Collection DC 083 - Papers of Jane Richards and Fiona Jean Paton, students of The Glasgow School of Art

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Key Information

Reference code

DC 083

Title

Papers of Jane Richards and Fiona Jean Paton, students of The Glasgow School of Art

Date(s)

  • c1908-1980s (Creation)

Level of description

Collection

Extent

38 Items

Content and Structure

Scope and content

This collection relates to Jane Richards and her granddaughter Fiona Jean Paton who both studied at The Glasgow School of Art.

It includes:

  • An artist’s palette owned by Jane Richards, c1910
  • a small box of watercolour paints owned by Jane Richards, early 20th century
  • a portrait drawn by Jane Richards, c1908-1910
  • a photograph of Jane Richards, c1914-1918
  • a photograph of Jane Richards' husband in uniform, c1914-18
  • two watercolour landscapes by Jane Richards, 1907 and 1911
  • seven prints produced by The Dux Engraving Co Ltd, early 20th century
  • two portraits drawn by Robert Eadie, c1909
  • three sketchbooks for product design furniture by Fiona Jean Paton, early 1980s
  • eight photographs and eleven slides relating to product design furniture, early 1980s.

Please note that this material is not yet fully catalogued and therefore some items may not be accessible to researchers.

One item was damaged in the fire in GSA's Mackintosh Building on 23rd May 2014 and was conserved in 2018-19.

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Name of creator

(fl 1908-1911)

Biographical history

Jane Richards studied at The Glasgow School of Art between c1908-1910.

Name of creator

(fl c1909)

Biographical history

Name of creator

(fl 1980s)

Biographical history

Fiona Jean Paton studied Furniture, Interiors and Product at The Glasgow School of Art between 1979-1983. She was awarded the Cassina Prize in 1983 and worked on The Glasgow School of Art's Cassina exhibition in 1985.

Archival history

Custodial history

Donated in July 2016: accession reference number ACC 174.

Physical Description and Conditions of Use

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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Description identifier

GB 1694 DC 083

Institution identifier

GB 1694

Rules and/or conventions used

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

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Processing information

  • Initial description created by Susannah Waters, Archives and Collections Manager, July 2016.
  • Catalogue exported from Archon and imported into AtoM during system migration, 2018-2019.

Language(s)

  • English

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Archivist's note

Finding Aid Authors: The Glasgow School of Art Archives and Collections.

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