Arts Council of Great Britain: records, 1928-1997


Series description

Series title: Literature Department: Client Funding Administration, 1955-1993
Reference: ACGB/60
Extent: 83 items

Scope and content

This series contains papers relating to the Literature Department's client funding. These papers include; applications, application lists, correspondence, internal memoranda and offer letters.

For more information relating to client funding, see also ACGB/59 for the minutes and papers of the various advisory committees (which include many applications which were submitted for decision).

The items in this series are arranged chronologically.

Access

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Restrictions on access

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Detailed catalogue

Reference Description Dates
ACGB/60/34 Grants to Magazines
6 files
1955-1971
ACGB/60/75 Poetry Rooms
1 file
1960-1963
ACGB/60/13 Poetry Bursary Scheme
1 box
1962-1967
ACGB/60/68 Compton Poetry Fund
2 boxes
1964-1990
ACGB/60/35 Grants to Translators
2 files
1965-1985
ACGB/60/20 Writers Bursaries Scheme
2 transfer cases
1966-1969
ACGB/60/15 Prose Bursaries
1 bundle
1967
ACGB/60/27 Grant-Aid for Authors, Translators and Publishers
1 file
1967-1968
ACGB/60/14 Maintenance Grant Scheme
4 files
1967-1968
ACGB/60/42 Advertising of Grants and Bursaries
3 files
1967-1978
ACGB/60/23 Grants to Publishers Scheme
4 boxes
1967-1987
ACGB/60/41 Some presses the Arts Council has ceased to subsidise
1 file
1968-1974
ACGB/60/46 Award Schemes: Enquiries and General Enquiries
4 files
1968-1980
ACGB/60/45 Rejected Applications: Organisations
2 files
1968-1982
ACGB/60/48 Applications: Ineligibles, rejected and not pursued
3 boxes
1968-1988
ACGB/60/16 Grants to Poets
1 file
1969-1970
ACGB/60/66 Writers Files
9 boxes, 1 box file
1969-1975
These files give details of grants to writers.
ACGB/60/21 Grants to Writers: Enquiries and Ineligibles
1 transfer case
1969-1982
ACGB/60/44 Awards to Organisations
3 files
1969-1983
ACGB/60/65 Writers in Schools Scheme: General
6 boxes, 1 box file
1969-1985
ACGB/60/63 Writers in Schools Scheme: Enquiries
2 boxes, 1 box file
1969-1986
ACGB/60/49 Grants to Small Presses
1 box, 1 transfer case
1969-1987
ACGB/60/29 Information for Community Bookshop Enquiries
1 file
ca. 1970s
ACGB/60/36 Poets' Publication Awards
2 files
1970-1972
ACGB/60/64 Writers in Schools Scheme: Engaged Writers
9 boxes
1970-1980
ACGB/60/37 London Library Membership Fee Subsidy Scheme
2 files
1972-1981
ACGB/60/70 Grants to Small Presses: Miscellaneous Correspondence
1 bundle
1972-1982
ACGB/60/38 Grants to Magazines
3 boxes
1972-1987
ACGB/60/25 Pending Applications
1 file
1973-1975
ACGB/60/5 Creative Writing Fellowships: General Correspondence
5 files
1973-1981
ACGB/60/26 Interdepartmental Grants
1 file
1973-1982
ACGB/60/69 Grants to Magazines: Miscellaneous Correspondence
1 box file
1974-1983
ACGB/60/1 Writers-in-Residence Scheme: Correspondence with Host Institutions
10 boxes
1974-1985
This scheme was formerly known as the Creative Writing Fellowships and Writer's Fellowships. The files within this item are arranged alphabetically by name of host institution.
ACGB/60/12 Creative Writing Fellowships: Prospectuses
1 bundle
1976-1979
ACGB/60/67 Libraries/Magazines Distribution Scheme
3 boxes
1976-1979
ACGB/60/9 Creative Writing Fellowships Reports
1 bundle
1976-1980
ACGB/60/82 Community Bookshop Funding: Miscellaneous Correspondence
1 box
1976-1984
ACGB/60/33 Augmentation of Literature Prizes Scheme
1 transfer case
1976-1985
ACGB/60/50 Community Bookshops: Rejected Applications and General Correspondence
1 bundle
1976-1985
ACGB/60/74 Correspondence on Literature Prizes (Existing)
1 file
1978
This correspondence relates to the Augmentation of Existing Literature Prizes Scheme.
ACGB/60/52 Creative Writing Fellowships: Non Arts Council
1 file
1978-1979
ACGB/60/7 Creative Writing Fellowships Lists
1 file
1978-1982
ACGB/60/2 Writers-in-Residence Scheme: Rejected Applications
1 box
1978-1984
ACGB/60/8 Writers-in-Residence Scheme: Enquiries
6 files
1978-1985
ACGB/60/31 Taxation of Awards and Bursaries
1 file
1979-1983
ACGB/60/62 Readers' Reports
1 transfer case
1979-1984
ACGB/60/10 Devolution of Creative Writing Fellowships
1 file
1980-1981
ACGB/60/80 Writers' Bursaries Enquiries (Pending)
1 file
1981
ACGB/60/30 Acknowledgement of Arts Council Subsidy
1 file
1981-1982
ACGB/60/17 Notes of meetings with clients and applicants for subsidy
1 file
1981-1982
ACGB/60/79 Writers' Bursaries Committee
2 files
1981-1983
ACGB/60/11 Writers' Fellowships 1982/83 and 1983/84 Advertising, Prospectus, Press Releases
1 file
1981-1984
ACGB/60/32 Arts Council Grants and Awards 1981/82 Press Releases
1 file
1981-1985
ACGB/60/51 Successful Applications
4 files
1981-1985
ACGB/60/19 Application Lists
3 boxes
1981-1987
ACGB/60/22 Writers' Bursary Scheme
5 boxes
1981-1991
ACGB/60/78 Writers' Bursaries (1982) Applications (Successful)
1 file
1982
ACGB/60/4 Writers-in-Residence Conference
1 file
1982-1983
ACGB/60/72 Faber Application-Plays
1 file
1982-1984
ACGB/60/6 Writers' Fellowships 1983/84 Applications
1 file
1983-1984
ACGB/60/18 Writers-in-Residence Scheme: Correspondence not pursued
1 file
1983-1984
ACGB/60/3 Writers-in-Residence Scheme: Planning for 1984/85
1 file
1983-1984
ACGB/60/28 Applications (for next monthly meeting)
1 file
1984-1985
ACGB/60/40 Miscellaneous Schemes of Literature Department
1 file
1984-1986
ACGB/60/83 Evaluation Team
1 box
1986-1988
ACGB/60/24 Special Fund Awards
1 file
1987-1988
ACGB/60/59 Evaluation of Clients
1 bundle
1987-1990
ACGB/60/47 Incentive Funding
1 box
1987-1991
ACGB/60/43 International Initiatives Fund
1 bundle
1987-1991
ACGB/60/53 Building for the Arts Feasibility Studies Scheme
1 bundle
1989-1991
ACGB/60/56 Re-allocation of Roundhouse Funds
1 bundle
1989-1991
ACGB/60/60 Writers in Prisons Scheme
1 bundle
1989-1991
ACGB/60/55 Enhancement Fund
1 bundle
1990
ACGB/60/73 Client Appraisal
1 bundle
1990-1991
ACGB/60/39 Literature Translations Grants
2 files
1990-1993
ACGB/60/71 Enhancement Fund
1 bundle
ca. 1991
ACGB/60/58 Libretto Funding
1 bundle
1991
ACGB/60/54 New Collaborations Fund
1 bundle
1991
ACGB/60/61 Literature Development Workers' Scheme: Research and Development
1 transfer case
1991-1992
ACGB/60/81 Multi and Inter-Disciplinary Fund
1 box file
1991-1992
ACGB/60/57 Youth Fund
1 bundle
1991-1992
ACGB/60/77 International Initiatives Fund
1 bundle
1992
ACGB/60/76 New Collaborations Fund
1 bundle
1992