Hugh Ferguson Notebooks

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Hugh Ferguson graduated from Glasgow School of Art/Architecture in 1955. His collection of papers includes a notebook of 'Descriptive Geomentry' from The Royal Technical College containing notes and detailed mathematical drawings. Ferguson recieved the Alexander Thompson Travelling Scholarship in 1964 and another notebook/sketchbook documents his travels over one month in Greece - from 15th of August to 5th September 1964. Two weeks were spent resident in Athens and two weeks travelling; he visited many sites including Delphi, Eleusis, Daphni, Ossios Loukas, Brauron, Mycanae, Tiryns, Pylos, Epidauros, Olympia and Corinth. Details notes are given on the work going on at these sites, accompanied by around 33 photographs of ongoing architectural work. Loose papers include information on the life and works of Alexander Thompson as well as a draft of the text for the final bound travel notebook.

Conditions Governing Access

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

Archivist's Note

Catalogued by Emma Ewan, ACC Intern, May 2011 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

The collection was given to the ACC in 2004

Related Material

Hugh Ferguson wrote the book 'Glasgow School of Art - The History'

Corporate Names