Archives and Collections user case studies

GSA Archives and Collections

We’ve recently added some case studies to our website about how various types of researchers have used Glasgow School of Art’s Archives and Collections Centre.

So far these include information about how, for example, Ambrose Gillick, an architectural researcher, has used the Gillespie, Kidd & Coia archive in his work on the project Roman Catholic Church Architecture in Britain 1955-1975, and about how designer Gabriella DiTano of Risotto Studio (who we’ve blogged about previously) used our photograph collection as the basis for a commissioned piece of work using her celebrated risograph print technique.

There’s also some information about how architectural historian Joseph Sharples has been using the institutional archives in his work on the Mackintosh Architecture: Context, Making and Meaning project, and some feedback from Phil Palmer, a researcher with a personal interest in the artist Maurice Greiffenhagen, who was a tutor at the Glasgow…

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Archive of the Month, May 2013: Aspect, Photography Journal produced by students at the Guildford School of Art

Aspect, Guildford School of Art Photography Journal, 1960s

Aspect, Guildford School of Art Photography Journal, 1960s

May’s Archive of the Month is student created Photography Journal, Aspect, from the Guildford School of Art archive, created in the 1960s, designed and edited by student Julian Calder.

The journal contains both written and photographic contributions from students, taking a three year course in Photography.

To access Archive of the Month see

It is currently located at Farnham Campus Library