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The George and Cordelia Oliver Archive

  • DC 066
  • Collection
  • c1897-2001

The George and Cordelia Oliver Archive consists of: Newscuttings (featuring articles by Cordelia Oliver)photographs and negatives by George Oliverpersonal papersexamples of artwork by Cordelia and George Oliver, various publicationsposters relatin...

Oliver, Cordelia

Photographs

A collection of photographs and negatives taken by George Oliver dating from 1948-1990 (apart from two dated c1897). George arranged his photographs into folders by approximate subject matter and gave each folder a title. This has been reflected i...

Oliver, George

Glasgow

Folder containing 49 black and white photographs of various sizes. All are taken by George Oliver with the exception of one which has been taken by Flora Ritchie, the cousin of George's wife, Cordelia Oliver. This photograph depicts a street ...

Oliver, George

Shops B/W

Folder containing 44 black and white and colour photographs of mostly unidentified shops fronts, all taken by George Oliver. Locations include: Glasgow, Edinburgh, St Andrews, and London. Shops include: grocers, chemists, booksellers, tobacconists...

Oliver, George

Tenements & Terraces

Folder containing 60 black and white photographs depicting terraces and tenements in Glasgow, of various sizes and taken by George Oliver. Some are annotated.

Oliver, George

City Chambers, Cathedral, Templeton's etc.

Folder containing 41 black and white photographs of various sizes taken by George Oliver. Some are annotated. Includes: washing lines at Templeton's Carpet Factory, interior of the City Chambers, interior of the Mackintosh Library showing boo...

Oliver, George

Mostly Gorbals

Folder containing 18 photographs of the Gorbals area, taken by George Oliver and of various sizes. Some are annotated. Includes: Citizens Theatre, high-rise flats, tenements and residents.

Oliver, George

Pollockshields

Folder containing 58 black and white photographs of Pollokshields, taken by George Oliver and of various sizes. Some are annotated. Includes street scenes of: Leslie Street, Kenmure Street, Barcaldine Terrace and shops at Nithsdale Road.

Oliver, George

Pollockshields

Folder containing black and white negatives and contact sheets of photographs taken by George Oliver. Most are annotated. Some are the negatives and contact sheets of pictures in the previous folder: DC 066/2/15. Includes: Pollok House, Maxwell Pa...

Oliver, George

Maxwell Park etc.

Folder containing black and white negatives and contact sheets of photographs taken by George Oliver. Most are annotated. Includes: children with boats, skating on the pond, Pollok house and the Burrell Collection.

Oliver, George

Parks etc.

Folder containing 13 black and white photographs of parks in Glasgow, taken by George Oliver and of various sizes. Some are annotated. Includes: Glasgow Botantic Gardens and The Necropolis.

Oliver, George

Glasgow: The General Scene

Folder containing 68 black and white photographs of various sizes. Taken by George Oliver and depicting Glasgow cityscenes from 1948-1980s.  Most have been annotated. Also contains a programme for Glasgow Coliseum dating from 1924. Includes genera...

Oliver, George

Untitled

Folder containing 3 photographs and 1 contact sheet of historic Glasgow and Dumfries. The contact sheet comprises of photographs of a book containing images of historic Glasgow taken by George Oliver and is dated 1989. The photographs date from c1...

Oliver, George

Glasgow BIC Contacts

Folder containing 19 black and white contact sheets of photographs taken by George Oliver. Some are annotated. Includes: Pollok House, Exhibition Centre, various Glasgow street scenes, the Clyde environment, high-rise flats and tenements.

Oliver, George

Negs to keep

Folder containing 4 black and white negative strips and 4 contact sheets of photographs taken by George Oliver. Some are annotated. Includes: high-rise flats, the Gorbals and the Clydeside.

Oliver, George

People in Glasgow

Folder containing 20 black and white photographs of people in Glasgow, taken by George Oliver and of various sizes. Mostly unidentified. Includes: Barrowlands, Hutchesontown C area with Sir Basil Spence tower blocks, Humphrey Lyttelton performing ...

Oliver, George

Glasgow People and Children

A folder containing 62 black and white photographs of Glasgow people and children, taken by George Oliver and of various sizes. Mostly unidentified. Includes: general street scenes, the Gorbals, Hutchesontown, demolision of tenements, Barrowlands,...

Oliver, George

Edinburgh Prints

Folder containing 76 black and white photographs of various scenes in Edinburgh, taken by George Oliver and of various sizes. Some annotated. Also contains a newspaper cutting of a picture taken by George of a horse and cart on the Royal Mile. Mos...

Oliver, George

Edinburgh

Folder containing 8 contact sheets and 114 negative strip of photographs taken by George Oliver. Most are annotated.  Although the folder is entitled 'Edinburgh', some of the material is of scenes outwith Edinburgh and of cars. For examp...

Oliver, George

Edinburgh

Folder containing 22 contact sheets and 224 negative of photographs taken by George Oliver. Majority are annotated. Includes: Museum of Childhood, Royal Scottish Museum, Henry Moore statues at Inverleith, New Town, Edinburgh University and Greyfri...

Oliver, George

Glasgow Various

Folder containing 84 black and white photographs taken by George Oliver, of various sizes and depicting Glasgow city scenes from the 1950s-1980s. Some have been annotated. Images include: St Enoch Station, Glasgow Coliseum, Lesser Hampden, Gorbals...

Oliver, George

Italy

Folder containing black & white photographs and contact sheets taken by George Oliver. Most are unidentified. Includes: Milan, Florence, interior of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II in Milan showing Biffi Caffè, and a replica of Michaelangelo...

Oliver, George

Glasgow Misc.

Folder containing 85 black and white photographs depicting Glasgow city scenes of various sizes. All taken by George Oliver apart from two dated c1897. Includes images featuring the Barrowlands, the Gorbals (high-rise flats and tennements), St. En...

Oliver, George

Glasgow Streets Building, C. MO June 1993

Folder containing 68 black and white photographs taken by George Oliver, of various sizes and depicting Glasgow streets and buildings. Some have been annotated. Includes: Exhibition Centre, Gorbals, Necropolis, West End. "Moon 4.3.5/f8 AB/1&q...

Oliver, George

Theatre

Folder containing contact sheets and negatives of photographs taken by George Oliver relating to theatres and performances within. Most are annotated. Includes: Mull Little Theatre, Perth Theatre, Eden Court, Tom Mariono in St Mary's Cathedra...

Oliver, George

Glasgow Architecture

Folder containing 65 black and white photographs and 1 colour photograph of Glasgow's architecture, of various sizes, all taken by George Oliver. Some are annotated. Includes: Trongate, Templeton's Carpet Factory, The Mackintosh Building...

Oliver, George

Misc. Mtgs

Folder containing black and white negatives and contact sheets of photographs taken by George Oliver. Most are annotated. Includes: negatives of photographs taken of a Russell lantern slide of a R34 airship, Donald long ship model, clocks in vario...

Oliver, George

Individual Buildings

Folder containing 50 black and white photographs of buildings of various sizes, taken by George Oliver. Some annotated. All buildings featured are in Glasgow except one of a pub in London which dates from 1948. Also contains 2 photocopies of a lin...

Oliver, George

Misc: Interesting

Folder containing contacts and negatives of photographs taken by George Oliver. Most are annotated. Includes: Glasgow School of Art Fashion Show in 1989, paper workshop, Glasgow books, Bently, gable ends, Hungarian reception, Dick Wing Royal Infir...

Oliver, George

Various Photographs

Folder containing black and white and coloured photographs, taken by George Oliver and of various sizes. Also contains some contact sheets. Some are annotated. Includes: architecture of Glasgow, Citizen's Theatre and Joan Eardley.

Oliver, George