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Papers regarding Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) at Glasgow School of Art: AC/5/13/1: File of documents regarding the Research Assessment Consultation, 1997-1998 (1 folder) Includes: The School's response to the Research Assessment Consultation RAE, Nov 1997; and the School of Fine Art Research Policy 1998. AC/5/13/2: Glasgow School of Art Design School, Mock RAE, Mar 1999 (1 volume) AC/5/13/3: RAE Dummy Run Submission of the Digital Design Studio, 12 Mar 1999 (1 volume) AC/5/13/4: School of Fine Art, Research Assessment Exercise 2001, Internal Audit 26 Mar 1999 (1 volume) AC/5/13/5: Draft document, Art and Design panel, Unit of Assessment, Criteria and Working Methods, Jul 1999 (1 folder) AC/5/13/6: Glasgow School of Art, Mackintosh School of Architecture, Mock RAE, 1999 (1 volume)

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Academic Council General Correspondence

Folder of general Academic Council correspondence and papers. Includes papers regarding: membership of the Academic Council; notice of elections; invitations to meetings; Working Party minutes; Health and Safety Report to the Academic Council; Awards Day; Awards and Prizes meetings; regulations for Art and Design; the Honorary President of Glasgow School of Art; External Examiners' Reports; membership of the Council's Committees; restructuring the role and function of the Academic Council, 1981; Institutional Reviews; minutes of some sub-committees e.g. Examinations Committees; CNAA; Prizelists, 1979; revalidation of courses; assessment processes; structure of the Academic Council and committees.

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Activities Week Papers

Folder of papers and correspondence regarding arrangements for Activities Weeks for the sessions 1974/75, 1975/76, 1979/80 and 1980/81. Includes papers such as: programmes; guest lists; correspondence about arrangements such as furniture, venues, and permission from Glasgow City Council; draft and copy fliers; donations and sponsors for Activities Week funds; notes regarding allocation of funds; notes about the Film programme; letters inviting speakers; letters of thanks for contributions; Activities Week Group meeting invites and minutes.

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Affiliations with other Bodies and Organisations

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

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Andrew Carnegie Funds Correspondence

Draft notes, and two draft letters to Andrew Carnegie about funds for the Glasgow School of Art, 1901 and bundle of correspondence between Alexander Roche and Louise M. Carnegie about the possibility of Mr Carnegie providing a travelling scholarship for a Glasgow School of Art student, 1905. Also contains correspondence between Alexander Roche and Francis Newbery regarding this matter, 1905.

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Annual Course Reporting Correspondence and Working Papers

Files of correspondence and working papers relating to the annual course reporting process. Includes papers such as: guidance documents for annual planning; pro-forma sheets for External Examiners' reports; correspondence, papers and memos about Annual Reporting workshops and the nomination of External Examiners; details of External Examiners; breakdowns of course results; information and guidance for External Examiners; Guidelines for Course Validation, Review and Monitoring, and for the Appointment of External Examiners documents,1995 & 1997; student statistics; blank annual reporting pro-forma documents; summaries of resource requests from departments; notes of meetings of various sub-groups to discuss annual reporting matters e.g. Course Monitoring Sub-Group and Consultative Committees; documents about research output; correspondence about consultation papers; Academic Plan summaries, Key Performance Indicators. Folders of Annual Reporting correspondence and working papers for academic years as follows: AC/5/6/1: 1987-1988 AC/5/6/2: 1988-1989 AC/5/6/3: 1989-1990 AC/5/6/4: 1990-1991 AC/5/6/5: 1991-1992 AC/5/6/6: 1992-1993 AC/5/6/7: 1993-1994 AC/5/6/8: 1994-1995 AC/5/6/9: 1995-1996 AC/5/6/10: 1996-1997 AC/5/6/11: 1997-1998 AC/5/6/12: 1998-1999 AC/5/6/13: 1999-2000

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Appendices for a Review

Set of Appendices that were compiled for a review exercise. It is not known what review exercise these were compiled for. The original folder holding these documents was labelled: 'Mike Foley'. Appendices as follows: a) Appendix A: Glasgow School of Art Review of Existing Strategic Plan and Annual Planning Statement 1995/96 (1 document) b) Appendix B: Proposed Academic Plan, Mackintosh School of Architecture, Year 1995/96- 1998/99 (1 document) c) Appendix C: Glasgow School of Art Quality Audit, A Statement, Dec 1995 (1 document) d) Appendix D: Glasgow School of Art, Guidelines for Course Validation, Review and Monitoring and for the Appointment of External Examiners, Aug 1995 (1 document) e) Appendix E: Illustrative Material, including 'management structure', 'Academic Committee structure', and 'Senate's Committee Structure, Glasgow University' (1 document)

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Architecture marks books

Contains marks books as follows (as well as loose papers): REG/19/2/1: 4 folders covering marks books 1934/5-1945/6 REG/19/2/2: 4 folders covering marks books 1946/47-1949/50 REG/19/2/3: 4 folders covering marks books 1950/51-1953/54 REG/19/2/4: 4 folders covering marks books 1954/55-1957/58 REG/19/2/5: 3 folders covering marks books 1958/59-1960/61 REG/19/2/6: 2 folders covering marks books 1961/62-1962/63 REG/19/2/7: 2 folders covering marks books 1963/64-1964/65 REG/19/2/8: 3 folders covering marks books 1965-1966 REG/19/2/9: 2 folders covering marks books 1966-1967 REG/19/2/10: 2 folders covering marks books 1967-1968 REG/19/2/11: 2 folders covering marks books 1968-1969 REG/19/2/12: 2 folders covering marks books 1969-1970 REG/19/2/13: 4 folders and loose A4 papers covering marks books 1970/71-1971/72 (1970/71 in Box 13 and 1971/72 in Box 14) REG/19/2/14: 3 folders covering marks books 1972/73-1973/74 REG/19/2/15: 2 folders covering marks books 1977-1978 REG/19/2/16: 3 folders covering marks books 1979-1981 REG/19/2/17: marks books covering 1980-1981

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Architecture results

Contains results ordered by certificate/qualification as follows: REG/19/3/1: Diploma and Advanced Certificate RIBA Part II, Nov 1972-Sep 1982 REG/19/3/2: Diploma 1 and 5 results, 1974-1975 REG/19/3/3: Marks book for years C1-4 covering 1974-1975, part II covering 1975 REG/19/3/4: Marks books covering Diploma 1 and 2, 1975-1976 REG/19/3/5: Exam results certificate and resits, 1976-1977 REG/19/3/6: Diploma marks, 1976-1977 REG/19/3/7: Degree examination results, 1975-1976 REG/19/3/8: Marks books diploma 1 and 2, 1977-1978 REG/19/3/9: Marks books diploma 1 and 2, 1978/79-1979/80 REG/19/3/10: Certificate exam results (+AC1, AC2) (+CF), 1978-1979 REG/19/3/11: Diploma marks, 1979-1985 REG/19/3/12: Diploma marks, 1985-1993 REG/19/3/13: Certificate exam marks and assesments, 1975-1976 REG/19/3/14: Degree and certificate/resit exam marks, 1978-1979 REG/19/3/15: Sundry papers 1967/68 - 1979/80; marks 1976-1977; staff photograph, 1985 REG/19/3/16: Degree results, 1977-1978 REG/19/3/17: Degree results, 1979-1980 REG/19/3/18: Degree results, 1980-1981 REG/19/3/19: A.C.1 and A.C.2 marks, 1979-1980 REG/19/3/20: Certificate exam marks, 1977-1978

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Artworks and Designs

Artworks and designs by Harry Barnes. DIR/13/21/1: Christmas Card Designs: c1950s-1970s (1 folder): Undated sketches and tracings for five Christmas card designs. Designs include: six pointed star; scene of an infant Jesus, cherubs and crown; angel playing a trumpet.

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Audit Reports

Glasgow School of Art Audit Reports. Reports 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. Reports include: GOV/9/3/1: 1996 (1 folder) (a) Price Waterhouse Internal Audit Report, 96/2: Payroll (b) Price Waterhouse Internal Audit Services, Internal Audit Report 96/3: Purchases (c) Price Waterhouse Internal Audit Services, Internal Audit Report 96/4: Residential Income GOV/9/3/2: 1997 (1 folder) (a) KPMG Proposal for Audit Services Report, 24 Mar 1997 (b) Amended Minutes of Audit Committee meeting 24 Mar 1997 (c) Minutes of Audit Committee meeting 02 Apr 1997 (d) KPMG Summary audit plan. Audit: Year ended 31 July 1997, 20 Jun 1997 (e) Glasgow School of Art Internal Audit Report, Follow up of Prior Year Reports, Sep 1997 (f) KPMG Audit issues memorandum, Year ended 31 Jul 1997, 12 Nov 1997 (g) KPMG Management Report, Audit: Year ended 31 July 1997, 27 Jan 1998 GOV/9/3/3: 1998 (1 folder) (a) KPMG Review of Glasgow School of Art registry functions, 06 Feb 1998 (b) KPMG Audit overview memorandum, Audit: Year ended 31 July 1998, 22 May 1998 (c) KPMG Management report, Audit: Year ended 21 July 1998, 07 Jan 1999

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Barnes' Working Papers Pre-dating his Term as Director

Papers and correspondence kept by Harry Barnes that pre-date his term as Director. Some of these papers may have been from Barnes' time as Deputy Director and Registrar of the School (1946-1964) but have been kept with his Directorial papers and so have been catalogued as such. Folders as follows: DIR/13/20/1: Various working papers about the Glasgow School of Art and the Teaching of Art, 1930-1947 (1 folder): Includes: Examination question for 'History of Art I, 3rd Year Students'; Report, to Mr Keppie, about the Glasgow School of Art by Professor Henry Tonks on his visit to the School 02 & 03 Dec 1930; correspondence between Keppie and Tonks about the Report; paper: 'Art in Primary Schools'; copy of a written stimulus for a subject composition and extract from Tennyson's poem: 'Day Dream'. DIR/13/20/2: General and Personal Correspondence pre-dating Barnes' Directorship, 1943-1960 (1 folder): Includes: Correspondence and papers about, and references for, Harry Barnes in support of his applications for Headmasterships and other positions in various Art Colleges; correspondence about vacancies on the Glasgow School of Art staff; correspondence and papers about Barnes' position as Assistant Master in Painting and Drawing at the Glasgow School of Art; references from Barnes for former Glasgow School of Art staff; correspondence with the Royal Highland & Agricultural Society of Scotland about illustrations Barnes has provided them with; correspondence about the fate of the Mackintosh Furniture at Hous'ill; invitations to Barnes for events such as exhibition openings and conferences; correspondence with the Arts Council of Great Britain about an exhibition; copy of a memorandum on proposed staffing changes for the Scottish Craft Centre; paper: 'Some Observations on the Present Position of the Panel' of the Scottish Craft Centre; other correspondence about the Scottish Craft Centre; draft school notice about a Polio Vaccination at the School; correspondence about visits to the School such as from the ladies of the American Dental Society; correspondence about the sale of a tapesty by a Mr Sax Shaw; correspondence with the Dundee Museums and Fine Art Galleries thanking Barnes for loaning them five tapestries for an exhibition; correspondence with the newly formed Art Club in Dalry asking for Barnes' advice; personal correspondence about repairs to Barnes' car; correspondence with the Edinburgh Tapestry Company; correspondence about an article Barnes has agreed to write on 'Wrought Iron Work in Scotland'. (NB sensitive papers regarding job applications, for example, will be closed for 75 years in line with Data Protection). DIR/13/20/3: Papers regarding Classes for Youth Club Leaders, 1944-1947 (1 folder): Includes: handwritten and typed notes by Barnes about evening classes for youth club leaders run in conjunction with the Corporation of Glasgow, Education Department; document: 'Glasgow School of Art Evening Classes, Course of Arts and Crafts for Junior School Club Leaders. Introduction to Course and Suggestions for Imaginative Drawing and Painting Classes by H Jefferson Barnes, 1945'; timetables for courses; sign-in sheet for Interior Decoration, Introductory Course, Apr 1944; correspondence about the courses; draft document 'Course of Lecture Demonstrations for School Club Leaders', 1945. DIR/13/20/4: Various papers including those about the Library and Casts at the School, 1950-1958 (1 folder): Includes: Inventories, notes, and lists of plaster casts and their locations around the School and within each department; four black and white photographs of two figure casts: a Caryatid and a Gothic figure; School Librarian's Report, 1952; report of a visit to Edinburgh College of Art Library, 1952; the Librarian's Report on 'Means for setting up a Classified Collection of Illustrations'; Library Sectional Bibliography; Glasgow School of Art Library Report on Reorganisation, 1951; 'Memorandum concerning the question of use of the new School of Art Union by the students of Architecture'; Glasgow School of Art Report on Session 1950-1951; some copies of examination papers; correspondence with D P Bliss about his Travel Reports; Report of D P Bliss' Travels in Denmark and Sweden, 1957; copy of 'Regulations for the Twenty-Fifth Exhibition of the Aberdeen Artists' Society', 1958. DIR/13/20/5: Various papers including those about the National Committee for the Training of Teachers and Anne Scott Macdonald's Historical Dolls, 1950-1960 (1 folder): Includes: Blank application form for 'Admission to a Training College'; note about the National Committee for the Training of Teachers Emergency Recruitment Scheme; pamphlet about the Further Education and Training Scheme; notes and correspondence about the dolls in historical costume made by A Macdonald Scott; note: 'A Short History of Costume, being a series of dolls designed and made by Mrs A Macdonald Scott for the Lending Museum, Glasgow School of Art', listing the dolls made; quotation from James Meighan and Son for curtains; paper: 'A Museum of Visual Aids for the Teaching of Art'; a note of the 'Suggested Course for Students of Ross Hall'; suggestions for the Christmas Ball, 1958; list of lectures in a series 'The Artist as Craftsman'; correspondence with the Scottish Education Department about a potential exchange programme between staff of technical colleges in the United Kingdom and the United States; handwritten notes: 'Reasons for change of course proposed for beginners class' for Silversmithing and Jewellery; list of RSA School of Painting Awards; information about the RIBA Annual Assessment, 1958-1959; list of Class Prizes awarded 1950-1951; student lists and marks (closed for 75 years in line with Data Protection); document about a mural by Alasdair Gray for the Scottish USSR Friendship Society, 8 Belmont Crescent, Glasgow. DIR/13/20/6: Board of Education Examination Papers, c1955 (1 folder): Board of Education Examination papers including subjects: 'Education', 'Industrial', 'History and Methods of Painting', 'Organisation', 'Teaching', 'Affiliations'. Also includes lists of students and correspondence. DIR/13/20/7: First Page of a document: 'The training of designers for work in industry', c1950s-1960s (1 document): The name 'McCrum' is annotated at the top in biro. DIR/13/20/8: Paper about Art and Design, c1960s (1 document): 62-page document about many aspects of Art and Design including sections discussing: The Graphic Arts; Design for the Traditional Industrial Arts; Surface Design; Product Design; Interior Design and Display Work; Design for Entertainment; Landscape Architecture; Other Openings; Teaching Art; Training and Qualifications; Openings and Renumeration.

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Bellahouston Bequest Fund papers

Papers about the Glasgow School of Art applications to the Bellahouston Bequest Fund: GOV/11/4/1: Application to participate in the Bellahouston Bequest Fund by the Glasgow School of Art, 1892 GOV/11/4/2: Schedule of Information Required by the Trustees in Connection with Applications for Grants from the Fund, 1892 GOV/11/4/3: Bellahouston Bequest Fund, Deed of Instructions and Codicils, c1892 GOV/11/4/4: Glasgow School of Art Draft Statement as to School Building Fund for the Bellahouston Trust, 1901

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Bequest of Mr McCaig of Oban

Two newspaper cuttings and a note of an interview about the bequest of Mr McCaig of Oban who left his money to Trustees, including the University of Glasgow, to be used for the building of a tower and numerous statues in memory of him and his relations, with any surplus to be used to found a Chair in the Art of Sculpture. This bequest was declared invalid at a Court of Session in 1906.

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Building Committee Papers

Building Committee minutes 1896-1899, 1907-1910, Extension Committee minutes 1906-1907, correspondence and papers 1897-1911. GOV/5/1/1: GSA Building Committee Minute Book May, 1896-Dec 1899 GOV/5/1/2:  Report of the Building Committee (copy) [original in Minute Book - 5/1/1], 07 Oct 1897 GOV/5/1/3: GSA Building Committee - Extensions & Alterations Minute Book 1 (with index), Oct 1906 - May 1908 GOV/5/1/4: GSA Building Committee - Extensions & Alterations Minute Book 2 (with index), Jun 1908 - Oct 1910 GOV/5/1/5: Letter Book - Correspondence between GSA, Building Committee and the Architects, 1905-1910 GOV/5/1/6: Bundle of papers - includes notes on statements of accounts, grant matters, SED correspondence, Form 114 returns and general correspondence about the building, 1906-1910 GOV/5/1/7: Bundle of papers - as above, 1906-1910 GOV/5/1/8: Bundle of papers - as above, 1907-1911 GOV/5/1/9: Misc. correspondence to Newbery & Building Cttee. re: the new building, Honeyman, Keppie & Mackintosh scrap notes on fittings, etc., 1908-1909 GOV/5/1/10: Letter from Honeyman & Keppie re: Clause 21 of the Conditions and the architect's fee [with scrap note from Building Cttee. re: Clause 21], 21 Apr 1897 GOV/5/1/11: Misc. corresp. from Honeyman & Keppie to the Building Committee - (a) Electric lighting, 22 Nov 1898 (b) Contracting of Mr Sayers, the electrician, [incl. letter from Building Cttee. agreeing to appointment], 29 Nov 1898 (c) Location and design of the Technical Studios, 10 Apr 1899 (d) Brackets on the windows - costs, 5 May 1899 (e) Request for payment, 06 May 1899 GOV/5/1/12: Misc. corresp. from Honeyman, Keppie & Mackintosh to the Building Cttee. & Newbery - (a) Note of fees [cf. 5/1/3, p.333], 5 Jun 1906 (b) Regarding outstanding account, 19 Oct 1906 (c) Acknowledgement of cheque & contribution of balance remaining, 20 Dec 1906 (d) List of offers for various contracts, 8 Oct 1908 (e) Addressing problems: air ducts, sound-proofing floors, etc., 12 Nov 1908 (f) Declaration that architects will not be responsible for any accident if there is dancing on the ground or first floors, 25 Nov 1908 (g) Referring to 5/1/12 (f) and dancing at GSA, 26 Nov 1908 (h) Discs & Lamps, 27 Nov 1908 (i) Heating arrangements, 27 Nov 1908 (j) Modelling Rooms & travelling crane, 19 Aug 1909 (k) Elevator (with figures), 9 May 1909 (l) Letter accompanying statement of charges, 24 Jul 1909 (m) Heating for the library, 29 Nov 1909 (n) Heating arrangements, 20 Jan 1910 (o) Heating arrangements, 24 Jan 1910 (p) Heating report, 19 Feb 1910 (q) Heating, 10 Mar 1910 (r) Fittings, incl. Catalogue Stand in the Library, 21 Mar 1910 (s) Cases, 23 Mar 1910

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Bute Fabrics Bursary Papers

Papers related to the Bute Fabrics Design Bursary. NB this material contains personal information so is closed for 75 years in accordance with Data Protection. Includes: circular from CNAA about relationships with Institutions and plans for reviews coordination, 12 Jul 1985; 3 submissions for the Bute Fabrics Design Bursary, 1985-1986.

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Calligraphy

Includes collection of modern calligraphy teaching aids and examples as well as a collection of European and Turkish medieval manuscript fragments. Also includes a leather book cover with decorative gilding and Arabic lettering.

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Commercial Planning

Papers relating to Glasgow School of Art plans for commercial activity: GOV/8/3/1: Glasgow School of Art, A Plan for Development of Commercial Activities, Nov 1989 (1 volume) GOV/8/3/2: Glasgow School of Art, A Plan for Development of Commercial Activities, KPMG Management Consultants, Nov 1989, includes cover letter and Commentary Report by KPMG, 1990 (1 folder) GOV/8/3/3: Glasgow School of Art Limited Feasibility and Planning Study with Implementation, Interim Report No. 1, 1993 (1 volume)

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Committee Papers and Correspondence

Harry Barnes' papers and correspondence relating to the Glasgow School of Art and external Committees and Working Groups he sat on. Papers include annotated agendas and minutes, correspondence about meetings, notes and some copies of minutes and meeting papers. Folders as follows: DIR/13/9/1: Board of Governors papers, 1966-1976 (1 folder) DIR/13/9/2: Chairman's Committee papers, 1968-1972 (1 folder) DIR/13/9/3: Building & Fabric Committee papers, 1970-1975 (1 folder) DIR/13/9/4: School & Staff Committee papers, 1970-1975 (1 folder) DIR/13/9/5: Academic Council papers, 1974-1978 (1 folder) DIR/13/9/6: Board of Studies papers, 1967-1973 (1 folder) Harry Barnes was the Chairman of the Board of Studies. DIR/13/9/7: School Council papers, 1970-1976 (1 folder) Harry Barnes was Convener of the School Council. DIR/13/9/8:Co-ordinating Committee for Courses in Art, Architecture, Design, and Cognate Subjects, 1974-1975 (1 folder) This was an external Committee with the Scottish Education Department. DIR/13/9/9: The Consultative Committee on the Curriculum, 1965-1971 (1 folder) This was an external Committee with the Scottish Education Department. DIR/13/9/10: Joint Board for the Degree of B.Arch, 1973-1977 (1 folder) DIR/13/9/11: Working Party in Art, 1968-1971 (1 folder) This was an external 'Working Party' focussing on the teaching of Art in Secondary Schools, that included Art Teachers from Secondary Schools across Scotland. DIR/13/9/12: Glasgow School of Art Graduate Association papers, 1964-1968 (1 folder) This was an external Association set up by Glasgow School of Art Alumni.

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Contracts, Agreements and Tenders

Includes:

  • Agreements with measurer, architects and clerk of works, 1897-1907
  • pecification of material, 1907
  • general conditions of contracts, 1907
  • lists of tradesmen and contractors invited to tender 1907
  • GOV/5/5/1: Signed agreement by Robert Scott to undertake the duties of Measurer, 20 Apr 1897
  • GOV/5/5/2: Appointment of architects, Jan 1906-Mar 1907
  • GOV/5/5/3: Signed agreement by Honeyman, Keppie and Mackintosh to conditions [with enclosure written by Mr Burnet, an architect],  1 Feb 1907
  • GOV/5/5/4: Extracts on condition of appointment of architects, Feb 1907
  • GOV/5/5/5: General Specification of material for the Extension, 1907
  • GOV/5/5/6: GSA Extensions & Alterations: General Conditions of Contracts, 1907
  • GOV/5/5/7: List of contractors invited to tender, 1907
  • GOV/5/5/8: List of tradesmen invited to tender, 1907
  • GOV/5/5/9: Signed agreement by Robert Scott & Son to conditions as to appointment as Measurers [4 items], Mar 1907
  • GOV/5/5/10: Correspondence & testimonials re: the appointment of John Montgomery as Clerk of Works for the new building [5 items], 1907

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Correspondence with other Higher Education Institutions

Harry Barnes' correspondence with and papers relating to other Higher Education institutions and other Art Colleges. Sub-series as follows: DIR/13/16/1: Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, Dundee, 1964-1971 DIR/13/16/2: Edinburgh College of Art, 1964-1969 DIR/13/16/3: Glasgow College of Building and Printing, 1976 DIR/13/16/4: University of Glasgow, 1964-1981 DIR/13/16/5: Gray's School of Art, Aberdeen, 1964-1969 DIR/13/16/6: Royal College of Art, 1964-1974 DIR/13/16/7: The University of Strathclyde, 1964-1979 DIR/13/16/8: Other Art Colleges and Schools, 1964-1970

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Course Committees

Minutes of Course Committees that report to the Academic Council. Includes Course Committees for: Joint BA (Hons)/ Master of Fine Art; MFA; BA (Hons) Design/ Master of Design; Design; M.Des; BA (Hons) Design; First Year Co-ordinating Committee. Minutes cover subjects such as: Quality of Learning and Teaching (QLT) surveys and student experience; learning resources; external examiners; the Institutional Review; seminars; student representatives; intake figures; equipment; materials; coursework; and student statistics. Minutes as follows: AC/3/6/1: Folder of Minutes for Course Committees, sessions 1992/93- 1993/94 (1 folder)

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Course Handbooks

Course Handbooks that record information about the courses on offer at the Glasgow School of Art. The Course Handbooks are also sometimes referred to as 'Course Documents' and a few are labelled as 'Course Regulations'. These documents include information about aims and objectives, admission, progression, course rationale, structure, assessment, external examiners, reading lists, the final examination procedure, and course evaluation. Handbooks as follows: AC/4/2/1: Regulations for the BA/BA (Hons) Course in Design, Nov 1985 (1 document) AC/4/2/2: Regulations for the BA/BA (Hons) Course in Fine Art, May 1986 (1 document) AC/4/2/3: Regulations, BA/BA (Hons) Fine Art, Jun 1988 (1 document) AC/4/2/4: MA Design, Course Document, Sep 1988 (1 document) AC/4/2/5: School of Design & Craft, BA (Honours) Design Handbook, c1989 (1 document) AC/4/2/6: BA (Hons) Fine Art, Definitive Course Document, 1990 (1 document) AC/4/2/7: BA (Hons) Fine Art, Course Document, 1990 (1 document) AC/4/2/8: MA Fine Art Course Document, c1991-1992 (1 document) AC/4/2/9: MA Design Course Document, c1991-1992 (1 document) AC/4/2/10: BA (Hons) Design Course Document, draft/working copy that has sections cut out from some pages, c1992 (1 document) AC/4/2/11: BA (Hons) Design Course Document, master copies for reprinting, 1992 (1 folder) AC/4/2/12: School of Fine Art, MFA Course Handbook, 1993-1994 (1 document) AC/4/2/13: Master of Design Course Document, photocopy, Jan 1994 (1 document) AC/4/2/14: BA (Hons) Design, Course Document, loose original, 1994 (1 folder) AC/4/2/15: School of Fine Art, BA (Hons) Fine Art Course Document, 1994 (1 document) AC/4/2/16: Master of Philosophy (MPhil) in Art and Design in Organisational Contexts Course Document, Jun 1995 (1 document) AC/4/2/17: Course Document BA (Hons) Design, c1996 (1 document) AC/4/2/18: Master of Design Course Handbook, session 1998-1999 (1 document) AC/4/2/19: Master of Design Course Document, Feb 2000 (1 document with 4 enclosures at the back) AC/4/2/20: Master of Design revised Course Document, photocopy, c2000 (1 document)

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Course Proposals and Planning

Documents regarding the planning of courses including minutes from course planning meetings and course proposal documents. Course Proposals are also sometimes referred to as 'Course Validation' documents. Proposal documents contain information such as the planned start date, duration, and sponsor of the course; course rationale and aims; curriculum; student intake; resources required; sample course documents; and appendices such as staff CVs; proforma for 'programme of study'; guidelines for external examiners; and letters of support. Documents as follows: AC/4/1/1: Proposal for Conversion Courses, c1980 (1 document) AC/4/1/2: Proposal for Architecture/Industrial & Environmental Design Joint First Year Course, Mar 1986 (1 document) AC/4/1/3: Proposal for a Postgraduate Course Leading to the Award of M. F. A. (Master/Mistress of Fine Art), 1986 (3 documents): (a) Stage A Submission to the Scottish Education Department, May 1986, in terms of "Advanced Course Approval Mechanism (ACAM), March 1986, Draft No. 3 (1 document) (b) Stage B Submission in terms of "Advanced Course Approval Mechanism" (ACAM), March 1986, to the Scottish Education Department, The final document for the validating body, the CNAA, Dec 1986, MFA Draft 1 (1 document) (c) Stage B Submission in terms of "Advanced Course Approval Mechanism" (ACAM), March 1986, to the Scottish Education Department, The final document for the validating body, the CNAA, Dec 1986, MFA Draft 2 (1 document) AC/4/1/4: Proposal for Postgraduate Course Leading to the Award of MA Fine Art, Jun 1987 (1 document) AC/4/1/5: Papers for the planning of proposed BA (Hons) Social Applications of Art & Design including: minutes of the Course Planning Committee; correspondence about meetings and planning the course; course specification proforma document; information about the proposed course; and planning workshop papers, 1990-1992 (1 folder) AC/4/1/6: BA Art & Design, A Course Proposal, First Draft, annotated copy with the name 'Ewan Hainey' handwritten on the front, Apr 1991 (1 document) AC/4/1/7: A Proposal for a Master's Degree in Design by Personal Project, School of Design and Craft, Mar 1993 (1 document) AC/4/1/8: Master of Design, Course Validation Document, Oct 1993 (1 document) AC/4/1/9: Documents for Glasgow School of Art courses in conjunction with the University of Glasgow School of Education, 1997 (1 folder): (a) Glasgow School of Art and University of Glasgow School of Education, Master of Philosophy (MPhil) in Art, Design and Architecture in Education, Course Proposal, Mar 1997 (1 document) (b) Glasgow School of Education Postgraduate Courses prospectus, 1997-1998 (1 document) AC/4/1/10: Bachelor of Design with Honours: BDes(Hons), Master of European Design: MDes, from the School of Design and Craft, and including input from the Faculty of Arts and Faculty of Social Sciences at the Univeristy of Glasgow, 1999 (3 documents): (a) External Validation document, Feb 1999 (b) Validation document, Jun 1999 (c) Appendices, Feb 1999

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Course Reviews

Files of documents regarding reviews of GSA Courses and Schools. Includes Course Reviews, Progress Reviews, and Critical Appraisals. Reviews include information such as samples of student surveys, samples of External Examiners' Reports, annual reporting information, student statistics, and visitors to the course. Files as follows: AC/5/7/1: Document explaining the Course Monitoring, Review and Validation process at the Art School, c1980 (1 document) AC/5/7/2: Glasgow School of Art: Progress Report on Fine Art, Design, Liberal Studies/History, July 1982 (1 document) AC/5/7/3: Glasgow School of Art Progress Review 1985, BA(Hons) Fine Art; BA(Hons) Design; MA Design (3 documents): (a) Part 1: General Submission; First Year Studies; Historical & Critical Studies; Library (b) Part 2: BA(Hons) Fine Art (c) Part 3: BA(Hons) Design; MA Design AC/5/7/4: MA Design, Progress Review 1986-1987 (1 document) AC/5/7/5: Course Monitoring and Review, 1989-1990, School of Fine Art, collection of papers e.g. Course Committee meeting papers, and Monitoring Meeting papers (1 document) AC/5/7/6: Glasgow School of Art, School of Fine Art, Course Monitoring & Review, BA(Hons) Fine Art, 1990 (1 document) AC/5/7/7: Glasgow School of Art, BA(Hons) Fine Art, Course Review Document for the visit on 13 Nov 1990, draft copy (1 bundle) AC/5/7/8: Glasgow School of Art, BA(Hons) Design, Critical Appraisal Documentation for the Internal Review of 15 Jan 1991 (1 document) AC/5/7/9: Glasgow School of Art School of Design and Craft BA(Honours) Design, Progress Review 1991 (1 document) AC/5/7/10: MA Fine Art Critical Appraisal, c1991-1992 (1 document) AC/5/7/11: MA Design Critical Appraisal, c1991-1992 (1 document) AC/5/7/12: File of Fine Art Self Assessments, April 1994 (1 folder) For courses: Painting; Printmaking; Sculpture; M.F.A.; Core and Contextual Studies, First Year Studies; and draft copy of Fine Art Handbook AC/5/7/13: Glasgow School of Art, Review of BA(Hons) in Fine Art, 1996 (4 documents): (a) Document 1: Review of BA(Hons) in Fine Art, Documentation (b) Document 2: BA(Hons) Fine Art Course Document (c) Document 3: School of Fine Art Annual Report, 1994/1995 (d) Document 4: School of Fine Art Proposed Academic Plan, 1994-1998 AC/5/7/14: Glasgow School of Art, Review of BA(Hons) in Design, 1996 (4 documents): (a) Document 1: Review of BA(Hons) in Design, Documentation (b) Document 2: Glasgow School of Art Prostectus, 1995/1996 (c) Document 3: School of Design and Craft Annual Report session 1994/1995 (d) Document 4: Design School Academic Plan, Session 1995/1996 AC/5/7/15: Folder of papers regarding the Review of Product Design Engineering, 1996 (1 folder) Includes documents such as: memos; list of panel members; list of documentation; summary of the Course Leader's paper; extracts from the student handbook; samples of External Examiners' Reports; samples of Annual Course Monitoring Reports; Course organisation; Performance Indicator data; samples of student feedback. AC/5/7/16: Review of Year 2 Department of Visual Communication, 11 Mar 1999 (1 folder) Includes papers and documents such as: handouts; report of a meeting about the review; notes and memos about the meeting; timetable for the meeting; School of Design and Craft, Review of Learning and Teaching, Strategic Change Report; samples of student project sheets; information about field trips and classes on location; examples of assessment sheets; CVs of staff and tutors; bound document of Higher Still Development Programme, Art and Design Studies, Glasgow School of Art First Year Student Case Studies. AC/5/7/17: Glasgow School of Art, Master of Design, Illustrative Material, February 2000 (1 document) Bound document of illustrative material for a review of Master of Design including samples of the following papers: Joint Course Committee/Staff Student Committee Minutes; Student Questionnaires on Quality of Learning and Teaching; External Examiners' Reports and Responses; Student Performance Indicators; Financial Resources; Sample Tutorial Reports.

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Craft Initiatives and Committees

Papers relating to Scottish Craft centres, initiatives, and committees including the papers of: The Scottish Craft Centre, the Crafts Advisory Committee, the Joint Crafts Committee, the Crafts Entrance Scheme, the Crafts Consultative Committee, and the Small Industries Council for Rural Areas of Scotland. Harry Barnes was involved in many Crafts Centres, Committees, and Councils, many of which were related and supported each other. The various crafts groups were concerned with the encouragement and support of Crafts and craftspeople in Scotland including activities in the areas of: training and apprenticeships, guidance for craftspeople, the marketing and sale of crafts, and indexes of craftspeople. Sub-series as follows: DIR/13/18/1: The Scottish Craft Centre, 1964-1978 DIR/13/18/2: The Joint Crafts Committee, 1964-1977 DIR/13/18/3: The Crafts Advisory Committee, 1972-1976 DIR/13/18/4: The Crafts Consultative Committee, 1977-1978 DIR/13/18/5: The Small Industries Council, 1968-1974 DIR/13/18/6: Other Crafts Papers, 1965-1973

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Departments and Courses

Harry Barnes' papers relating to the operation and development of Glasgow School of Art Departments and Courses. Also includes papers about courses held elsewhere for which Barnes was External Examiner, such as the BEd degree at Hamilton College. Papers as follows: DIR/13/4/1: Architecture, 1964-1979 DIR/13/4/2: Associateship Course, 1966-1973 DIR/13/4/3: Bachelor of Education (BEd) Degree, 1974-1978 DIR/13/4/4: Colour Group (H E Odling), 1965-1968 DIR/13/4/5: Drawing and Painting, 1938-1973 DIR/13/4/6: Embroidery and Weaving, 1970-1972 DIR/13/4/7: Evening School, 1965-1968 DIR/13/4/8: Fine Art Studies, 1977-1979 DIR/13/4/9: First Year Course, 1973 DIR/13/4/10: General Course, 1944-1972 DIR/13/4/11: Graphic Design, 1970-1976 DIR/13/4/12: Honours Course, 1961-1967 DIR/13/4/13: Industrial Design, 1958-1960 DIR/13/4/14: Interior Design, 1967-1972 DIR/13/4/15: Liberal Studies, 1964-1977 DIR/13/4/16: The Library, 1952-1972 DIR/13/4/17: Mural and Stained Glass Design, 1970-1973 DIR/13/4/18: Photography, 1969-1972 DIR/13/4/19: Planning Department, 1964-1978 DIR/13/4/20: Product Design, 1971-1973 DIR/13/4/21: Sculpture, 1971-1973 DIR/13/4/22: Silversmithing, 1963-1977 DIR/13/4/23: Textiles, 1970-1972 DIR/13/4/24: Mixed Course Papers, 1955-1959

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Desk Diaries of Douglas Percy Bliss

Desk Diaries of Douglas Percy Bliss. Page-per-day diaries recording appointments and meetings, and ocassionaly with enclosures such as letters. Diaries as follows: DIR/12/3/1: 1947 DIR/12/3/2: 1948 DIR/12/3/3: 1949 DIR/12/3/4: 1950 DIR/12/3/5: 1951 DIR/12/3/6: 1952 DIR/12/3/7: 1953

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