Press cuttings book of Archibald McGlashan, artist, b1888

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Press cuttings book including reviews of exhibitions including the GSA Club, RSA and Glasgow Institute of Fine Art, 1913-1959

Administrative / Biographical History

Archibald McGlashan was born in Paisley , Renfrewshire, Scotland, in 1888 and worked as an engineer before deciding to become an artist. He studied at the Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, Scotland between 1906-1915, where he was awarded the Haldane Travelling Scholarship in 1912. He worked in Glasgow and later Edinburgh and London, becoming a popular and successful artist, particularly of children. He was a founding member of the Glasgow Society of Painters & Sculptors, a member of the Royal Scottish Academy and exhibited with the Society of Eight in Edinburgh with Lavery, Peploe, William McTaggart, Cadell and others. He taught evening classes at the Glasgow School of Art from 1938.

Arrangement

The arrangement reflects that in which it was deposited

Conditions Governing Access

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

Other Finding Aids

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Alternative Form Available

No known copies.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

There are no physical characteristics that affect the use of this material.

Archivist's Note

Fonds level description compiled by Adele Ashley-Smith, Archivist, 2000-2001. Updated by David Powell, Hub Project Archivist, 6 September 2001. Updated by David Powell, Hub Project Archivist, 14 May 2002. 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.

Custodial History

Unknown.

Related Material

The GSA Curator holds 59 early drawing and sketches by McGlashan, including some undertaken on his tour of Europe in 1913. Further information concerning Archibald McGlashan may be gained from the GSA's collection of newspaper cuttings available in the search room.

Bibliography

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