Arts Council of Great Britain: records, 1928-1997

Series description

Series title: Finance Department: Fee Letters, 1968-1988
Reference: ACGB/22
Extent: 1m 50cm


This series reflects only a selection of all the fees and payments which the Finance Department dealt with during the history of the Arts Council. However, the files illustrate a great deal of the work which the Arts Council financed from the late 1960s to 1980s. This series, for example, includes fee letters relating to exhibitions, poetry readings, workshops, purchasing advice and marketing services.

Scope and content

This series contains: fee offer/acceptance and payment letters, 1968-1973; fee offer/acceptance letters, 1973-1977, 1980-1982; fee payment letters, 1973-1977, 1980-1984; fees for submission to Advisory Committee, 1978-1982; fees approved and listed with Directorate, 1982-1985; art fees, 1984-1987; and fee offer letters and remittance advices, M-Z, 1987-1988.

No list of individual files in this series is available.


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Restrictions on access

The files in this series were appraised and disposed of in 2009 by agreement between Arts Council England and the Victoria and Albert Museum.