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During the last 20 years there has been a tremendous growth in the promotion of architectural centres and museums: the aim of this paper is to describe how this has happened and to explore the origins and development of this type of collection.
This issue of the Journal and the conference on which it is based have their origins in three ideas which have had a formative influence on the work of the National Monuments Record of Scotland in recent years. This paper describes those ideas and provides a tabular chronology of the collecting,...
This paper describes the motivation behind the Scottish Survey of Architectural Practices and the general commitments which influenced it. Additionally it provides a personal account of the experiences of the author as Surveying Officer and illustrates some of the records she found.
In this paper archivist Iain Gray describes the survey of Dean of Guild Court records undertaken by the Scottish Survey of Architectural Practices in 1994.
The Inverness architectural practice of Thomas Munro &l Co. was identified by the Scottish Survey of Architectural Practices as being unique in Scotland in that, since its establishment almost a century ago, it has remained in the same family, in the same office suite in the same building, and...
Dumfries and Galloway architect, Antony Wolffe, describes the acquisition by Dumfries Museum of the papers of the early nineteenth century local architect Walter Newall and gives full credit to David Lockwood – Cultural Services Manager of Nithsdale District Council and as such Archivist and...
This paper by the Curator of the Hunterian Art Gallery considers the history of the world-renowned collection of work by Charles Rennie Mackintosh owned by the University of Glasgow, and reviews the impact on it ofMackintosh's current international reputation.
Former Secretary of the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland, and now Professor of Architecture at Duncan of Jordanstone, Charles McKean describes his perspective on the collecting of Scottish architects' papers in recent years and poses a question for the future: should we collect only...
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