Collection DC 011 - Papers of William R Hunter

Key Information

Reference code

DC 011

Title

Papers of William R Hunter

Date(s)

  • 1896-1967 (Creation)

Level of description

Collection

Extent

1 Linear Foot

Content and Structure

Scope and content

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.

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

(1896-1967)

Biographical history

William Reid Hunter was born in Alloa on the 24th of February 1896 to Nellie Lennox Hunter (née Reid) and George Hunter, a grocer. He studied drawing and painting at The Glasgow School of Art for a year in 1914 before enlisting with the Royal Army Medical Corps. He returned to the School in 1918, where he continued to study drawing and painting until 1924 while working as a teacher. He is listed on the School's World War One Roll of Honour.

Name of creator

(fl c1920s)

Biographical history

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.

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

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Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

No known copies

Related materials

Further information concerning William Hunter may be gained from the GSAs collection of newspaper cutting available in the search room

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Administrative Information

Description identifier

GB 1694 DC 011

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.

Archivist's note

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