Series DC 062/3 - Correspondence of Liz Arthur

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DC 062/3


Correspondence of Liz Arthur


  • 2001-2003 (Creation)

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Contains the correspondence of Liz Arthur regarding her book 'Robert Stewart : Design 1946 - 95' and the associated exhibition. Includes a cutting from the Herald giving a review of the exhibition and a draft of 'Robert Stewart : a personal perspective' written by Tony Jones which appeared in the first chapter of the book.

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


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(fl c1970s-)

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Liz Arthur was the curator of costume and textiles for Glasgow Museums and the Burrell Collection for many years. She is a former Chairman of the Renfrewshire Branch of the Embroiderer's Guild and has worked at the Glasgow School of Art in various capacities.  She is a researcher, exhibition curator, lecturer and writer. While writing 'Robert Stewart Design : 1946 - 95' she consulted Robert Stewart's family, friends & colleagues and made use of the Glasgow School of Art's Archives and Collections Centre. She has written a number of other books including, 'Kathleen Whyte : Embroiderer', 'Kathleen Whyte : Design in Embroidery', 'Margaret Swain : Scottish Embroidery', 'Twentieth Century Embroidery in Great Britain', 'Embroidery for Religion and Ceremonial' and 'Embroidered Church Kneelers'.

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GB 1694 DC 062/3

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GB 1694

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


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