The Scottish Art and Design Collection (incorporating the Collections of National Society for Education in Art and Design Scottish Region and Stuart W MacDonald), Glasgow, Scotland

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

This personal collection was deposited by Stuart W MacDonald, Senior Advisor for Strathclyde Region Educational Development Service, in February 1995. It comprises material from various educational committees and forums with which he was associated, together with the Consultative Committee on the Curriculum item bank, an art projects resource bank for schools. The collection also includes a small number of books from Arthur MacMorland, a leading exponent of Children's Art in Scotland, and former student of Glasgow School of Art.

This includes:

The material is arranged into 6 sub-fonds:

GSA DC 08/1: 5-14 Expressive Arts (Review and Development Group 4)

GSA DC 08/2: Consultative Committee on the Curriculum

GSA DC 08/3: Media Education in Picture and Sound

GSA DC 08/4: National Society for Education in Art and Design (NSEAD) Scottish Region

GSA DC 08/5: Strathclyde Department of Education, Dumbarton Division: Study Packs

GSA DC 08/6: Arthur MacMorland's Library

Materials include teachers notes, study packs, examples of the kind of work produced in the schemes and teaching aids.

Administrative / Biographical History

Stuart W MacDonald was the Senior Advisor for the Strathclyde Region Educational Development Service . Part of his role as senior advisor was to sit on various educational committees and forums including the Consultative Committee on the Curriculum Item Bank - an art projects resource bank for schools.

Arrangement

The material is arranged into 6 sub-fonds.

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.

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 Updated by Katharina Kiebacher, Assistant Archivist, March 2009 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, deposited by Stuart W MacDonald, Senior Advisor for Strathclyde Region Educational Development Service, February 1995.

Related Material

Further information concerning the people, places and events made reference to in this collection may be gained from the GSAs collection of newspaper cuttings available in the search room

Bibliography

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