Series GSAA/GOV/10 - Correspondence and Working Papers

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Correspondence and Working Papers


  • 1854-1932 (Creation)

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0.3 linear metres

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Correspondence and working papers of the Board of Governors, relating to matters such as the organisation of classes, the Scotch Education Department, and appointments. Mostly this type of business was dealt with by the Glasgow School of Art Secretary however these particular papers have historically been kept within the papers of the Board of Governors and so have been catalogued as such. Includes: GOV/10/1: Committee of Management Correspondence, 1854 GOV/10/2: Francis Newbery Application & Testimonials, 1881-1885 GOV/10/3: Correspondence with Scotch Education Department, 1898 GOV/10/4: Staffing Notes, 1901-1902 GOV/10/5: Presentation of a Quaich to Sir Henry Craik, 1904-1905 GOV/10/6: Appointment of Jean Delville to the Royal Academy of Arts, 12 Dec 1905 GOV/10/7: Harry Bathgate Jnr papers and correspondence, 1910-1911 GOV/10/8: Notes on the Re-organisation of Classes, 1929-1932 GOV/10/9: H.R.H The Prince of Wales, Glasgow School of Art Visitor, 1988-2001 GOV/10/10: Correspondence with Governors about Membership, 1997-2003 GOV/10/11: Honorary Fellowships, 1998-1999 GOV/10/12: Honorary President, 2000-2001 GOV/10/13: Proposed closure of Ceramics Department to Undergraduates, 2008

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Arranged chronologically

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Most records which are over 30 years old are available for public consultation. Records which are less than 30 years old can be accessed with the permission of the Head of the relevant department of the School.

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For more correspondence and papers relating to the administration of the Glasgow School of Art, see the papers of the Secretary and Treasurer: SEC

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GB 1694 GSAA/GOV/10

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GB 1694

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


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  • Catalogued by R. Jones 2017




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