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University of Glasgow Press Cutting Volumes

Collected either by or for James McNeill Whistler, the University of Glasgow Press Cutting Volumes collection of over 3,000 individual press cuttings from international journals mounted and annotated in 26 press cutting volumes, first digitized here, provides us with a critical view into the active life and work of this American expatriate artist and his international contexts toward establishing Modernism.  

Several of these include handwritten annotations both aimed toward identifying the source for each clipping as well as clarifications and responses to the reviews.

The physical collection is housed in Special Collections at the University of Glasgow Library, Hillhead Street, Glasgow, G12 8QE, Scotland, UK. Email: library@glasgow.ac.uk. Telephone: 0141 330 6704.  

We extend thanks to past and present University of Glasgow colleagues, Nigel Thorp, David Weston, Margaret MacDonald, and Sarah Hepworth. 


Understanding the notations in the text: 

[ ] – Handwritten notations original to the volume
{ } – Something inserted by the transcriber
{***} – Text that is missing or illegible as identified by the transcriber
{Column 1} – Numbers of columns as read left to right
{Clipping 1} – Numbers of individual clippings as read top to bottom, left to right in as much as possible
{Recto/Verso} – Text that is found on the recto or verso of clippings


List of Volumes: Transcriptions and Images

Volume 1  (transcriptions)
Volume 2  (transcriptions)
Volume 3  (transcriptions)
Volume 4  (transcriptions)
Volume 5  (transcriptions)
Volume 6  (transcriptions)
Volume 7  (transcriptions)
Volume 8  (transcriptions)
Volume 9   (transcriptions)
Volume 10 (transcriptions)
Volume 11 (transcriptions)
Volume 12 (transcriptions)
Volume 13 (transcriptions)
Volume 14 (transcriptions)
Volume 15 (transcriptions)
Volume 16 (transcriptions)
Volume 17 (transcriptions)
Volume 18 (transcriptions)
Volume 19 (transcriptions)
Volume 20 (transcriptions)
Volume 21 (transcriptions)
Volume 22 (transcriptions)
Volume 23 (transcriptions)
Volume 24 (transcriptions)
Volume 25 (transcriptions)
Volume 26 (transcriptions)

Volume 1 (images)
Volume 2 (images)
Volume 3 (images)
Volume 4 (images)
Volume 5 (images)
Volume 6 (images)
Volume 7 (images)
Volume 8 (images)
Volume 9 (images)
Volume 10 (images)
Volume 11 (images)
Volume 12 (images)
Volume 13 (images)
Volume 14 (images)
Volume 15 (images)
Volume 16 (images)
Volume 17 (images)
Volume 18 (images)
Volume 19 (images)
Volume 20 (images)
Volume 21 (images)
Volume 22 (images)
Volume 23 (images)
Volume 24 (images)
Volume 25 (images)
Volume 26 (images)