Arts Council of Great Britain: records, 1928-1997


Series description

Series title: Music Department: Client Funding Administration, 1948-1995
Reference: ACGB/49
Extent: 122 items

Scope and content

This series contains papers relating to the Music Department's client funding. These papers include; applications, application lists, correspondence, internal memoranda, offer letters and show reports. This series also contains papers relating to the various trust funds administered by the Music Department including the Suggia Gift, the H. A. Thew Fund and the Henry andLily Davis Trust.

For more information relating to client funding, see also ACGB/50 which contains files kept by the Music Department on individuals and organisations, many of whom were clients. See ACGB/52 for papers relating to the funding of the regions and Regional Arts Associations. Finally see ACGB/51 for the minutes and papers of various Committees and Panels (some of which were responsible for decisions relating to client funding).

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Access to unpublished material less than 30 years old may be restricted and requests for access can take up to 20 working days to be processed.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/49/95 Henry and Lily Davis Trust - General Files
1 box
1948-1990
ACGB/49/99 H. A. Thew Fund - General Files
1 box
1949-1987
ACGB/49/106 Artists Card Index
1 metal filing drawer
ca. 1950s - ca. 1970s
ACGB/49/97 Trust Fund No. 3 Account - Beneficiary Files
2 boxes
1950-1983
See also: ACGB/49/96 -Henry and Lily Davis Trust Beneficiary Files.
ACGB/49/89 General Auditions: Comments, Correspondence and Results
2 boxes
1951-1968
ACGB/49/98 H. A. Thew Fund - Beneficiary Files
4 boxes
1952-1988
ACGB/49/96 Henry and Lily Davis Trust - Beneficiary Files
5 boxes
1952-1989
See also: ACGB/49/97 -Trust Fund No. 3 Account Beneficiary Files.
ACGB/49/92 Suggia Gift - General Files
1 box
1956-1988
ACGB/49/94 Suggia Gift - Beneficiary Files.
4 boxes
1956-1990
ACGB/49/100 Classics Club Patrons of Music Fund
2 boxes
1958-1973
ACGB/49/104 Housing the Arts Scheme - General Files
3 boxes
Previous ref: A/3, SNB14
1960-1986
ACGB/49/101 Trust Funds - General
1 box
1961-1990
ACGB/49/31 Awards to Artists (Composers)
10 boxes
1962-1989
ACGB/49/114 Awards to Artists
1 transfer case
1965-1970
ACGB/49/105 Housing the Arts Scheme - Client Files
7 boxes
1965-1986
ACGB/49/88 Opera and Ballet and Music Awards
1 file
1966
ACGB/49/91 Miriam Licette Scholarship - Beneficiary Files
1 box
1966-1988
ACGB/49/30 Piano Grants
4 boxes
1967-1990
Includes papers relating to the Piano Advisory Service.
ACGB/49/5 Jazz Bursary Scheme Winners
1 bundle
1968-1983
ACGB/49/19 Performance Reports
1 file
1968-1985
ACGB/49/107 Awards to Artists
1 box
1970-1973
ACGB/49/121 Competitions, awards and scholarships
1 box
1970-1986
ACGB/49/108 Awards to Artists
1 transfer case
1973-1975
ACGB/49/102 Dio Fund
1 box
1973-1987
ACGB/49/110 Awards to Artists
1 transfer case
1975-1976
ACGB/49/103 Loan Fund for Musical Instruments
1 box
1975-1986
ACGB/49/111 Awards to Artists
1 transfer case
1976-1977
ACGB/49/93 Miriam Licette Scholarship - General Files
1 box
Previous ref: SNB2
1976-1989
ACGB/49/112 Awards to Artists
1 box
1977-1979
ACGB/49/4 Jazz Bursary Scheme 1978/79 Rejects
1 file
1978
ACGB/49/90 Awards to Artists Name and Address Card Index
1 box
1978-1979
ACGB/49/82 Jazz Bursary Scheme
1 box
1978-1979
ACGB/49/113 Awards to Artists
1 transfer case
1979-1980
ACGB/49/49 Piano Technician Bursary Scheme
1 box
1979-1984
ACGB/49/55 Jazz Bursary Scheme 1986/87-1988/89, 1991/92
2 boxes
1979-1991
ACGB/49/109 Awards to Artists
1 transfer case
1980-1981
ACGB/49/83 Special Applications
2 files
1980-1981
ACGB/49/23 Applications (Classical)
1 file
1980-1982
ACGB/49/22 Lists of Jazz/Improvised Music Performances Receiving Direct or Indirect Support from the ACGB
1 file
1980-1982
ACGB/49/26 Performance Reports
1 file
1980-1982
ACGB/49/18 Bursary Applications: National Opera Studio, Royal College of Music, National Centre for Orchestral Studies
1 file
1980-1985
ACGB/49/24 Finance (Rejections)
1 file
1980-1986
ACGB/49/3 Jazz Bursary Scheme 1980/81-1985/86
2 boxes
1980-1986
ACGB/49/73 Performance Reports
2 boxes
1980-1991
ACGB/49/42 Education/Training
1 file
1981-1982
ACGB/49/116 Awards to Artists
1 box
1981-1983
ACGB/49/85 Early Music Applications
1 file
Previous ref: SNB4
1981-1983
ACGB/49/27 Four National Companies and ACGB [Evaluation of National Companies]
1 file
1981-1986
ACGB/49/35 Music Education Projects
1 box
1981-1987
ACGB/49/39 Training Bursaries and Projects
1 bundle
1981-1989
ACGB/49/122 Awards to Artists
1 transfer case
1982-1983
ACGB/49/25 Performance Reports
1 file
1982-1983
ACGB/49/41 Steel Pan Tuners Bursary
1 file
1982-1983
ACGB/49/28 Bursaries for Composers Application Forms 1984/85
1 file
1982-1984
ACGB/49/37 Jazz in Education Scheme
1 box
1983-1985
ACGB/49/50 Music Assessment Report Forms
1 box
1983-1985
ACGB/49/44 Regional Jazz Organisations Assessments
1 bundle
1983-1986
ACGB/49/59 Awards to Artists
1 box
1983-1989
ACGB/49/57 Commission Support Scheme
4 boxes
1983-1992
ACGB/49/51 Composers' Bursary Scheme 1984/85-1992/93
4 boxes
1983-1992
ACGB/49/29 Commission Applications
1 file
1984
ACGB/49/16 Offer Letters - Concerts/Performances
1 file
1984-1985
ACGB/49/14 Offer Letters - Jazz Organisations
1 file
1984-1985
ACGB/49/17 Offer Letters - Miscellaneous
2 files
1984-1985
ACGB/49/15 Offer Letters - Recordings
1 file
1984-1985
ACGB/49/80 LOCB and Four London Orchestras: Grants to Clients 86/87
1 file
1984-1986
ACGB/49/47 Performance and Communication Skills Project
1 bundle
1984-1989
ACGB/49/118 Awards to Artists
1 transfer case
1984-1990
ACGB/49/75 Training Projects
2 boxes
1984-1991
ACGB/49/84 Applications for Aid for Submission to Council
1 file
Previous ref: SNB5
1985-1986
ACGB/49/32 Electro-Acoustic Music Bursary Scheme 1985/86
1 box
1985-1986
ACGB/49/81 Jazz Services/Centres
1 file
1985-1986
Contains papers relating to the assessment of regional and national jazz organisations.
ACGB/49/64 LOCB - Other Clients (NSD)
3 files
1985-1986
ACGB/49/77 Concert Funding Applications
2 files
1985-1987
ACGB/49/79 London Orchestras Grant Allocation '86/87, '87/88
1 file
1985-1988
ACGB/49/87 Commissions Support Scheme
1 bundle
1985-1989
ACGB/49/40 Composers for Dance Awards
1 bundle
1985-1989
ACGB/49/72 Music Education Applications
1 box
1985-1989
ACGB/49/74 Appraisals - Miscellaneous
1 box
1985-1991
This item contains papers relating to appraisals of the Early Music Centre, Halle Concerts Society, London Sinfonietta, Western Orchestral Society andYouth and Music.
ACGB/49/69 Music Animateur Scheme
2 boxes, 1 transfer case
1985-1992
This scheme was formerly known as the Musicians-in-Residence Scheme.
ACGB/49/20 Applications Lists
1 file
1986-1987
ACGB/49/76 Assessment of National Companies - ENO/ ROH
1 bundle
1986-1987
ACGB/49/67 Miscellaneous Music Project Applications
1 bundle
1986-1987
ACGB/49/48 Orchestras Funding General
1 box
1986-1989
ACGB/49/56 Electro-Acoustic Bursary Scheme 1986/87, 1988/89-1992/93
2 boxes
1986-1992
ACGB/49/53 Composers for Dance Scheme
2 transfer cases
1986-1993
ACGB/49/1 Early Music Projects 1986/87-1993/94
4 boxes, 1 transfer case
1986-1995
ACGB/49/86 Bursaries for Composers
1 bundle
1987-1988
ACGB/49/36 Bursaries General
1 transfer case
1987-1988
ACGB/49/63 Contemporary Concerts Applications
1 bundle
1987-1989
ACGB/49/54 Adviser Correspondence
1 transfer case
1987-1991
ACGB/49/52 Improvised Music Touring Scheme 1987/88-1992/93
2 transfer cases
1987-1992
ACGB/49/60 Non-Western Music Projects
4 transfer cases
1987-1993
ACGB/49/68 Miscellaneous Music Project Applications
1 box
1988
ACGB/49/43 Improvised Music Touring Scheme
1 bundle
1988-1989
ACGB/49/11 Early Music Projects 1989/90
1 file
1988-1991
ACGB/49/71 Music for Small Groups Project Awards 1989/90
1 transfer case
1988-1991
ACGB/49/7 Music for Small Groups Scheme 1990/91-1992/93
1 box, 1 transfer case
1988-1992
ACGB/49/70 Great Britain Touring Fund - Jazz Applications
1 transfer case
1988-1994
ACGB/49/58 Composers in Education Scheme
1 transfer case
1989-1991
ACGB/49/34 Composers in Education Scheme
1 transfer case
1989-1994
ACGB/49/6 Jazz Bursary Scheme 1989/90-1992/93
2 transfer cases
1989-1995
ACGB/49/33 Non-Western Music Projects 1991/92
1 box
1989-1995
ACGB/49/65 Applications Lists
1 bundle
1990
ACGB/49/61 Enhancement Funding
1 bundle
1990
ACGB/49/117 Music Commissions
1 box
1990-1993
ACGB/49/66 Youth Fund
1 bundle
1990-1993
ACGB/49/115 Music Commissions
1 transfer case
1991-1992
ACGB/49/21 Miscellaneous Show Reports
1 file
1991-1993
ACGB/49/62 Opera/Music Theatre Projects
1 bundle
1991-1993
ACGB/49/38 Young Conductors' Scheme
1 transfer case
1991-1993
ACGB/49/78 Jazz Funding - Miscellaneous
1 bundle
1992
ACGB/49/2 Larger Period Ensemble Touring and Development Scheme 1992/93-1993/94
2 boxes
1992-1993
ACGB/49/119 Music Commissions
1 transfer case
1992-1993
ACGB/49/8 New Music Commission Support Scheme 1993/94
1 box
1992-1993
ACGB/49/10 Music for Small Groups Scheme: Small Jazz Groups Development 1992/93
1 bundle
1992-1994
ACGB/49/13 Opera/Music Theatre Projects
1 transfer case
1992-1994
ACGB/49/9 Artists Research and Development Fund 1993/94.
1 bundle
1993
ACGB/49/45 Clients Finance
1 bundle
1993
ACGB/49/46 Professional Development for Musicians Working in Schools
1 bundle
1993
ACGB/49/120 Music Commissions
2 transfer cases
1993-1994
ACGB/49/12 Strategic Research and Project Fund 1993/94
1 bundle
1993-1994