Papers of John Hinshelwood, architect, b1907

Scope and Content

This collection contains architectural sketches that formed part of John Hinshelwood's training as a student at GSA.

These include:

The Doric Order; 1926

Time sketch for a Perfume Shop, Park Lane, Stranraer, Scotland; 1927-1928

Design for a Garden Pavilion; 1927-1928

Design for a pavilion. 0.5 inch detail; 1927-1928

A Memorial to a Statesman, 2 copies; n.d.

Administrative / Biographical History

John Hinshelwood was born in 1907 and worked as an architect. He attended the Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, Scotland, as an evening student during his time as an apprentice architect from 1926-1930. The architectural sketches in this collection were part of the training he received during his time at the GSA.


The material is arranged chronologically.

Access Information

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.

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, Glasgow School of Art Archivist, 2000-2001. Updated by David Powell, Hub Project Archivist, 1 October 2001. Updated by David Powell, Hub Project Archivist, 11 June 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. Immediate source of acquisition was gift from Archives of Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh.

Related Material

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