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Correspondence of D P Bliss

Correspondence of Douglas Percy Bliss, 1947. Including correspondence and notes relating to: accommodation in School and consultation of Keppie & Henderson; Exhibition of Danish Domestic Design; Regional Building in the USA Exhibition; acquisition of Mackintosh panel from Miss Knox Arthur; Bliss' acceptance as St Mungo Prize selector; Exhibition of Scottish Pottery; request by Roy Aitken & Co for students whose forte is animal picture groups; RSA exhibition in Airdrie opened by Bliss; correspondence about Marcel Breuer's proposed visit to Glasgow; correspondence between Bliss and James Brown (of Colmonell) regarding illustrators and illustrated books; letter congratulating R H Blyth on painting at RSA show; reproduction of Bliss' painting of Windley in 'North Midland Country' book; re-arrangement of GSA basement; visit of Professor Wu Tso-Rjeng (aka Ou Sogone); lecture on 'Scottish Landscape Painting'; proposed exhibition of British Graphic Art in Austria, Czechoslovakia, and Poland; lecture on 'Modern Book Illustration'; Jean Fraser, concerning photos of Mackintosh furniture; proposed competition from Wm Collins Sons & Co Ltd; proposed Course for Industrial Designers; Messrs Munro & Co Ltd, Bliss asking for their help in finding a teacher for hosiery design; Mr Paterson, Mitchell Library, sending two books on Japanese Prints to the Art School; correspondence about the Needlework Development Scheme; Sir John Stirling Maxwell about a mural at Ballachuilish; correspondence about a proposed Mackintosh Room in the School; McCorquodale & Co Ltd, Printers, about the School prospectus; Report: 'Art in the Glasgow Schools... March 1947'; correspondence with the 'Oil & Colour Chemists' Association'; A R Surrock, the Royal Scottish Academy, about a gift of £50 to the School; correspondence with the Scottish Woolen Technical College; notice about the Scottish Tourist Board, National Publicity Campaign Competition; the Sturrocks about 'Mackintoshiana'; correspondence with the Scottish Education Department; correspondence with the SRC about the School Refectory; correspondence with James Templeton & Co, Carpet Manufacturers; Victoria and Albert Museum, Bliss asking for a loan of a case illustrating the process of Wood-block Colour printing; correspondence about a visit of Walter Wilkinson, Master pupeteer; correspondence about the visit of Professor Muche of Krefeld who is advising the School on matters of Textile Design. Folders as follows: DIR/12/1/2/1: Correspondence, A-L, 1947 DIR/12/1/2/2: Correspondence, M-Z, 1947

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Correspondence of D P Bliss

Correspondence of Douglas Percy Bliss, 1952. Includes correspondence with: Dr Thomas Anderson, the Department of Infectious Diseases, about a memorial window to John Brownlee; papers about the Scottish Central (Art) Institutions conference; the Arts Council of Great Britain; correspondence with other Principals of Art Schools in Scotland: Dundee, Aberdeen and Edinburgh; John Betjeman, about his lecturing on Victorian Architecture at Edinburgh; correspondence with the British Council; correspondence and papers about a Bookbinding & Lettering Exhibition, 1-15 Mar 1952; the Council of Industrial Design, Scottish Committee, about various matters such as meetings, collaborations, and competitions; William Cormack, Stow College of Enginering, about inspections of the Pottery Department; correspondence with the Dryad Press; correspondence with the Edinburgh College of Art; Sir James French, about a printing press; correspondence with the Furniture Development Council; Gayonnes Ltd, about Sylvia Chalmers' designs; correspondence about the Glasgow School of Art Association; correspondence with the Governors of the School; Earl Haig about a lecture from Victor Pasmore at the School; correspondence about Hospitalfield; correspondence with Jordanhill Training College; Liberty & Co Ltd, about an exhibition of furniture; a list of books to be added to the Library; correspondence about the Needlework Development Scheme; correspondence with the National Trust for Scotland; 'Picture Post' magazine, about an article on the Glasgow School of Art Fashion Parade; Permits for the use of School premises; Private correspondence of Bliss; correspondence with the Royal College of Art; correspondence with the Scottish Central (Art) Institutions; correspondence with the Scottish Education Department; correspondence about student Miss Elizabeth Stewart and her flair for Fashion Design; correspondence about the Scottish Commando Memorial Fund; correspondence with the Students' Representative Council; correspondence with School Staff; correspondence with the University of Glasgow; 'Vogue' magazine, about students to do drawings for the magazine; correspondence with the Victoria & Albert Museum; Mr C Wright, asking advice about a career as a Commercial Designer, includes sketch of a boat in a harbour. Folders as follows: DIR/12/1/8/1: Correspondence, 'A', 1952 DIR/12/1/8/2: 'Art School Principals', 1952 DIR/12/1/8/3: Correspondence, 'B', 1952 DIR/12/1/8/4: 'Bookbinding & Lettering Exhibition', 1952 DIR/12/1/8/5: Correspondence, 'C', 1952 DIR/12/1/8/6: Correspondence, 'D', 1952 DIR/12/1/8/7: Correspondence, 'E', 1952 DIR/12/1/8/8: Correspondence, 'F', 1952 DIR/12/1/8/9: Correspondence, 'G', 1952 DIR/12/1/8/10: 'Governors', 1952 DIR/12/1/8/11: Correspondence, 'H', 1952 DIR/12/1/8/12: Correspondence, 'I', 1952 DIR/12/1/8/13: Correspondence, 'J', 1952 DIR/12/1/8/14: Correspondence, 'K', 1952 DIR/12/1/8/15: Correspondence, 'L', 1952 DIR/12/1/8/16: Correspondence, 'M', 1952 DIR/12/1/8/17: Correspondence, 'Mc', 1952 DIR/12/1/8/18: Correspondence, 'N', 1952 DIR/12/1/8/19: Correspondence, 'O', 1952 DIR/12/1/8/20: Correspondence, 'P', 1952 DIR/12/1/8/21: 'Permits for the use of School Premises', 1952 DIR/12/1/8/22: 'Private Correspondence', 1952 DIR/12/1/8/23:  Correspondence, 'R', 1952 DIR/12/1/8/24: Correspondence, 'S', 1952 DIR/12/1/8/25: 'Scottish Commando Memorial Fund', 1952 DIR/12/1/8/26: 'SRC-Students Representative Council', 1952 DIR/12/1/8/27: 'Staff', 1952 DIR/12/1/8/28: Correspondence, 'T', 1952 DIR/12/1/8/29: Correspondence, 'U', 1952 DIR/12/1/8/30: Correspondence, 'V', 1952 DIR/12/1/8/31: Correspondence, 'W', 1952 DIR/12/1/8/32: Correspondence, 'Y & Z', 1952

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Correspondence of D P Bliss

Correspondence of Douglas Percy Bliss, 1960-1961. Includes correspondence with: the Arts Council of Great Britain, about lectures; James Anderson & Co, about the retirement of Mr Whitaker; correspondence with other Principals of the main 4 Art Colleges in Scotland and Technical Institutes; correspondence with Art Colleges and Departments other than the Scottish 4; the Business Archives Council of Scotland about an exhibition of business archives; Miss Jean Brodie, about Bliss delivering a lecture to the Glasgow Association of University Women; Blackie & Son Ltd, about pamphlets from the Society of Industrial Artists; the BBC, about an exhibition of original drawings for "The Radio Times"; correspondence about the Bellahouston Bequest Fund; correspondence about the carpet for Glasgow Cathedral; correspondence with the Corporation of Glasgow; correspondence with the Council of Industrial Design; correspondence about the Dante Alighieri Society; the Danish Institute about a student visit; Mrs Lucienne Day about being an external assessor; correspondence with the Franco Scottish Society; the Glasgow Institute of Architects, about the new Department of Architecture; Glasgow Civic Art Association, about Exhibitions; Glasgow Buildings Guardian Committee; correspondence about Ghana school of Technology; correspondence with the School Governors; correspondence about Hospitalfield; Sir Hector Hetherington, University of Glasgow, about the BSc in Architecture; the Italian Consul, about the Dante Alighieri Society; correspondence with Jordanhill College of Education; correspondence about an Industrial Design Exhibition; Mr Kay-Larsen, about the Danish Institute; correspondence with Keppie, Henderson & Partners; correspondence with the Lady Artist's Club; the London School of Printing, Bliss asking if he can visit; correspondence about the Leverhulme Research Awards; correspondence about London visits; the Museum of Modern Art, New York, about their Art Nouveau Exhibition; the William Morris Society; McCorquodale Printers, about printing Bliss' Christmas Card for the year; correspondence about a C R Mackintosh Exhibition in 1961; correspondence with 'Mostra Della Moda' about a Mackintosh furniture exhibition in Turin; correspondence about the Needlework Development Scheme; the National Book League, about an exhibition that the Art School will house; Eli Prins, about lecturing at the School; Miss Eliosa Paganelli, about an Italian translation for a passage about Mackintosh; the Pollok House Society of Glasgow; Permits; personal correspondence of Bliss; the Royal Scottish Academy, Joan Eardley, about her acting as the Assessor of the RSA; Rowan & Boden Ltd, about a Design Competition; Lady Rosebery about a Prize she would like to endow; correspondence about the St Mungo Prize; the Scottish National Portrait Gallery about a reproduction of a photograph of Charles Rennie Mackintosh; The Scottish Field magazine, about images of Mackintosh; Mrs Mary Sturrock, about Mackintosh exhibitions; Rafael Squirru, Director of the Museum of Modern Art, Buenos Aires, about his visiting the Art School to deliver a lecture; the Scottish Art Teachers' Association; correspondence with the Scottish Education Department; correspondence with the School Secretary, Mr Black; correspondence with School Staff; correspondence with current and prospective students; the University of Glasgow, about a Turin Exhibition and the BSc in Architecture; correspondence with the Victoria & Albert Museum; the Wedgwood Museum, about Portland Vases; the Workers' Educational Association, about tutoring Art Classes for the association; Crissie White, about her award of an Embroidery Prize. Folders as follows: DIR/12/1/16/1: Correspondence, 'A', 1960-1961 DIR/12/1/16/2: 'Art Colleges, the 4 Scottish', 1960-1961 DIR/12/1/16/3: 'Art Colleges, excluding the 4 Scottish', 1960-1961 DIR/12/1/16/4: Correspondence, 'B', 1960-1961 DIR/12/1/16/5: 'The British Council', 1960-1961 DIR/12/1/16/6: Correspondence, 'C', 1960-1961 DIR/12/1/16/7: 'Council of Industrial Design', 1960-1961 DIR/12/1/16/8: Correspondence, 'D', 1960-1961 DIR/12/1/16/9: Correspondence, 'E', 1960-1961 DIR/12/1/16/10: Correspondence, 'F', 1960-1961 DIR/12/1/16/11: Correspondence, 'G', 1960-1961 DIR/12/1/16/12: 'Ghana', 1960-1961 DIR/12/1/16/13: 'Governors', 1960-1961 DIR/12/1/16/14: Correspondence, 'H', 1960-1961 DIR/12/1/16/15: Correspondence, 'I - J', 1960-1961 DIR/12/1/16/16: 'Industrial Design Exhibition', 1960-1961 DIR/12/1/16/17: Correspondence, 'K', 1960-1961 DIR/12/1/16/18: 'Keppie, Henderson & Partners', 1960-1961 DIR/12/1/16/19: Correspondence, 'L', 1960-1961 DIR/12/1/16/20: 'London Visits', 1960-1961 DIR/12/1/16/21: Correspondence, 'M', 1960-1961 DIR/12/1/16/22: Correspondence, 'Mc', 1960-1961 DIR/12/1/16/23: 'Mackintosh, C R', 1960-1961 DIR/12/1/16/24: 'Mostra Della Moda', 1960-1961 DIR/12/1/16/25: Correspondence, 'N', 1960-1961 DIR/12/1/16/26: Correspondence, 'O', 1960-1961 DIR/12/1/16/27: Correspondence, 'P', 1960-1961 DIR/12/1/16/28: 'Permits', 1960-1961 DIR/12/1/16/29: 'Personal', 1960-1961 DIR/12/1/16/30: Correspondence, 'R', 1960-1961 DIR/12/1/16/31: Correspondence, 'S', 1960-1961 DIR/12/1/16/32: 'Scottish Education Department', 1960-1961 DIR/12/1/16/33: 'Secretary', 1960-1961 DIR/12/1/16/34: 'Staff', 1960-1961 DIR/12/1/16/35: 'Students', 1960-1961 DIR/12/1/16/36: 'Students- prospective', 1960-1961 DIR/12/1/16/37: Correspondence, 'T', 1960-1961 DIR/12/1/16/38: Correspondence, 'U', 1960-1961 DIR/12/1/16/39: Correspondence, 'V', 1960-1961 DIR/12/1/16/40: Correspondence, 'W', 1960-1961 DIR/12/1/16/41: Correspondence, 'Y - Z', 1960-1961

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Correspondence of D P Bliss

Correspondence of Douglas Percy Bliss, 1961-1962. Includes correspondence with: Sir William F Arbuckle, about Bliss joining an informal Committee of the Scottish Education Department; correspondence with other Principals of the main 4 Art Colleges in Scotland; correspondence with Art Colleges and Departments other than the Scottish 4; correspondence with Kelvingrove Museum & Art Gallery; the Arts Council of Great Britain; James A Banks, about an account of the Glasgow School of Architecture; the British Red Cross Society, about a poster competition; correspondence about the Bellahouston Bequest; Ralph Brown, about his becoming a visiting lecturer; the British Council about a visit by Mr Fujio Koyama; D L Cochrane, about the teaching of Textile Design at the School; correspondence about the John & Mabel Craig Bequest; the Corporation of Glasgow; the Council for Industrial Design; Dr W Cameron Davidson, about visiting Glasgow School of Art and about his father's house, Windyhill, and its furniture; correspondence about the Dante Alighieri Society; the Danish Institute about a Danish Design Exhibition; Miss Joan Eardley, about the award of a Royal Scottish Academy painting prize; D M Elliot, the Scottish Film Council, about a collection of Art Slides for the Art School; the Factory Inspectorate, about the School Pottery Department; the Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths' Exhibit at the British Exhibition, Stockholm, 1962: Diary information; Glasgow Buildings Guardian Committee, about meetings; Glasgow Art Club, about a Fashion Parade; correspondence about a visit by Bliss to Germany, 1962; correspondence about the School of Art & Crafts, Kumasi, Ghana; correspondence with the Governors of the Art School; correspondence about Hospitalfield; House & Garden magazine, about chairs by Glasgow Students for their timber Holiday House at the Ideal Homes Exhibition; the Italian Consul, about a visit to the School by Barone Ferdinando; correspondence with Jordanhill Training College; correspondence about the visit of Mr Fujio Koyama; correspondence with Keppie, Henderson & Partners; correspondence with the Lady Artists' Club; correspondence about the Leverhulme Research Awards; correspondence about a London visit 1962; Alastair Morton, Edinburgh Weavers, about a visit; MacKay and van Zijl, international advertising, about the design for a whisky advertisment; correspondence about Charles Rennie Mackintosh furniture and a brochure; correspondence with 'Mostra Della Moda' about a Mackintosh furniture exhibition in Turin; the National Book League; correspondence about the Needlework Development Scheme; correspondence with the Glasgow School of Occupational Therapy; the Scottish Association of Opticians, about a design competition; Miss Agnes Miller Parker, about an exhibition she had at the Art School; Eli Prins about lectures at the Art School; Bliss' personal correspondence; the Royal Scottish Academy about the RSA Award and other matters; Bridget Riley, about her exhibition and a visit to Glasgow; Stockholm School of Arts and Crafts; correspondence about the St Mungo Prize; Maurice de Sausmarez, about his lectures in Glasgow; correspondence about the Scottish Hotel School; correspondence with Mr Schotz; the Secretary of the School; correspondence with the Scottish Education Department; correspondence about a Slide collection for the School; Mr William Soukop; correspondence with School Staff and the Staff Association; correspondence with prospective students; correspondence about Town Planning; the Tree Lovers' Society; the University of Glasgow; the Victoria & Albert Museum. Folders as follows: DIR/12/1/17/1: Correspondence, 'A', 1961-1962 DIR/12/1/17/2: 'Art Colleges, the four Scottish', 1961-1962 DIR/12/1/17/3: 'Art Colleges, others', 1961-1962 DIR/12/1/17/4: 'Art Gallery', 1961-1962 DIR/12/1/17/5: 'Arts Council', 1961-1962 DIR/12/1/17/6: Correspondence, 'B', 1961-1962 DIR/12/1/17/7: Correspondence, 'C', 1961-1962 DIR/12/1/17/8: 'Corporation of Glasgow', 1961-1962 DIR/12/1/17/9: 'Council of Industrial Design', 1961-1962 DIR/12/1/17/10: Correspondence, 'D', 1961-1962 DIR/12/1/17/11: 'Danish Institute- Danish Design Exhibition', 1961-1962 DIR/12/1/17/12: Correspondence, 'E', 1961-1962 DIR/12/1/17/13: Correspondence, 'F', 1961-1962 DIR/12/1/17/14: Correspondence, 'G', 1961-1962 DIR/12/1/17/15: 'Germany', 1961-1962 DIR/12/1/17/16: 'Ghana', 1961-1962 DIR/12/1/17/17: 'Governors', 1961-1962 DIR/12/1/17/18: Correspondence, 'H', 1961-1962 DIR/12/1/17/19: Correspondence, 'I - J', 1961-1962 DIR/12/1/17/20: Correspondence, 'K', 1961-1962 DIR/12/1/17/21: 'Keppie, Henderson & Partners', 1961-1962 DIR/12/1/17/22: Correspondence, 'L', 1961-1962 DIR/12/1/17/23: 'London Visit 1962' DIR/12/1/17/24: Correspondence, 'M', 1961-1962 DIR/12/1/17/25: Correspondence, 'Mc', 1961-1962 DIR/12/1/17/26: 'Mackintosh, C R, Brochure', 1961-1962 DIR/12/1/17/27: 'Mostra Della Moda', 1961-1962 DIR/12/1/17/28: Correspondence, 'N', 1961-1962 DIR/12/1/17/29: 'National Book League', 1961-1962 DIR/12/1/17/30: 'Needlework Development Scheme', 1961-1962 DIR/12/1/17/31: Correspondence, 'O', 1961-1962 DIR/12/1/17/32: Correspondence, 'P', 1961-1962 DIR/12/1/17/33: 'Personal', 1961-1962 DIR/12/1/17/34: Correspondence, 'R', 1961-1962 DIR/12/1/17/35: Correspondence, 'S', 1961-1962 DIR/12/1/17/36: 'Schotz, Mr', 1961-1962 DIR/12/1/17/37: 'Secretary', 1961-1962 DIR/12/1/17/38: 'SED' (Scottish Education Department), 1961-1962 DIR/12/1/17/39: 'Slides', 1961-1962 DIR/12/1/17/40: 'Soukop, Mr Willi', 1961-1962 DIR/12/1/17/41: 'Staff', 1961-1962 DIR/12/1/17/42: 'Staff and Staff Association', 1961-1962 DIR/12/1/17/43: 'Students, prospective', 1961-1962 DIR/12/1/17/44: Correspondence, 'T', 1961-1962 DIR/12/1/17/45: Correspondence, 'U', 1961-1962 DIR/12/1/17/46: Correspondence, 'V', 1961-1962 DIR/12/1/17/47: Correspondence, 'W - X', 1961-1962 DIR/12/1/17/48: Correspondence, 'Y', 1961-1962

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Correspondence of D P Bliss

Correspondence of Douglas Percy Bliss, 1947-1948. Includes correspondence with: The Arts Council of Great Britain about Exhibitions; Gray's School of Art, Aberdeen; The British Council about a visit from Professor Ludwig Baldass; the British School at Rome; Allan Boase, University of Glasgow, about a Chair of Fine Arts at the University; correspondence about the Glasgow School of Art Association; College of Arts and Crafts, Birmingham, about the appointment of a teacher of Embroidery; The BBC about the Scottish Design Competition; The Council of Industrial Design about Exhibitions and their Conference; The Corporation of Glasgow, about the potato harvest; Minutes of the Conference of Representatives from the Central (Art) Institutions, 05 Mar 1948; Miss Joan Eardley about an Exhibition; Glasgow Art Gallery & Museums; correspondence about Hospitalfield; Arthur Guiness & Co ltd, about sending the School booklets; correspondence about the Book Binding Room, formerly the Animal Room, in the Art School; The Edinburgh College of Art about staffing salaries; correspondence with Central (Art) Institutions, Gray's School of Art Aberdeen, Dundee College of Art, and Edinburgh College of Art; correspondence about the Needlework Development Scheme; McCorquodale Co Ltd Printers about the Art School prospectus; Hornsey School of Art about an Exhibition; New Zealand Government Offices about a place for a student they have awarded a bursary; Nikolaus Pevsner, Penguin Books, about architectural plans of the School building; The Royal Scottish Academy of Music, about a proposed Drama School; The Saltire Society about a Housing Design Competition; correspondence with the Scottish Woollen Technical College; correspondence with the Scottish Education Department; article on 'Lennox Paterson's Wood-Engravings' by D P Bliss; Basil Spence about a talk at the Art School; correspondence with the Glasgow Tree Lovers' Society; Sheffield College of Art about a Silversmithing Exhibition. Folders as follows: DIR/12/1/3/1: Correspondence, A-L, 1947-1948 DIR/12/1/3/2: 'Appointments to Teaching Staff', 1947-1948 DIR/12/1/3/3: 'Central Art Institutions', 1947-1948 DIR/12/1/3/4: 'Commandos' Scottish Appeal', 1947-1948 DIR/12/1/3/5: Correspondence, M-Z, 1947-1948 DIR/12/1/3/6: 'Models' Wages', 1947-1948 DIR/12/1/3/7: 'Pottery Kiln', 1947-1948 DIR/12/1/3/8: 'Silversmithing Exhibition', 1948

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Correspondence of D P Bliss

Correspondence of Douglas Percy Bliss, 1951. Includes correspondence and papers: Herbert D Adams about selling box-wood to the Art School; a review of ARK, a student magazine; the Arts Council of Great Britain, including a programme of 'fixtures', Dec 1951; correspondence with Principals of other Art Schools in Scotland: Dundee, Edinburgh, Aberdeen; corresponence about the British Electricity Association Posters; Sam Black, the National Committee for the Training of Teachers, about teaching in the School; information about the James Brough Memorial Prize, 1950-51; the British School at Rome about Scholarships; correspondence about a competition to design a curtain for the Cosmo Cinema; correspondence with the Council of Industrial Design, Scottish Committee about various matters including the Register of Designers for Scotland; correspondence with the Danish Society about a Scholarship; correspondence with the Edinburgh College of Art; correspondence about the Festival of Britain; the Folio Society ltd about the illustrating of a rediscovered Thomas Jefferson Hogg novel; Georgia Institute of Technology about a visit to study Mackintosh; correspondence with the Governors of the School; correspondence about the Hospitalfield Trust; Imperial Chemical Industries Ltd, about a Trade Mark competition; Miss Margie Johnstone, asking advice about becoming a dress designer, includes illustrations; correspondence with Liberty & Co Ltd, about an exhibition of Furniture designed and made by students; correspondence about the Needlework Development Scheme; Charles Paine about a visit to the School and personal matters; document: 'The Scope and Standard of Work Expected by a Student at Diploma Level who is Specialising in Pottery at the Glasgow School of Art'; Permits for the use of School premises; private correspondence of Bliss; correspondence and papers about an Exhibition courtesy of the Rayon Industry Design Centre; correspondence with the Royal College of Art, Kensington; personal receipts of Bliss; correspondence and papers about the Harold W Sanderson Art in Industry Fund; correspondence with the Scottish Education Department; correspondence with the SRC; correspondence with Staff; Glasgow Tree Lovers Society; Victoria & Albert Museum, pamphlet of 'Material Available for Loan to Art Schools...'; Walter Wilkinson, inviting him to the Art School to perform a Puppet Show. Folders as follows: DIR/12/1/7/1: Directions on 'Filing Letters for the Director', Dec 1951 DIR/12/1/7/2: Correspondence, 'A', 1951 DIR/12/1/7/3: 'Art School Principals', 1951 DIR/12/1/7/4: Correspondence, 'B', 1951 DIR/12/1/7/5: Correspondence, 'C', 1951 DIR/12/1/7/6: Correspondence, 'D', 1951 DIR/12/1/7/7: Correspondence, 'E', 1951 DIR/12/1/7/8: Correspondence, 'F', 1951 DIR/12/1/7/9: Correspondence, 'G', 1951 DIR/12/1/7/10: 'Governors', 1951 DIR/12/1/7/11: Correspondence, 'H', 1951 DIR/12/1/7/12: Correspondence, 'I', 1951 DIR/12/1/7/13: Correspondence, 'J', 1951 DIR/12/1/7/14: Correspondence, 'K', 1951 DIR/12/1/7/15: Correspondence, 'L', 1951 DIR/12/1/7/16: 'Library', 1951 DIR/12/1/7/17: Correspondence, 'M', 1951 DIR/12/1/7/18: Correspondence, 'Mc', 1951 DIR/12/1/7/19: Correspondence, 'N', 1951 DIR/12/1/7/20: Correspondence, 'O', 1951 DIR/12/1/7/21: Correspondence, 'P', 1951 DIR/12/1/7/22: 'Permits', 1951 DIR/12/1/7/23: 'Private Correspondence', 1951 DIR/12/1/7/24: Correspondence, 'R', 1951 DIR/12/1/7/25: 'Receipts- Personal', 1951 DIR/12/1/7/26: Correspondence, 'S', 1951 DIR/12/1/7/27: 'SRC Correspondence', 1951 DIR/12/1/7/28: 'Staff', 1951 DIR/12/1/7/29: Correspondence, 'T', 1951 DIR/12/1/7/30: Correspondence, 'V', 1951 DIR/12/1/7/31: Correspondence, 'W', 1951 DIR/12/1/7/32: Correspondence, 'Y & Z', 1951

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Correspondence of D P Bliss

Correspondence of Douglas Percy Bliss, 1956. Includes correspondence with: the Associated Examining Board; correspondence with the Arts Council of Great Britain; correspondence with other Principals of Art Schools in Scotland and staff; Sam Black, Jordanhill Training College, about an Honours Art qualification; Edward Bawden about a recommendation for a position at the Art School; Freeman Bass, about the formation of a William Morris Society; G K Beaulah, about the Glasgow School of Art Coat of Arms; Duncan R Currie, a report of his travels in Scandinavian countries; Emilio Coia, about a Glasgow Art Ball; correspondence with the Corporation of Glasgow; correspondence with The Cotton Board; the Dante Alighieri Society; correspondence with the Design Research Unit; correspondence about the Diploma Show; the Educational Institute of Scotland, Central Art Committee, about the Art Section and the qualifications of teachers; Miss Kathleen Forrest, about her travels in Italy and Spain; correspondence with the Glasgow Institute of Architects; correspondence with the Governors of the School; Elizabeth P Hamilton, about her travels in Holland; James S Hooper about his travels in Italy; correspondence about the Hospitalfield Trust; correspondence with Anthony Hunt; Miss Jean Irwin, about the lectures she delivered to 3rd year students; correspondence about Leverhulme Research Awards; Mitchells, Johnston & Co, about the Bellahouston Bequest Fund; Miss Elizabeth B Mitchell, from the Town and Country Planning Association, about the projected Stow College building; Letter to the Occupier of the House, Southpark Avenue, asking if the house owner would let a student into the house to view some of their Mackintosh furniture; Isabel Macintosh, about an article on Cosimo Rosselli written by Bliss for Scottish Art Review; Mrs McKenzie-Anderson, the Tree Lovers Society; correspondence with George Middlemass, the Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts; correspondence about the Needlework Development Scheme; correspondence with Pei Tze-Sheng, the Exhibition Delegation of the People's Republic of China, about a display at Wylie & Lochhead Ltd; Nikolaus Pevsner, about a Mackintosh Tea Room; Permits for the use of School property; private correspondence; the Scottish Union of Students, about a proposed Soviet student delegation; correspondence with the Scottish Education Department; Hugh Scrutton about his visit to Glasgow; correspondence with the SRC; correspondence with School Staff; the National Association for the prevention of Tuberculosis, about a poster competition; correspondence with the Victoria & Albert Museum; William Young about a bronze figurine a student was casting fo him. Folders as follows: DIR/12/1/12/1: Correspondence, 'A', 1956 DIR/12/1/12/2: 'Arts Council of Great Britain', 1956 DIR/12/1/12/3: 'Art School Principals', 1956 DIR/12/1/12/4: Correspondence, 'B', 1956 DIR/12/1/12/5: Correspondence, 'C', 1956 DIR/12/1/12/6: 'Corporation of Glasgow', 1956 DIR/12/1/12/7: 'Cotton, The Board', 1956 DIR/12/1/12/8: Correspondence, 'D', 1956 DIR/12/1/12/9: 'Dante Alighieri Society', 1956 DIR/12/1/12/10: 'Design Research Unit', 1956 DIR/12/1/12/11: 'Diploma Show', 1956 DIR/12/1/12/12: Correspondence, 'E', 1956 DIR/12/1/12/13: Correspondence, 'F', 1956 DIR/12/1/12/14: Correspondence, 'G', 1956 DIR/12/1/12/15: 'Glasgow Institute of Architects', 1956 DIR/12/1/12/16: 'Governors', 1956 DIR/12/1/12/17: Correspondence, 'H', 1956 DIR/12/1/12/18: 'Hospitalfield Trust', 1956 DIR/12/1/12/19: 'Hunt, Anthony', 1956 DIR/12/1/12/20: Correspondence, 'I - J', 1956 DIR/12/1/12/21: Correspondence, 'K', 1956 DIR/12/1/12/22: Correspondence, 'L', 1956 DIR/12/1/12/23: Correspondence, 'M', 1956 DIR/12/1/12/24: Correspondence, 'Mc', 1956 DIR/12/1/12/25: 'Middlemas, George', 1956 DIR/12/1/12/26: Correspondence, 'N', 1956 DIR/12/1/12/27: Correspondence, 'O', 1956 DIR/12/1/12/28: Correspondence, 'P - Q', 1956 DIR/12/1/12/29: 'Permits', 1956 DIR/12/1/12/30: 'Private correspondence', 1956 DIR/12/1/12/31: Correspondence, 'R', 1956 DIR/12/1/12/32: Correspondence, 'S', 1956 DIR/12/1/12/33: 'Scottish Education Department', 1956 DIR/12/1/12/34: 'Scrutton, Hugh', 1956 DIR/12/1/12/35: 'SRC', 1956 DIR/12/1/12/36: 'Staff', 1956 DIR/12/1/12/37: Correspondence, 'T', 1956 DIR/12/1/12/38: 'Victoria & Albert Museum', 1956 DIR/12/1/12/39: Correspondence, 'W - X', 1956 DIR/12/1/12/40: Correspondence, 'Y', 1956 DIR/12/1/12/41: Correspondence, 'Z', 1956

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Correspondence of D P Bliss

Correspondence of Douglas Percy Bliss, 1948. Includes correspondence with: The Arts Council of Great Britain, about a memorial exhibition of James Pryde and collecting material for a C R Mackintosh Exhibition; 'Art and Industry' magazine about an industrial design competition; The Scottish Council (Development and Industry) about the Scottish Industries Exhibition; John Brown & Co Ltd, Engineers and Shipbuilders, about a student visit to the liner 'Caronia'; The British Council about a visit by Mr Utam Singh; Report by Mr Edward Bawden on Design and Crafts and Commercial Art Diploma Adjudications, Jun 1948; John F Carson, about the Bellahouston Bequest; correspondence about the Council of Industrial Design Conference, "Desginer to User"; William Collins Sons & Co Ltd, about a programme of training for Warehouse Apprentices; tickets to the Distribution of Diplomas; correspondence with other Art Colleges: Edinburgh College of Art, Dundee College of Art and Gray's, Aberdeen; Elspeth A Dickson, about donating her late sister's art materials to the School; correspondence about acquiring Bookbinding materials for the School; Ministry of Education Reports on the National Short Course for Teachers, 'Architectural Education' and Examinations in Art, 1948; correspondence about Hospitalfield; Report on the work of students at Hospitalfield 1948; Keppie & Henderson about the selection of teachers; Memorandum on the Teaching of Fine Art; correspondence about the Needlework Development Scheme; Stockport School of Art about a new kiln; School Permits for the use of School premises; Nikolaus Pevsner about a Mackintosh book; The Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland, Architectural Prizes and Studentships, 1947/48; correspondence with the Royal Scottish Academy; Robert A Stewart, Interim Report; correspondence with the Scottish Education Department; list of prospective dances and functions of the SRC 1948-49; correspondence with the Anti-Vivisection Society; circular to staff about a revised scale of salaries; the Saltire Society about Bliss delivering a lecture; list of awards for Competitions for Woven Fabrics, Knitted Fabrics, Yarns and Designs for Printed Fabrics, 1948, The Textile Institute. Folders as follows: DIR/12/1/4/1: Correspondence, A-L, 1948 DIR/12/1/4/2: Correspondence, M-Z, 1948

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Correspondence of D P Bliss

Correspondence of Douglas Percy Bliss, 1949. Includes correspondence with: Edinburgh College of Art about a meeting in Perth; Gray's School of Art, Aberdeen; Dundee College of Art about matters such as salary scales; the Corporation of Glasgow about lectures; The Arts Council of Great Britain about the Exhibition 'Art for All'; Bliss' personal correspondence; British School at Rome, about the Rome Scholarship; Rev James Chisholm, about a Foundation which has been set up to encourage craftsmanship; Glasgow Careers Council about a visit to the School; Creamola Food Products about a working model of their logo; the Council of Industrial Design about an Exhibition in Chicago; the Cosmo cinema, about the film 'la Belle et la Bete'; Mrs Davidson and Mr Duncan about a Flat Bed press; Danish Royal Academy of Fine Art about a student placement; Daily Mail, Ideal Homes Exhibition; Joan Eardley correspondence; correspondence with the Governors; correspondence with Glasgow University Settlement; correspondence about the Glasgow University Centenary Medal; proposed itinerary of Margaret D Gillan under the Travelling Scholarships; correspondence about Hospitalfield; Dr Honeyman, Glasgow Art Galleries; correspondence about the Lady Artists' Club; Conrad McKenna about his travel experiences; correspondence about the Needlework Development Scheme; the National Committee for the Training of Teachers; the Polish Council; Nikolaus Pevsner about a visit to the School; correspondence about a Pre-Raphaelite Lecture; Royal Society of British Artists; some Reports from Assessors, 1949; correspondence about the St Mungo Prize; Miss Rose Carleton Smyth about gifts to the School in memory of her sisters, Dorothy and Olive; correspondence about a Sculpture Exhibition; correspondence with the SRC; correspondence about the Staff Association; correspondence with Benno Schotz; correspondence with the Tree Lovers' Society; D C Thomson and Co, about a vacancy in their firm; correspondence with the Victoria and Albert Museum. Folders as follows: DIR/12/1/5/1: Index of Correspondence for the year 1949 DIR/12/1/5/2: Correspondence, 'A', 1949 DIR/12/1/5/3: Correspondence, 'B', 1949 DIR/12/1/5/4: 'Bateman', 1949-1954 DIR/12/1/5/5: Correspondence, 'C', 1949 DIR/12/1/5/6: Correspondence, 'D', 1949 DIR/12/1/5/7: Correspondence, 'E', 1949 DIR/12/1/5/8: 'Eardley Correspondence', 1949 DIR/12/1/5/9: Correspondence, 'F', 1949 DIR/12/1/5/10: Correspondence, 'G', 1949 DIR/12/1/5/11: Correspondence, 'H', 1949 DIR/12/1/5/12: Correspondence, 'I', 1949 DIR/12/1/5/13: Correspondence, 'J', 1949 DIR/12/1/5/14: Correspondence, 'K', 1949 DIR/12/1/5/15: Correspondence, 'L', 1949 DIR/12/1/5/16: Correspondence, 'M', 1949 DIR/12/1/5/17: Correspondence, 'Mc', 1949 DIR/12/1/5/18: Correspondence, 'N', 1949 DIR/12/1/5/19: Correspondence, 'O', 1949 DIR/12/1/5/20: Correspondence, 'P', 1949 DIR/12/1/5/21: Correspondence, 'R', 1949 DIR/12/1/5/22: Correspondence, 'S', 1949 DIR/12/1/5/23: Correspondence, 'T', 1949 DIR/12/1/5/24: Correspondence, 'U-Y', 1949

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Correspondence of D P Bliss

Correspondence of Douglas Percy Bliss, 1950. Including correspondence with: the Arts Council of Great Britain about meetings; William Armour, about salary scales for teachers; correspondence with Principals of other Art Schools: Dundee, Edinburgh and Aberdeen; Rev James Brown, about his collection of Art books; the British School at Rome about the Rome Scholarship Exhibition; James Bateman about his position at the Art School, and personal matters; the Council of Industrial Design, Scottish Committee; Fyffe Christie, informing them that they won the Newbery Medal; Sylvia Chalmers, about her Post-Diploma Year; Report on Design in the School; Elder Film Productions Ltd, about making a film of the work of the students; the Corporation of Glasgow, about the potato harvest; correspondence with the Governors of the Art School; correspondence about Hospitalfield and minutes of Trust meetings; W O Hutchison about School matters; Inverness Arts Society about Bliss delivering a lecture for them; correspondence about 'Lettering'; the Lord Provost of Glasgow about a commission; correspondence about the Library; Mrs Masterton, Bliss thanking her for her excellent service to the School as teacher of Bookbinding; Conrad McKenna, about his travels in Rome; William J Macaulay, Glasgow Art Gallery & Museums, about a loan of embroidered items to the Art School; correspondence about the Needlework Development Scheme; the National Committee for the Training of Teachers; correspondence with the Office of the High Commissioner for Pakistan in the UK, Bliss providing information about the Art School; Nikolaus Pevsner about his Mackintosh book; correspondence with the Publicity Club of Glasgow; personal correspondence of D P Bliss; the Royal College of Art, with references for students; the Rayon Industry Design Centre, about an Exhibition; the Royal Society of Arts about a Competition on Industrial Design; correspondence with the Student Representative Council; correspondence with the Scottish Education Department; correspondence with the Victoria & Albert Museum; Dr G Lithgow Wilson, about a gift to the School of his uncle's art materials. Folders as follows: DIR/12/1/6/1: Index of Correspondence for the year 1950 DIR/12/1/6/2: Correspondence, 'A', 1950 DIR/12/1/6/3: 'Art Schools, Principals', 1950 DIR/12/1/6/4: Correspondence, 'B', 1950 DIR/12/1/6/5: Correspondence, 'C', 1950 DIR/12/1/6/6: Correspondence, 'D', 1950 DIR/12/1/6/7: Correspondence, 'E', 1950 DIR/12/1/6/8: Correspondence, 'F', 1950 DIR/12/1/6/9: Correspondence, 'G', 1950 DIR/12/1/6/10: 'Governors Correspondence', 1950 DIR/12/1/6/11: Correspondence, 'H', 1950 DIR/12/1/6/12: Correspondence, 'I', 1950 DIR/12/1/6/13: Correspondence, 'J', 1950 DIR/12/1/6/14: Correspondence, 'K', 1950 DIR/12/1/6/15: Correspondence, 'L', 1950 DIR/12/1/6/16: 'Library', 1950 DIR/12/1/6/17: Correspondence, 'M', 1950 DIR/12/1/6/18: Correspondence, 'Mc', 1950 DIR/12/1/6/19: Correspondence, 'N', 1950 DIR/12/1/6/20: Correspondence, 'O', 1950 DIR/12/1/6/21: Correspondence, 'P', 1950 DIR/12/1/6/22: 'Personal Correspondence', 1950 DIR/12/1/6/23: Correspondence, 'R', 1950 DIR/12/1/6/24: Correspondence, 'S', 1950 DIR/12/1/6/25: Correspondence, 'T', 1950 DIR/12/1/6/26: Correspondence, 'V', 1950 DIR/12/1/6/27: Correspondence, 'W', 1950 DIR/12/1/6/28: Correspondence, 'Y', 1950 DIR/12/1/6/29: Correspondence, 'Z', 1950

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Correspondence of D P Bliss

Correspondence of Douglas Percy Bliss, 1953. Includes correspondence with: the Amalgamated Union of Building Trade, about classes for training apprentice granite workers; the Arts Council of Great Britain; correspondence with other Principals of Art Schools in Scotland: Dundee, Aberdeen and Edinburgh; Edward Bawden, about Christmas cards and other matters; John Betjeman, about a visit to the School; correspondence about an Exhibition of Christmas cards; The Corporation of Glasgow, about the Ingram Street Tea Rooms by Mackintosh; correspondence with the Danish Society about a student visit to Denmark; The Glasgow Institute of Architects about an Exhibition of Prize Drawings; correspondence with the Governors of the Art School; Earl Haig, about a visit from Victor Pasmore; Dr T J Honeyman, Kelvingrove Art Gallery, about David Dale's House; correspondence about Hospitalfield; The Lady Artists Club; The Lord Lyon King of Arms, about the lack of knowledge of Heraldry in the Art School; Report on the Brayshaw Gas Pottery Kiln, by Arnold Machin; Arnold Machin, about appointments at the Art School and other matters; correspondence with the Medici Society; correspondence about the Needlework Development Scheme; Victor Pasmore, about a visit to the School; Miss Joyce Peterkin, Bliss congratulating her on her Fashion Show; Nikolaus Pevsner, about various School and personal matters; Permits; Private correspondence; Professor Talbot Rice, about visiting to lecture at the School; correspondence with the Royal College of Art, South Kensington; the Saltire Society; the Scottish Education Department; the Scottish Milk Records Association; Mary Sturrock, about the death of her husband; correspondence with the Student Representative Council; correspondence with School Staff; the Tree Lovers' Society; United Turkey Red, about a vacancy in their Design Room; Victoria & Albert Museum. Folders as follows: DIR/12/1/9/1: Correspondence, 'A', 1953 DIR/12/1/9/2: 'Art School Principals', 1953 DIR/12/1/9/3: Correspondence, 'B', 1953 DIR/12/1/9/4: Correspondence, 'C', 1953 DIR/12/1/9/5: Correspondence, 'D', 1953 DIR/12/1/9/6: Correspondence, 'E', 1953 DIR/12/1/9/7: Correspondence, 'F', 1953 DIR/12/1/9/8: Correspondence, 'G', 1953 DIR/12/1/9/9: 'Governors', 1953 DIR/12/1/9/10: Correspondence, 'H', 1953 DIR/12/1/9/11: Correspondence, 'I', 1953 DIR/12/1/9/12: Correspondence, 'J', 1953 DIR/12/1/9/13: Correspondence, 'K', 1953 DIR/12/1/9/14: Correspondence, 'L', 1953 DIR/12/1/9/15: Correspondence, 'M', 1953 DIR/12/1/9/16: Correspondence, 'Mc', 1953 DIR/12/1/9/17: Correspondence, 'N', 1953 DIR/12/1/9/18: Correspondence, 'O', 1953 DIR/12/1/9/19: Correspondence, 'P', 1953 DIR/12/1/9/20: 'Permits', 1953 DIR/12/1/9/21: 'Private Letters', 1953 DIR/12/1/9/22: Correspondence, 'Q', 1953 DIR/12/1/9/23: Correspondence, 'R', 1953 DIR/12/1/9/24: Correspondence, 'S', 1953 DIR/12/1/9/25: 'SRC- Student Representative Council', 1953 DIR/12/1/9/26: 'Staff', 1953 DIR/12/1/9/27: Correspondence, 'T', 1953 DIR/12/1/9/28: Correspondence, 'U & V', 1953 DIR/12/1/9/29: Correspondence, 'W', 1953 DIR/12/1/9/30: Correspondence, 'Y', 1953

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Cushion cover

Linen embroidered with wools of stem, straight running and satin stitches. Cushion cover by Jessie Newbery, worked by her aunt Mrs Edith Rowat. Part of the Needlework Development Scheme.

Newbery, Jessie Wylie