Basic Biographical Details
|Name: ||Grace Dawson Clark (née Mitchell) |
|Designation: ||Architect |
|Born: ||14 August 1903 |
|Died: ||8 October 1993 |
|Bio Notes: ||Grace Dawson Mitchell was born on 14 August 1903, the daughter of Robert Mitchell, veterinary surgeon and his wife Grace Dawson Johnstone. She enrolled in the certificate course at Glasgow School of Architecture in 1930 while working in various Glasgow offices. From 1936 to 1938 she studied full-time for the diploma in architecture. |
She was in practice at 971 Sauchiehall Street, which was perhaps also her home address in 1939. Her husband, Clark Fyfe, who was an architect, also gave this as his address. She was elected ARIBA in 1940, her proposers being Thomas Harold Hughes, William Ross and Eric Sutherland. She was an Associate of the Glasgow Institute of Architects at that time.
She died after a cerebrovascular accident on 8 October 1993 at Ailsa Hospital in Ayr. She was survived by her husband who died in 2005.
Private and Business Addresses
|The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:|
| ||Address||Type||Date from||Date to||Notes|
|971, Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, Scotland||Private/business(?)||1939 *|| || |
|179, Manse Road, Motherwell, Lanarkshire, Scotland||Private||c. 1954 *|| || |
* earliest date known from documented sources.
|The following books contain references to this architect:|
|Post Office Directories|| || || || || |
|RIBA||1939||The RIBA Kalendar 1939-1940|| ||London: Royal Institute of British Architects|| |
|RIBA||1954||RIBA Kalendar 1953-54|| || || |
|The following archives hold material relating to this architect:|
| ||Source||Archive Name||Source Catalogue No.||Notes|
|H M Register House||Death Register|| || |
|RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert Museum||RIBA Nomination Papers|| ||A 7593 (Combined Box 195)|