Glasgow School of Art Club

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

This collection includes ephemera from meetings, programmes and prize-givings.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Glasgow School of Art Club was formed under Fra. Newbery in 1885/86 to enable former students access to GSA and allow for informal meetings between staff, former and present students. The Club's activities included exhibitions, "at homes", theatrical productions and the Vacation Prize Scheme, which was developed to encourage sketching and painting in the open during the summer months. The Clubhouse was in Blytheswood Square.

Conditions Governing Access

Glasgow School of Art Archives and Collections are open for research by appointment.

Other Finding Aids

An item level list of the collection is available in the search room.

Archivist's Note

Catalogue entry created by Katharina Kiebacher (Archive Assistant) from Word File into CALM, 02 Dec 2008. Archives Hub description updated by Carrie Skinner, Logjam Project Officer, September 2011.

Appraisal Information

This material has been appraised in line with Glasgow School of Art Archives and Collections standard procedures.

Related Material

Similar material and some identical items can be found in Glasgow School of Art's printed ephemera collection GSAA/EPH/1.