Arts Council of Great Britain: records, 1928-1997


Series description

Series title: Secretariat: Miscellaneous Files, 1945-1995
Reference: ACGB/46
Extent: 123 items

Scope and content

This series contains all those Secretariat papers which do not belong to the original series listed elsewhere. It includes papers of Lawrence Mackintosh and Eric White, Executive Committee Minutes and papers regarding pension schemes, the Dancers Resettlement Fund, legal cases, the Organisation Working Party 1979, the Opera & Dance Working Party 1982/83 and the Arts Council Review 1993 etc.

The items in this series are arranged chronologically.

Access

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Restrictions on access

Access to unpublished material less than 30 years old may be restricted and requests for access can take up to 20 working days to be processed. When applying for access, it is helpful if you can quote the reference number, title and covering dates of the file(s) in question. For very large requests you are advised to contact us to discuss your requirements. All requests should be sent by e-mail to archive@vam.ac.uk or by post to Victoria and Albert Museum Archives (ref. ACGB), Blythe House, 23 Blythe Road, London W14 0QX.


Detailed catalogue

Reference Description Dates
ACGB/46/98 Assistant Secretary Eric White's Papers
4 boxes
1945-1960
ACGB/46/69 The Seligman Collection of Oriental Art
1 file
1947-1966
ACGB/46/70 Charter giving the Arts Council the right to a chair in the Guildhall of St George, King's Lynn
1 file
1951
This file also contains two photographs of a broadcast concert at Temple Newsam House.
ACGB/46/99 Executive Committee Minutes: 171st-203rd Meeting
1 volume
June 1962 - Jan 1967
ACGB/46/5 Miscellaneous Papers A-Z ( Lawrence Mackintosh)
2 boxes
1966-1972
ACGB/46/12 Pension Plan Correpsondence - Anthony Field
1 box
1968-1979
ACGB/46/109 Policy and Finance Committee papers
2 transfer cases
1969-1991
ACGB/46/2 Staff Association
2 boxes
1970-1980
ACGB/46/10 Dancers Pension Scheme
1 box
1973-1986
ACGB/46/47 Dancers Resettlement Fund
1 box
1974-1985
ACGB/46/9 ACGB Pension Scheme
2 boxes
1975-1988
ACGB/46/21 Opera Singers Pension Scheme Correspondence
1 box
1975-1988
ACGB/46/8 Opera Singers Pension Scheme
2 boxes
1975-1989
ACGB/46/11 Actors Pension Scheme
1 box
1976-1990
ACGB/46/17 Pension Scheme for Administration and Technical Staff in the Arts
1 box
1976-1990
ACGB/46/19 Organisation Working Party 1979 Minutes, Submissions and Other Papers
1 box
1978-1979
ACGB/46/6 Organisation Working Party 1979 Working Papers ( Lawrence Mackintosh)
3 boxes
1978-1980
ACGB/46/121 Legal case re: Ian Hamilton-Finlay
1 file
1978-1988
ACGB/46/120 Legal case re: Lives Exhibition and Conrad Atkinson
1 box
1979-1982
ACGB/46/100 Records and Archives
1 bundle
1979-1986
ACGB/46/76 Secretariat Assistant Files: Annual Report Material; Archives/Records/Coding; Nominees; Vice-Chairman's Committee Nominations
1 box
1979-1990
ACGB/46/49 Education, Science & Arts: House of Commons Committee - Lawrence Mackintosh's Working Papers
1 box
1980-1983
ACGB/46/4 Ethnic Minority Arts: Lawrence Mackintosh's Papers
1 box
1980-1987
ACGB/46/48 Visiting Arts Unit Committee Meetings: Agendas and Minutes
1 box
1980-1988
ACGB/46/7 Photography Working Party
1 box
1981-1982
ACGB/46/23 Pension Scheme for Administration and Technical Staff in the Arts
1 transfer case
1981-1988
ACGB/46/53 Affinity Card; Anglophone Arts Council Meeting; Arts Council Prospectuses; Annual Report; Art Writs
1 transfer case
1981-1989
ACGB/46/3 Opera and Dance Enquiry
3 boxes
1982-1983
ACGB/46/20 Regional/Joint Directorate Agendas/Minutes etc
1 transfer case
1982-1987
ACGB/46/74 Council Members (Retired/Deceased)/SAC[ Scottish Arts Council]/WAC[ Welsh Arts Council]
1 box
1982-1990
ACGB/46/18 Opera & Dance Working Party 1982/83 - Responses to Report; Dance House Feasibility Study
1 box
1983-1986
ACGB/46/59 Art Union/Lotteries
1 file
1983-1988
ACGB/46/16 New Circus Archive
1 file
1983-1988
ACGB/46/57 Catering & Staff Restaurant; Combined Arts - General; Copyright
1 transfer case
1983-1989
ACGB/46/58 Education; Festivals; F, V & B, Finance; Honours List Letters of Congratulation; Housing the Arts (General)
1 transfer case
1983-1989
ACGB/46/54 Organisations Art-Des
1 transfer case
1983-1989
ACGB/46/56 Organisations Dev-Lyc
1 transfer case
1983-1989
ACGB/46/51 Visits; Visiting Arts; Visitors; Unions - General
1 transfer case
1983-1989
ACGB/46/55 Organisations Man-Sco
1 transfer case
1983-1990
ACGB/46/50 Organisations Off-Wel
1 transfer case
1983-1990
ACGB/46/27 Heritage '84 Awards Commended Certificate
1 sheet
1984
ACGB/46/43 British Broadcasting Corporation Review
2 boxes
1984-1985
ACGB/46/22 Anthony Blackstock's OWP Papers; Organisational Review
1 box
1984-1986
ACGB/46/122 Legal case re: Iqbal Jafree
1 file
1984-1986
ACGB/46/67 Lunch List Book
1 volume
1984-1986
ACGB/46/62 Visits Secretary General: America 1986
1 file
1984-1987
ACGB/46/112 Pensions
1 box and 1 transfer case
1984-1992
ACGB/46/1 Record Surveys, Questionnaires and Reports
2 boxes
1985
ACGB/46/60 Centre for Employment Initiatives
1 file
1985-1988
ACGB/46/13 Organisational Review Implementation Working Papers
1 box
1985-1988
ACGB/46/14 Annual Review Meetings with National Companies - Lawrence Mackintosh's Papers
1 box
1985-1989
ACGB/46/68 Chairman lunches
1 file
1985-1989
ACGB/46/61 Miscellaneous filing
1 file
1985-1989
List enclosed in file.
ACGB/46/116 Archive information
2 files
1985-1992
ACGB/46/42 Business Sponsorship Incentive Scheme Certificate
1 framed sheet
1986
ACGB/46/63 Education General
1 file
1986-1989
ACGB/46/106 Ethnic Minority Arts Action Plan
1 file
1986-1989
ACGB/46/46 Royal Opera House Board Papers
2 boxes
1986-1989
ACGB/46/15 CORAA [Council of Regional Arts Associations] Directors' Meetings - Lawrence Mackintosh's Papers
1 bundle
1986-1990
ACGB/46/31 Secretariat (Misc)
1 file
1986-1990
ACGB/46/66 Special Lunches/Dinners
1 file
1986-1990
ACGB/46/108 Planning and Development Board papers
1 file
1986-1991
ACGB/46/105 Advisory Panel appointments
1 file
1986-1994
ACGB/46/72 Council of Europe; European Affairs; 4th Conference Commonwealth Arts Administrators
1 box
1987-1988
ACGB/46/24 Dancers Resettlement Fund Meetings; Dancers Pension Scheme Meetings
1 transfer case
1987-1989
ACGB/46/40 Nominations
1 bundle
1987-1989
ACGB/46/52 Music; Overseas - General; Parliament; Photography; Planning - General; Regional - General; Research; Sponsorship
1 transfer case
1987-1990
ACGB/46/44 Pitt-Kethley vs ACGB
1 box
1987-1990
ACGB/46/41 Local Authorities
1 file
1988
ACGB/46/71 Parliamentary
1 file
1988
ACGB/46/30 Scottish Arts Council
1 file
1988
ACGB/46/75 Visits Secretary-General: Canada, USA, Poland, Paris
1 box
1988-1989
ACGB/46/107 Incentive Board papers
1 file
1988-1991
ACGB/46/29 ACGB/SAC[ Scottish Arts Council]/WAC[ Welsh Arts Council]
1 file
1989
ACGB/46/65 Council for National Academic Awards: Visit to Dartington College of Arts
1 file
1989
ACGB/46/64 Council for National Academic Awards: Visit to Laban Centre for Movement and Dance
1 file
1989
ACGB/46/93 ACGB Three Year Plan
1 bundle
Previous ref: 2B
1989
ACGB/46/28 A. Everitt Visits
1 file
1989-1990
ACGB/46/26 Independent Broadcasting Authority
1 file
1989-1990
ACGB/46/77 ACGB Three Year Plan
1 bundle
Previous ref: 8B
1989-1990
ACGB/46/35 Voluntary Arts Network
1 file
1989-1990
ACGB/46/25 Wilding Report 1989 and ACGB Response - Lawrence Mackintosh's Papers
1 box
1989-1990
ACGB/46/89 ACGB History
1 bundle
Previous ref: 3B
1989-1991
ACGB/46/104 Directors' meetings
1 transfer case
1989-1991
ACGB/46/119 Joint Directorate papers
1 transfer case
1989-1991
ACGB/46/101 Management Directorate papers
4 transfer cases
1989-1991
ACGB/46/83 Review/Wilding/Old Papers from Secretary-General's Office; PAC [ Public Accounts Committee]
1 transfer case
Previous ref: 4B
1989-1991
ACGB/46/34 Secretary-General Personal (Misc)
1 file
1989-1991
ACGB/46/36 A. Everitt Congratulations Letters
1 file
1990
ACGB/46/88 Delegation to RABs [Regional Arts Boards]
1 bundle
Previous ref: 3B
1990
ACGB/46/91 "Future Role" Working Group
1 bundle
Previous ref: 2B
1990
ACGB/46/90 Information Working Group
1 bundle
Previous ref: 2B
1990
ACGB/46/32 Luke Rittner Run Against Aids
1 file
1990
ACGB/46/92 NAO [ National Audit Office] Report
1 bundle
Previous ref: 2B
1990
ACGB/46/37 Review Team
1 file
1990
ACGB/46/33 Tim Mason
1 file
1990
ACGB/46/39 Visits Secretary-General: Australia/New Zealand/USA
1 file
1990
ACGB/46/38 Visits Secretary-General: India
1 file
1990
ACGB/46/95 ACGB Core Group
1 bundle
Previous ref: 10B
1990-1991
ACGB/46/82 Delegation of Clients
1 transfer case
Previous ref: 5B
1990-1991
ACGB/46/79 Minister's Reforms; Arts Council Restructuring
1 bundle
Previous ref: 6B
1990-1991
ACGB/46/78 OAL [Office of Arts and Libraries]; Steering Group
1 bundle
Previous ref: 1B
1990-1991
ACGB/46/45 Panels/Boards/Committees
1 box
1990-1992
ACGB/46/87 BFI [British Film Institute] Response
1 bundle
Previous ref: 3B
1991
ACGB/46/85 Client Delegation
1 bundle
Previous ref: 3B
1991
ACGB/46/86 Departmental Responses
1 bundle
Previous ref: 3B
1991
ACGB/46/84 Minister's Reforms
1 bundle
Previous ref: 3B
1991
ACGB/46/117 Annual report material
1 file
1991-1994
ACGB/46/118 Chief Officers' Group
1 transfer case
1991-1994
ACGB/46/110 Honours
2 transfer cases
1991-1995
ACGB/46/80 "The Best for the Most" - National Arts and Media Strategy Conference
1 file
Previous ref: 7B
1992
ACGB/46/103 Advisory Board appointments
1 transfer case
1992-1993
ACGB/46/102 Senior Management Team papers
2 boxes
1992-1993
ACGB/46/73 Welsh Arts Council Board Papers
1 box
1992-1993
ACGB/46/111 Advisory panels/boards nominations
1 transfer case
1992-1994
ACGB/46/97 ACGB Review
1 transfer case
Previous ref: 9B
1993
ACGB/46/94 ACGB Review
1 transfer case
Previous ref: 11B
1993
ACGB/46/96 ACGB Review
1 bundle
Previous ref: 12B
1993
ACGB/46/115 Budget Committee papers
1 bundle
1993-1994
ACGB/46/81 Management Proposal
1 file
Previous ref: 7B
1993-1994
ACGB/46/114 Restructuring
1 file
1993-1994
ACGB/46/123 Senior Management Team papers belonging to Ian Reid, Director of Arts Development Division
1 transfer case
1993-1995
ACGB/46/113 Theatre ticket orders
1 transfer case
1993-1995