Subseries GSAA/DIR/13/17 - Affiliations with other Bodies and Organisations

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Affiliations with other Bodies and Organisations


  • 1960-1981 (Creation)

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4.5 archive boxes

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Correspondence and papers relating to affiliations and collaborations between Harry Barnes or the Glasgow School of Art and other bodies, organisations, and societies around Scotland and Britain. Papers include correspondence about various projects, exhibitions, or visits involving the Glasgow School of Art and external cultural committees on which Barnes sat. NB: A small amount of the correspondence in some of these folders is from Anthony Jones, Director of the Art School after Barnes. Jones appears to have carried on some of this correspondence on behalf of Barnes, as his successor. Sub-series as follows: DIR/13/17/1: The Arts Council of Great Britain, 1964-1980 DIR/13/17/2: The Association of Art Historians, 1977 DIR/13/17/3: The BBC and STV, 1965-1981 DIR/13/17/4: The British Council, 1965-1979 DIR/13/17/5: The Charles Rennie Mackintosh Society, 1973-1979 DIR/13/17/6: The Citizens' Theatre, 1964-1968 DIR/13/17/7: The Council of Industrial Design, 1964-1970 DIR/13/17/8: Design Council, 1971-1979 DIR/13/17/9: Educational Institute of Scotland, 1964-1979 DIR/13/17/10: Education Department, Corporation of Glasgow, 1964-1967 DIR/13/17/11: Glasgow Civic Art Association, 1965-1967 DIR/13/17/12: Glasgow Cultural Centre, the Corporation of Glasgow, 1965-1967 DIR/13/17/13: Glasgow Institute of Architects, 1964-1979 DIR/13/17/14: Glasgow Museums & Art Galleries, 1964-1981 DIR/13/17/15: Glasgow Print Studio, 1973-1976 DIR/13/17/16: Helensburgh & District Art Club and Glasgow Art Club, 1960-1970 DIR/13/17/17: The National Trust for Scotland, 1966-1972 DIR/13/17/18: The Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts, 1965-1967 DIR/13/17/19: The Scottish Arts Council, 1966-1981 DIR/13/17/20: Scottish Civic Trust, 1967-1971 DIR/13/17/21: Scottish-German Society, 1966-1981 DIR/13/17/22: The Society of Industrial Artists and Designers, 1964-1981 DIR/13/17/23: Tapestry Projects and Organisations, 1966-1970 DIR/13/17/24: The Victoria & Albert Museum, 1960-1971 DIR/13/17/25: The XIII Club, 1964-1970

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

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

Minutes and meetings papers from societies that Harry Barnes was a member of but that do not reflect the main business of the Glasgow School of Art have been appraised and offered to more suitable repositories. This is recorded in the Appraisal Information for the relevant folders.


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Arranged alphabetically by society or organisation name, and chronologically within.

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Directors' papers which are over 30 years old are available for public consultation. Permission from the director is needed for access to those less than 30 years old.

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