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      GB/NNAF/B542310
Royal Scottish Academy 

Other names
Royal Scottish Academy of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture (Corporate variant name)

Dates: Existed from 1826 to -

Functions, occupations and activities
Founded in 1826 for the promotion and furtherance of the fine arts in Scotland.

Thesaurus
ART ACADEMIES

Archival Resources
Number noted: 11

Annual accounts, 1832-1929
Held at: Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections
Document reference: Gen 1936-38

Collection containing letter to, 1888
Held at: National Library of Scotland, Manuscripts Division
Document reference: Acc 11212 no 22

Correspondence, 1931-1984
Held at: National Library of Scotland, Manuscripts Division
Document reference: Acc 10074 no 14

Letters from and relating to, 1948, 1962-1968
Held at: National Library of Scotland, Manuscripts Division
Document reference: Acc 9484

Papers relating to purchase award for, 1989-1994
Held at: National Library of Scotland, Manuscripts Division
Document reference: Acc 11259 nos 26-27
Comments: Permission of owners required for access

Papers relating to, 1953-1983
Held at: National Library of Scotland, Manuscripts Division
Document reference: Acc 8699 no 20

Annual Exhibition sales records, 1860-PreSENT
Held at: Royal Scottish Academy
Other information: NRA (S) 1464
Comments: Access by appointment

Extensive papers relating to most members (c700) of Royal Scottish Academy, 1825-PreSENT
Held at: Royal Scottish Academy
Other information: NRA (S) 1464
Comments: Not fully indexed

Minute books relating to both RSA matters and wider art issues, 1826-PreSENT
Held at: Royal Scottish Academy
Other information: NRA (S) 1464
Comments: Access by appointment

Letters (5) and printed pamphlet, 1825-1829
Held at: Sir John Soane's Museum
Document reference: V.E.1

Correspondence with the Victoria & Albert Museum, 1914-1948
Held at: Victoria & Albert Museum, Archive of Art and Design
Document reference: MA/1/E200
Comments: Access by appointment only


Date of creation: 07 November 2002, 14:42:55