Series GSAA/GOV/12 - Sub-Committees of the Board of Governors

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Sub-Committees of the Board of Governors


  • 1987-2017 (Creation)

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6.3 linear metres

Content and Structure

Scope and content

Papers and Minutes of the sub-committees that report to the Board of Governors. The names and remits of these committees have changed over time and this is reflected in the series description and administrative histories for each sub-committee. Sub-Committees are as follows: GOV/12/1: Audit Committee, 1993-2017 GOV/12/2: Business Committee, 2000-2017 GOV/12/3: Chairman's Committee, 1989-2000 GOV/12/4: Estates Committee, 1990-2017 GOV/12/5: Finance Committee, 1991-2000 GOV/12/6: Investment Committee, 2009-2017 GOV/12/7: Museums & Archives Committee, 1998-2017 GOV/12/8: Personnel Committee, 1987-2017

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

This material has been appraised in line with Glasgow School of Art Archives and Collections standard procedures. Duplicate copies of minutes, appendices and agendas, and purely administrative documents such as invitations to meetings have been removed. Rachael Jones, Assistant Archivist: Cataloguing, 2017-2019.


System of arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by sub-committee name and chronologically within.

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Physical Description and Conditions of Use

Conditions governing access

Minutes over 30 years old are available for public consultation. Permission from the board of governors is needed for access to those which are less than 30 years old.

Records containing sensitive information about individuals have been collected into separate folders that will be closed for 75 years, in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

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Physical Description

Contains both analogue and digital records. Analogue records extend to 5.6 linear metres. Digital files for minutes and papers extend to 206MB.

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The complete minutes for sub-committees are kept within the minutes of the Board of Governors at GOV/2. This series, GOV/12, holds the surviving working papers, in addition to the minutes, for the meetings of the sub-committees that report to the Board of Governors.

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  • Catalogued by R. Jones Aug-Dec 2017




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