- 1960-1968 (Creation)
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Scope and content
A collection of sketches, designs, photographs and lithographs by Donald Melvin completed during his time as a student at Glasgow School of Art in the 1960s. Includes work carried out as part of courses such as, for example, Interior Design, the History of Furniture, the 2nd Year General Course, the Pre-Diploma /Foundation Course and Woodcarving.
Also includes sketches carried out during GSA summer schools abroad in Florence and in Norway, and materials relating to extra-curricular activities such as photographs of productions staged by GSA Dramatic Club and Christmas ball posters.
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Name of creator
Physical Description and Conditions of Use
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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.
For further details, please refer to our Reprographic Service Guide @ https://gsaarchives.com/policies
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Collection Historical Note
Donald Melvin was a student at Glasgow School of Art from 1961-1967. During his time at GSA he studied Interior Design, the History of Furniture and woodcarving as well as completing the 2nd Year General Course and a Pre-Diploma/Foundation Year.
People and Organisations
- The Glasgow School of Art (Subject)
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- Collection listed by GSA Archives Volunteer and edited by Susannah Waters, GSA Archivist. Imported from Excel spreadsheet by Michelle Kaye, Archives and Collections Assistant, 28th November 2012.
- Catalogue imported into Archon software and edited by Michelle Kaye, Archon Project Officer, April 2014.
- Catalogue exported from Archon and imported into AtoM during system migration, 2018-2019.