Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Old Maps Online

The broadest single collection of historical maps from around the world is now available online, providing access to a vast collection of maps held by institutions across the globe.The site incorporates access to collections at the British Library, the National Library of Scotland, the Moravian Library in the Czech Republic and the prestigious David Rumsey Collection in California. Other collections to be added later this year include those from Harvard University, the New York Public Library, the National Library of Wales, the Bodleian Library at Oxford and several major European libraries.

Friday, February 03, 2012

The Magazine

GSA Archives and Collections have recently conserved and digitised an important 4 volumes of student work by Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his contemporaries, dating from their time at the School in the mid 1890s.
Known simply as 'The Magazine' these volumes continue to provide important source material for researchers, with individual volumes loaned to a number of major exhibitions in the UK and overseas. The dedicated website now allows these volumes to be searched and accessed online for the first time.