newbery c1910; printed image with description hand-written on back which reads ‘caricature of F H Newbery by Hugh Munro – in “St Mungo” 1897’; photocopy of article by Francis Newbery titled ‘Art Education’ and labelled ‘article by Fra Newbery, BA meeting Glasgow 1901’, about art education in Glasgow with particular focus on The Glasgow School of Art; typed copies of song titled ‘Dumble-Dum-Dearie or How Fra Newbery Got His Cloak and Hat; The School of Art Song’, unauthored, likely related to Newbery’s retirement [1916] (3 copies); typed page with biographical information regarding Francis Newbery’s artistic and educational career titled ‘Who’s Who In Glasgow In 1909’, unauthored and undated; typed page titled ‘Francis Henry Newbery 1853-1946’ with a biography of Newbery’s life and career from birth to death, focused on Newbery’s connection to Bridport in Dorset, unauthored and undated but likely related to and written by someone associated with Bridport; typed copy of a text titled ‘Francis Henry Newbery (1853-1946)’, possibly a draft of a catalogue published to accompany the exhibition 'Fra H Newbery, Artist and Art Educationist, 1855-1946', The Glasgow School of Art, 29 Jul-30 Aug 1996, written by George Rawson (2 copies); photocopy of article titled ‘Francis Newbery and the Glasgow Style’ by Isobel Spencer (now Isobel Johnstone) for Apollo Magazine, Oct 1973.

Newbery, Francis Henry

Records of the Scottish Society of Art Workers

  • DC 001
  • Collection
  • 1898-1901

This collections contains:

  • A notebook containing the constitution and rules of the society signed by its members
  • Printed version of the constitution and rules, c1898
  • Minute book, 1898-1900
  • Letter from John Keppie to Fra. Newbery re: the Glasgow School of Art receiving a copy of the constitution and rules, 1901

Keppie, John

Papers of William R Hunter

  • DC 011
  • Collection
  • 1896-1967

Collection includes:

  • Diary written while travelling on Keppie Scholarship, 1913-1914
  • Collection of 250 postcards of European cities, paintings, sculptures collected on tour, 1913-1914
  • 12 ink sketches of Childe Ronald's Pilgrimage by TWYM (aka A.S. Boyd), n.d.
  • Exhibition catalogues
  • Illustrations

The collection also includes original illustrations drawn by A S Boyd (aka TWYM) and Stephen Reid, both noted Scottish illustrators.

Additional uncatalogued material includes

  • x 6 photographs
  • x1 GSA practical notes on materials for painting
  • x1 diploma for May Jackson
  • x1 diploma scroll for William Reid Hunter

Please note that this material is not yet fully catalogued and therefore some items may not be accessible to researchers.

Hunter, William R

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