Collection DC 012 - Photographs of George Paterson, student at the Glasgow School of Art, Scotland

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Reference code

DC 012


Photographs of George Paterson, student at the Glasgow School of Art, Scotland


  • 1909-1910 (Creation)

Level of description



2 Photographs

Content and Structure

Scope and content

Photographs of George Paterson and other students of the painting & decorating class.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

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


System of arrangement

The arrangement reflects that in which it was deposited.

General Information

Name of creator

(fl c1906-1912)

Biographical history

George Paterson was born on the 6th of September 1888, one of 9 children of Mary Paterson and John Paterson, a house painter. He attended The Glasgow School of Art from 1906 to 1912, first as a part-time student in architecture from 1905 to 1908, then spending one year in design and decorative arts, and finishing as a full-time student in drawing and painting from 1910 to 1012. He studied as a painter and decorator under Greiffenhagen and others. During World War One, he served in the Highland Light Infantry. George Paterson is commemorated on The Glasgow School of Art’s World War One Roll of Honour. If you have any more information, please get in touch.

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Conditions governing access

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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

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Existence and location of copies

No known copies.

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

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  • 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 Archives Hub 24 August 2006.
  • Item level descriptions imported from Word document by Kimberly Sommerville, Archives Assistant, 9 December 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, May 2014.
  • Catalogue exported from Archon and imported into AtoM during system migration, 2018-2019.


  • English



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