Folder GSAA/REG/9/2/1 - Travel Report

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Travel Report


  • 1955 (Creation)

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1 folder

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This travel report was produced by John Grant MacDonald when he won the Minor Traveling Scholarship in 1955. Minor travelling bursaries of £20 were presented to several students per year at this time. John Grant MacDonald attended The Glasgow School of Art between 1952 and 1959 and studied architecture. The report details MacDonald's journey beginning in Paris and travelling North to Le Harve and ending his trip in London. The report reads like a diary, documenting MacDonald's journey in an imaculate handwritten format. There are also photographs included throughout, featuring various buildings in Paris, Rouen, L'Havre and London. The report is bound in blue, white and red paper, suggesting the French flag.

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(fl c1952-1959)

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John Grant MacDonald attended The Glasgow School of Art between 1952 and 1959 and studied architecture. He won the Minor Traveling Scholarship in 1955.

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Blue ink on white paper with small photoraphs mounted on red or blue paper. Front cover is blue with white stencilled letteting. The report has been bound by punching holes in the pages and tying them with a red ribbon.

Dimensions: 329 x 202 mm

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GB 1694 GSAA/REG/9/2/1

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GB 1694

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


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