Collection DC 008 - The Scottish Art and Design Collection

Key Information

Reference code

DC 008

Title

The Scottish Art and Design Collection

Date(s)

  • 1881-1993 (Creation)

Level of description

Collection

Extent

157 Folders

Content and Structure

Scope and content

This personal collection, incorporating the Collections of National Society for Education in Art and Design Scottish Region, was deposited by Stuart W MacDonald, Senior Advisor for Strathclyde Region Educational Development Service, in February 1995.

It comprises material from various educational committees and forums with which he was associated, together with the Consultative Committee on the Curriculum item bank, an art projects resource bank for schools. The collection also includes a small number of books from Arthur MacMorland, a leading exponent of Children's Art in Scotland, and former student of Glasgow School of Art.

This includes:

  • The material is arranged into 6 sub-fonds:
  • GSA DC 08/1: 5-14 Expressive Arts (Review and Development Group 4)
  • GSA DC 08/2: Consultative Committee on the Curriculum
  • GSA DC 08/3: Media Education in Picture and Sound
  • GSA DC 08/4: National Society for Education in Art and Design (NSEAD) Scottish Region
  • GSA DC 08/5: Strathclyde Department of Education, Dumbarton Division: Study Packs
  • GSA DC 08/6: Arthur MacMorland's Library

Materials include teachers notes, study packs, examples of the kind of work produced in the schemes and teaching aids.

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

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

This material has been appraised in line with Glasgow School of Art Archives and Collections standard procedures.

Accruals

System of arrangement

The material is arranged into 6 sub-fonds.

General Information

Name of creator

(fl c1984-2014)

Biographical history

Stuart W MacDonald was the Senior Advisor for the Strathclyde Region Educational Development Service . Part of his role as senior advisor was to sit on various educational committees and forums including the Consultative Committee on the Curriculum Item Bank - an art projects resource bank for schools.

Name of creator

Archival history

Custodial history

Unknown. Immediate source of acquisition, deposited by Stuart W MacDonald, Senior Advisor for Strathclyde Region Educational Development Service, February 1995.

Physical Description and Conditions of Use

Conditions governing access

Glasgow School of Art Archives and Collections are open for research by appointment. For further details, please refer to our Access Policy @ https://gsaarchives.com/policies

Conditions governing reproduction

Application for permission to reproduce should be submitted to The Archives and Collections at The Glasgow School of Art.

Reproduction subject to usual conditions: educational use and condition of material.

For further details, please refer to our Reprographic Service Guide @ https://gsaarchives.com/policies

Language of material

  • English

Script of material

Language and script notes

Physical Description

There are no physical characteristics that affect the use of this material

Finding aids

Related Material

Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

No known copies

Related materials

Further information concerning the people, places and events made reference to in this collection may be gained from the GSAs collection of newspaper cuttings available in the search room

Related descriptions

Notes area

Alternative identifier(s)

Keywords/Tags

Place access points

People and Organisations

Genre access points

Administrative Information

Description identifier

GB 1694 DC 008

Institution identifier

GB 1694

Rules and/or conventions used

ISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description - Second edition

Status

Level of detail

Processing information

  • Fonds level description compiled by Adele Ashley-Smith, Archivist, 2000-2001
  • Updated by David Powell, Hub Project Archivist, 6 September 2001
  • Updated by David Powell, Hub Project Archivist, 14 May 2002
  • Fonds level description imported from the Archives Hub 24 August 2006
  • Updated by Katharina Kiebacher, Assistant Archivist, March 2009
  • Archives Hub description updated by Carrie Skinner, Logjam Project Officer, September 2011
  • Catalogue imported into Archon software and edited by Michelle Kaye, Archon Project Officer, Nov 2014.
  • Catalogue exported from Archon and imported into AtoM during system migration, 2018-2019.

Language(s)

  • English

Script(s)

Sources

Archivist's note

Finding Aid Authors: The Glasgow School of Art Archives and Collections.

Archivist's note

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