Arthur MacMorland's Library. 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

Scope and Content

The collection consists of material from the various educational forums and committees with which Stuart W MacDonald was involved. 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.

The material is arranged into 16 items listed alphabetically by the author:

DC 08/6/1 1935 Ashton, L, ed. "Chinese Art"

(Kegan, Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., Ltd. )

DC 08/6/2 1932 Dobson, M "Art Appreciation" (Sir IsaacPitman & Sons Ltd.)

DC 08/6/3 c.1928 Educational Institute of Scotland,

"Exhibition of Scottish Pupil's Art Work"

DC 08/6/4 1881 Hamerton, P G "The Etcher's Handbook" (C. Roberson & Co., Ltd)

DC 08/6/5 1934 Hillyer, VM & Huey, E G,

"A Child's History of Art"

(D Appleton -Century Company)

DC 08/6/6 not dated Hind, C L "The Great painters in Art & Life" (George Newnes Ltd.)

DC 08/6/7 1930 Holmes, C J "An Introduction to Italian Painting" (Cassell & Co., Ltd)

DC 08/6/8 1926 Jacobs, M "The Art of Colour" (Doubleday, Page & Company)

DC 08/6/9 1962 Levey, M "A Concise History of Painting from

Giotto to Cezanne" (Thames & Hudson)

DC 08/6/10 1914 Reed, E H "Etching" A Practical Treatise" (G P Putnam's Sons )

DC 08/6/11 not dated Tannahill, S B "P's & Q's: A Book on the Art of Letter Arrangement"

(The Library Press)

DC 08/6/12 1934 Tomlinson, R R "Picture -Making by Children" (The Studio Ltd)

DC 08/6/13 1933 Wilenski, R H "English Painting" (Faber & Faber Ltd)

DC 08/6/14 1934 Wilenski, R H "The Study of Art" (Faber & Faber Ltd)

DC 08/6/15 not dated "Botticelli" (George Newnes Ltd)

DC 08/6/16 1923 Hourtico, L "A Guide to the Louvre" (Hachette)

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.

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

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


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