Arts Council of Great Britain: records, 1928-1997


Series description

Series title: Secretariat: Chairman's Papers, 1989-1994
Reference: ACGB/45
Extent: 54 items

Context

Lord Palumbo was appointed Chairman of the Arts Council of Great Britain in 1988/89.

Scope and content

This series consists of the correspondence and papers of Lord Palumbo. It covers a number of subjects including; lunches, speaking engagements and visits, dealings with ministers, government departments, regional arts associations and various arts companies and organisations.

These items are arranged in the original numerical order in which they were found.

Access

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Detailed catalogue

Reference Description Dates
ACGB/45/1 Articles and Messages
1 transfer case
Previous ref: 1
1990-1992
ACGB/45/6 Articles and Messages; Press/Media
1 transfer case
Previous ref: 1a
1993
ACGB/45/45 ACGB: Press/Media
1 transfer case
Previous ref: 1c
1989-1992
ACGB/45/14 Judging: Major Competitions; Awards; Presentations
1 transfer case
Previous ref: 2
1990-1993
ACGB/45/40 Birmingham City Council/CBSO [City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra]; National Youth Theatre; Dormant Projects
1 box
Previous ref: 3
1990-1993
ACG/45/22 Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield; Lyceum Theatre; Hackney Empire; Globe Theatre, Sam Wanamaker; Compass Theatre; Georgian Theatre Royal; Stoll Moss/ Shaftesbury; Upstart; Zap Club
1 transfer case
Previous ref: 4
1989-1993
ACGB/45/10 Theatres General; National Theatre; Lady Soames; Royal Shakespeare Company; Richmond Theatre; Royal Court Theatre; Sadler's Wells
1 transfer case
Previous ref: 5
1989-1993
ACGB/45/8 Galleries General; Ikon Gallery; Mall Galleries Discerning Eye; Ricky De Marco; Tate, St Ive's; Nat.Art Collections Fund; Tate Gallery
1 transfer case
Previous ref: 6
1989-1992
ACGB/45/17 Speaking Engagements
1 transfer case
Previous ref: 7a
1989-1990
ACGB/45/2 Speaking Engagements
1 transfer case
Previous ref: 7b
1991
ACGB/45/38 Speaking Engagements
1 transfer case
Previous ref: 7c
1992
ACGB/45/25 Speaking Engagements
1 transfer case
Previous ref: 7d
1993-1994
ACGB/45/53 Chairman's Visits
1 transfer case
Previous ref: 8a
1989-1990
ACGB/45/27 Chairman's Visits
1 transfer case
Previous ref: 8b
1991
ACGB/45/36 Visits
1 transfer case
Previous ref: 8c
1992-1994
ACGB/45/43 Overseas Visits
1 transfer case
Previous ref: 9
1992-1994
ACGB/45/46 Arts 2000; Year of Dance; Year of Music
1 transfer case
Previous ref: 10
1991-1992
ACGB/45/13 Dance House; Cities of Culture; Eurotunnel
1 transfer case
Previous ref: 11
1990-1992
ACGB/45/47 ACGB Conferences
1 transfer case
Previous ref: 12
1989-1993
ACGB/45/42 Council Members (as at 31/3/94)
1 transfer case
Previous ref: 13
1989-1994
ACGB/45/44 ACGB General
1 transfer case
Previous ref: 14
1989-1994
ACGB/45/15 Royal Fine Art Committee; R.F.A.C. [Royal Fine Art Committee] to M.A.C.A.P. [Major Architectural Commissions Advisory Panel]; Combined Arts
1 transfer case
Previous ref: 15
1989-1993
ACGB/45/23 ACGB: South Bank; Royal Academy of Arts; Royal Society of Arts
1 transfer case
Previous ref: 16
1989-1993
ACGB/45/31 ACGB: Diorama Arts Trust; Festivals; A.B.S.A.
1 transfer case
Previous ref: 17
1989-1992
ACGB/45/37 Sponsorship Unit; Bill Kalloway; AEMS; Enhancement Grants
1 transfer case
Previous ref: 18
1989-1992
ACGB/45/39 ACGB: English Heritage; British Library; Design Museum; Royal Albert Hall; National Campaign for the Arts; International Initiatives; Incentive Funding
1 transfer case
Previous ref: 19
1990-1993
ACGB/45/19 Arts Liaison; Policy & Finance Committee; Marketing/External Relations; Secretary-General; Personnel; RABs [Regional Arts Boards] General; RAA [Regional Arts Associations] Chairmen Lunches
1 transfer case
Previous ref: 20
1989-1994
ACGB/45/18 English Nat. Opera [ English National Opera]; English Nat. Gallery [ National Gallery]; Welsh Nat. Opera [ Welsh National Opera]; Scottish Opera/Ballet; Glyndebourne; Opera North; Northern Ballet
1 transfer case
Previous ref: 21
1989-1994
ACGB/45/24 Regional Arts Associations: Lincolnshire & Humberside Arts; Merseyside Arts; Greater London Arts; East Midlands Arts; Eastern Arts
1 transfer case
Previous ref: 22
1990-1992
ACGB/45/52 Regional Arts Associations: Northern Arts; North West Arts; Southern Arts; South East Arts; South West Arts; West Midlands Arts; Yorkshire Arts
1 transfer case
Previous ref: 22
1989-1991
ACGB/45/29 Royal Opera House General; Development; Lord Sainsbury; Jeremy Isaacs; Angus Stirling
1 transfer case
Previous ref: 23
1989-1993
ACGB/45/33 Working for Cities
1 transfer case
Previous ref: 24
1990-1993
ACGB/45/54 Lunches; NAMS Lunches
1 box
Previous ref: 25
1991-1992
ACGB/45/32 Millennium: Manchester 2000 Olympic Bid; Science Museum, Neil Cossons; Pre-Raphaelite Society; V & A Museum; Theatre Museum
1 transfer case
Previous ref: 26
1989-1993
ACGB/45/26 Arts Foundation
1 transfer case
Previous ref: 27
1991-1993
ACGB/45/49 Millennium General; Specific; Son et Lumiere; Refurbishment of Fabric; Cathedrals
1 transfer case
Previous ref: 28
1989-1993
ACGB/45/16 Millennium; Lottery Offers of Help; Nat. Lottery [National Lottery]
1 transfer case
Previous ref: 29
1990-1993
ACGB/45/41 Royal Family; Prime Minister Thatcher, Major; David Mellor; Local Authorities General; Westminster City Council
1 transfer case
Previous ref: 30
1989-1993
ACGB/45/50 Cumbria; Liverpool; Sheffield
1 transfer case
Previous ref: 31
1989-1993
ACGB/45/30 Outside Lunches/Dinners; Lunches hosted at ACGB
1 transfer case
Previous ref: 32
1990-1994
ACGB/45/34 Ministers: David Mellor; Tim Renton; Richard Luce
1 transfer case
Previous ref: 33
1989-1992
ACGB/45/4 ACGB Miscellaneous A-H
1 transfer case
Previous ref: 34
1990
ACGB/45/28 ACGB Miscellaneous I-Z
1 transfer case
Previous ref: 34
1990
ACGB/45/35 Arts Council Miscellaneous A-Z
1 transfer case
Previous ref: 34
1991
ACGB/45/5 ACGB Misc. A-H incl.
1 transfer case
Previous ref: 34
1992-1993
ACGB/45/7 ACGB Misc. M-Z
1 transfer case
Previous ref: 34
1992-1993
ACGB/45/21 Regions: Wales; Scotland; N. Ireland; Eastern Arts; East Midlands Arts
1 transfer case
Previous ref: 34
1989-1993
ACGB/45/9 ACGB Miscellaneous A-Z
1 transfer case
Previous ref: 34a
1989
ACGB/45/3 Regions: London Arts Board; Northern Arts; North West Arts; South East Arts; South West Arts; Southern Arts; West Midlands Arts; Yorkshire/Humberside Arts
1 transfer case
Previous ref: 35
1990-1993
ACGB/45/11 House of Lords; House of Commons; OAL [Office of Art and Libraries]
1 transfer case
Previous ref: 36
1990-1992
ACGB/45/12 House of Lords; House of Commons; Labour Party
1 transfer case
Previous ref: 37
1990-1994
ACGB/45/51 ACGB: Public Art
1 transfer case
Previous ref: 38
1989-1993
ACGB/45/48 London Projects
1 transfer case
Previous ref: 39
1991-1993
ACGB/45/20 Secretary of State Peter Brooke; Department of National Heritage; Charles Henderson, Hayden Phillips; Ministers; Department of Environment
1 transfer case
Previous ref: 40
1989-1993