Collection Details

Call Number: MS MacColl
Associated Websites: Letters of Jane Ellen Harrison: Library Blog Post, March 2015
Date of Creation: Between 1809 and 1966
Level of Description: Collection
Extent: c.6000 items
Content: Correspondence and other papers of Dugald Sutherland MacColl
(1859-1948), Keeper of the Wallace Collection and of the Tate Gallery, art critic, poet and founder of the National Art Collections Fund. Includes correspondence with many of the leading figures in the literary and artistic world between 1880 and 1940, e.g. W.B. Yeats, George Bernard Shaw, Lady Gregory, Max Beerbohm, H.G. Wells, Charles Ricketts, Augustus John, Auguste Rodin, Roger Fry and Walter Crane. Presented to the University of Glasgow in 1955 by René MacColl, son of D.S. MacColl.
Arrangement: List Collection Content
Access: Normal conditions
Language: Not Assigned
Source of Acquisition: Transferred from History of Art Department, c.1970. Originally donated by René MacColl, 1955
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Cataloguing Rules: ISAD(G)
Repository Code: GB 0247

Names associated with this collection:

author: Dugald Sutherland MacColl 1859-1948
Painter and critic.
donor: René Marie MacColl 1905-
Son of Dugald Sutherland MacColl.
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