Collection DC 010 - Presscuttings book belonging to Archibald McGlashan, student at The Glasgow School of Art, Scotland

Key Information

Reference code

DC 010

Title

Presscuttings book belonging to Archibald McGlashan, student at The Glasgow School of Art, Scotland

Date(s)

  • 1913-1959 (Creation)

Level of description

Collection

Extent

1 Linear Foot

Content and Structure

Scope and content

Presscuttings book of reviews of exhibitions including those at the GSA Club, RSA and Glasgow Institute of Fine Art, 1913-1959.

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 arrangement reflects that in which it was deposited.

General Information

Name of creator

(1888-1980)

Biographical history

Archibald McGlashan was born in Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland, in 1888 and worked as an engineer before deciding to become an artist. He studied at the Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, Scotland between 1906-1915, where he was awarded the Haldane Travelling Scholarship in 1912. He worked in Glasgow and later Edinburgh and London, becoming a popular and successful artist, particularly of children. He was a founding member of the Glasgow Society of Painters & Sculptors, a member of the Royal Scottish Academy and exhibited with the Society of Eight in Edinburgh with Lavery, Peploe, William McTaggart, Cadell and others. He taught evening classes at the Glasgow School of Art from 1938.

Archival history

Custodial history

Unknown.

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.

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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.

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Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

No known copies.

Related materials

Glasgow School of Art's Archives and Collections also holds 59 early drawing and sketches by McGlashan, including some undertaken on his tour of Europe in 1913.

Further information concerning Archibald McGlashan may be gained from the GSA's collection of newspaper cuttings available in the search room.

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Note

Collection Historical Note

Archibald McGlashan was born in Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland, in 1888 and worked as an engineer before deciding to become an artist. He studied at the Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, Scotland between 1906-1915, where he was awarded the Haldane Travelling Scholarship in 1912. He worked in Glasgow and later Edinburgh and London, becoming a popular and successful artist, particularly of children. He was a founding member of the Glasgow Society of Painters & Sculptors, a member of the Royal Scottish Academy and exhibited with the Society of Eight in Edinburgh with Lavery, Peploe, William McTaggart, Cadell and others. He taught evening classes at the Glasgow School of Art from 1938.

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Administrative Information

Description identifier

GB 1694 DC 010

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.
  • 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, May 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.

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