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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, Ibrox, Glasgow Green, shops, and the Old Fruitmarket. Also includes a leaflet for 'Swing Hammer Swing' Citizen's Company, May 1996.

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 c1900, photographer unknown. Includes: photograph mounted on board entitled ' High Street from North, Dumfries'.

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

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. Enoch Station and Hotel, West End, New Bedford Cinema, Ingram Street, and the Old Fruitmarket.

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 scene in Townhead, Glasgow, c1950s. The remaining photographs depict various street scenes in Glasgow from 1948-1980s, most of which have been annotated. The earliest photograph dates from 1948 and depicts traction engines pulling North British Loco. Co. engine along Sauchiehall Street en route for the docks. Other scenes include: the construction of the M8, Gorbals, Queen Street Station and trace horses on West Nile Street c1948.

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 general scenes of Glasgow including: Merchant City, construction of new flats at Anderston, Charing Cross and high rise flats of the Gorbals.

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 tenements, Glasgow Central Mosque, Exhibition Centre and Pollokshields.

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"; "60/f8 AB1 Wj 50/f8 AB1 Simbey (?) 70/f8c"; "51/f5.6 Kantor 45/5.6" annotated on original packaging.

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, butchers and ironmongers.

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

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 example: scenes of George's Rolls Royce at Doune, Broughton House and an Albion car dating from 1920. The Edinburgh material includes: Museum of Childhood, Edinburgh University, New Town and George Street lane sales. Some negatives relate to photographs in the previous folder entitled 'Edinburgh Prints'.

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

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 Greyfriars graveyard.

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

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 Infirmary, Port Glasgow, McLean Museum and Crieff shops.

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

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, Merchant City, towers of Park Church and Trinity College, St Andrews Parish Church, Adelphi Street UCBS bakery, fish market Clyde Street and Charing Cross Mansions.

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 book trolley in a Mackintosh style, Glasgow Cathedral and high rise flats.

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 on stage, and scrap metal collector with horse and cart.

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 various locations, Glasgow and Rolls Royces.

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 Park, Rolls Royce at Fernhill and various street scenes in Pollokshields.

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

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 Cathedral Edinburgh and Traverse Theatre.

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 line drawing by Thomas Williams depicting a busy cityscene beside a river. Photographs include: Templeton's Carpet Factory, Hampden Park, Glasgow Cathedral, St Enoch Station and Bute Hall.

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

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

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. Most date from the period that the Olivers lived in Edinburgh as their Edinburgh address is given on many of the photographs. Includes: Playfair Library, glass houses at the Botanic Gardens, Life Association of Scotland Building, Princes Street, George Street, George Street lane sales, Leith Docks and the New Town.

Oliver, George

Architecture Papers

2 folders of papers about the study of Architecture. Folders as follows: DIR/12/2/25/1: Architecture and Planning Papers, 1960-1964. Includes correspondence relating to Town Planning course; a part-time course in Architecture; notes on annual assessment of Certificate Course and Post-Certificate Course in Architecture; report on Architectural Education in Glasgow; note on RIBA prizes and studentships; note on students selected to proceed with final drawings for Soane Medallion; other records of RIBA prize winners including J B Browne, William M Dunlop, and Graeme M Morland from Glasgow School of Art; notes on structures of Architecture courses; list of 'buildings of architectural and historic interest in the City of Edinburgh'; resignation letter from John D Kelly (Chairman of GSA Governors); note on Dept of Architecture & Planning accommodation and requirements; notes on award of Diplomas and Prizes; correspondence from Keppie, Henderson & Partners re. proposed mezzanine floor of Assembly Hall. DIR/12/2/25/2: Architecture and the Governors of GSA, 1964 Includes: Agenda for meeting of Chairman's Committee, 01 May 1964; excerpts from minutes of Extraordinary Meeting of Governors on state of architectural education in Glasgow (with accompanying report) 25 Mar 1964; and report on 'Proposed Courses in Architecture in the School of Art, Present and Future Carricula'.

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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's David in Florence.

Oliver, George

Travel Report

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.

MacDonald, John Grant

History of architecture

26 x single sheets of architectural sketches covering various periods/styles in history from Greek and Roman to Gothic and the Renaissance. 2 x double sheets, "The Renaissance of Roman Architecture" essay.

Gorman, James

Travel Report

This report details architecture student Harry A Wheeler's experiences when he travelled to Italy after being awarded the John Keppie Scholarship in 1948. The John Keppie Scholarship gave a bursary of £100 to one architecture student per year to fund a study trip of their choice. The focus of Wheeler's project was Loggias in Florence, Rome and Venice and the report gives biographical information on each Loggia studied. The beginning of this report lists 48 accompanying drawings.

Wheeler, Sir Harry Anthony

Drawings

These folders contain drawings produced by Harry Anthony Wheeler when he travelled to Italy after being awarded the John Keppie Scholarship in 1948. The John Keppie Scholarship gave a bursary of £100 to one architecture student per year to fund a study trip of their choice. The focus of Wheeler's project was Loggias in Florence, Rome and Venice. Included are 5 "plottings" of the Loggia La Badia near Florence, Wheeler's original portfolio case and 48 loose plates of drawings and photographs which are listed below: Plate 1: Drawing of the courtyard, cortile, open staircase, gateway and loggia of The Bargello Palazzo Del Podesta in Florence. Plate 2: Drawing of the Loggia Bargello in Florence. Plate 3: Drawing of the Loggia Dei Lanzi in Florence. Plate 4: Entrance to the Loggia Dei Lanzi in Florence. Plate 5: Detail of Lion on columns in the Loggia Dei Lanzi in Florence. Plate 6: Loggia Bigallo in Florence. Plate 7: The Ponte Vecchio in Florence. Plate 8: The Pazzi Chapel in Florence. Plate 9: Plan and Elevation drawing of Loggia La Badia near Florence. Pencil and watercolour on white paper. Plate10: Drawing of an elevation of Loggia La Badia in Florence. Wheeler has added comments to this drawing about materials and techniques. Pencil and watercolour on white paper. Plate 11: Drawing of section detail of the Loggia La Badia near Florence. Wheeler has added comments to this drawing about materials and techniques. Pencil and watercolour on white paper. Plate 12: Detail of Stone Bracket, Loggia La Badia near Florence. Plate 13: Detail of Capital, Loggia La Badia near Florence. Plate 14: Four small photographs (mounted) of Loggia La Badia near Florence. Plate 15: The Dome of The Duomo from The Cloisters, San Lorenzo in Florence. Plate 15a: The Dome of the Medici chapel and church of S.Lorenzo from Giotto's Campanile in Florence. Plate 16: Loggia Ospedale Degli Innocenti in Florence with Della Robbia's Bambini Medalions in the spandrils. Plate 17: Loggia Ospedale Degli Innocenti in Florence. Plate 18: Cloisters, Covent of S. Marco in Florence. Plate 19: Loggia, Academy of Fine Arts in Florence. Plate 20: Small mounted photographs of the Pitti Palace Loggia in Florence. Plate 21: Small mounted photographs of the Uffizi Logia in Florence. Plate 22: Small mounted photographs of Loggia Fiesole in Florence. Plate 23: Small mounted photographs of Loggia S.Giovanni Laterno and Loggia Palazzo Venizia in Rome. Plate 24: Ink drawing of Michaelangelo's Cloister, the National Roman Museum in Rome. Plate 25: Ink drawing of a corner of Michaelangelo's Cloister in Rome. Plate 26: Two small mounted photographs and one drawing of Michaelangelo's Cloister in Rome. The drawing is a study of the columns. Plate 27: Small mounted photographs of Vignola's Loggia's in Campidoglio in Rome. Plate 28: Drawing and a small mounted photograph of The Loggia on the South West side of the Palazzo Farnese in Rome. Plate 29: The Loggia of the Knights of Rhodes in Rome. Plate 30: Small mounted photographs of the Cortile Cancelleria and the Cortile Doria Panfili in Rome. Plate 31: Drawing of the Loggia of Julius II S.Angel's Castle in Rome. Plate 32: Small mounted photographs of the Loggia of S.Angel's Castle in Rome and two modern Loggia's. Plate 33: Drawing of the open arcading on the south west corner at The Doge's Palace in Venice. Plate 34: Drawing of "The Judgement of Solomon" carved in fine grained marble for The Doge's Palace in Venice. Plate 35: Small mounted photographs of The Doge's Palace in Venice. Plate 36: Drawing of The Ca' d'Oro in Venice. Plate 37: Drawings of details from The  Ca' d'Oro in Venice. Plate 38: Small mounted photographs from the Ca' d'Oro in Venice. Plate 39: Small photographs of the facades of palaces in Venice. Plate 40: Drawing of the corner of St Mark's Library in Venice. Plate 41: Pencil drawing of Loggetta Venice. Architect Jacopo Sansovino. Plate 42: Five small photographs of the Library Vecchia, Procuratie Vecchie, Loggetta del Sansovino, Arcading alongside Rialto Bridge and the Palazzo Rezzonico in Venice. Plate 43: Two photographs and a pencil and watercolour drawing of Palazzo Contarini del Bovolo in Venice. The first photograph is of the foot of the staircase with comments by Wheeler about the contrasting brick and stonework textures. The second photograph is the interior of the building's Loggia and the drawing is of the building's facade. Plate 44: Six photographs, four of the Cloister S. Stephano and two of the Cloister S.Carmine in Venice. Plate 45: Five photographs of the Pescheria in Venice. The photographs feature the detail of the Capital Fish's Head Moteif on top of a column, timber brackets, Ca' d'Oro seen from the market, the top Loggia looking over the Grand Canal and some Arcading. Wheeler has commented that the Arcading is Modern Gothic and features textured brickwork. Plate 46: Five small mounted photographs. The photographs feature the sotto portico (meaning under the porch) of the Scuola Giorgo degli Schiavoni with one photograph featuring Wheeler's comments on the alternating column shapes, a Loggia near Ponte Lungo, a colonnade near San Francesca della Vigna and the Cloisters of the Monestry adjoining San Maria Maggiore in Venice. Plate 47: Four small mounted photographs. The photographs feature; A portico with a balcony Loggia above with Wheeler's comments that it is Venetian Gothic, a potico with an arcade above with Wheeler's comments that it is Venetian Byzantine, a Loggia of Modern Building with Wheeler's comments that it is Gothic style and some modelled timber brackets above columns.

Wheeler, Sir Harry Anthony

Travel Report

This report details architecture student E. Mc Laren's experiences when travelling to Italy upon receiving the John Keppie Scholarship in 1947. The account is beautifully illustrated with his own photographs and highly detailed drawings in pencil, pen and watercolour.

McLaren, E