Thursday, January 26, 2012
Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Architect Fiona Sinclair is presenting an illustrated talk on Glasgow's lost railway heritage and the architecture associated with the growth of railways along the coast on Thursday 26 January at 7.30pm in Adelaide's, at the corner of Bath and Pitt Streets in Glasgow. The event is part of the Architectural Heritage Society of Scotland's winter lecture series, all of which are free to students.
Posted by Glasgow School of Art Library and Learning Resources at 9:18 AM
Labels: Architectural history
Tuesday, January 24, 2012
The National Library of Scotland has recently digitised and made freely available online 694 Post Office directories for the period 1773 to 1911, covering 28 of Scotland's towns and counties, including Glasgow and its suburbs. These annual directories incorporate an alphabetical list of a town's or county's inhabitants, and represent another piece in the jigsaw when researching the history of a building or place.
Posted by Glasgow School of Art Library and Learning Resources at 12:06 PM
Monday, January 23, 2012
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Wednesday, January 11, 2012
The website which showcases the contents of Charles Rennie Mackintosh's wonderful 1891 Northern Italian sketchbook, held by Glasgow School of Art's Archives and collections, has received a makeover. It now incorporates 'turn the pages' technology to provide a more enjoyable browsing experience. The sketchbook's contents remain fully searchable, and the website retains the popular interactive Baedeker maps.
Posted by Glasgow School of Art Library and Learning Resources at 3:57 PM