The plans were found in a fireproof store in the Royal College building in April 1978. A note on the wrapping stated 'lent by W.W. Blackie'. This was the Glasgow publisher Walter W. Blackie, the owner of Hill House. Blackie was also a governor of the Glasgow and West of Scotland Technical College, an antecedent of the University of Strathclyde.
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Scale: 1 inch to 10 feet.
Six of the draft plans appear to be by Charles Rennie Mackintosh, but are not signed. The office address is given as 140 Bath Street, Glasgow.
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