Collections

DC_075_10The Glasgow School of Art’s archives and collections include records and artefacts which relate to the School’s activities since its foundation in 1845.

The archives comprise of GSA’s institutional records, and a number of collections deposited by former staff, students and related organizations. The collections include examples of art, design and architectural work by GSA alumni and former staff, including a large number of items by Charles Rennie Mackintosh.

You can search our archives and collections on our online catalogue.

A selection of our material has been digitized and can be viewed on our Flickr page.

The oil paintings we hold can be seen on the BBC Your Paintings website.

You can search item records for our artworks on the University Museums in Scotland’s Revealing the Hidden Collections website.

Our archive catalogues are also available via the Archives Hub website.

You can find out more about the special collections and rare books held in GSA’s Library here.