Arts Council of Great Britain: records, 1928-1997

Series description

Series title: Finance Department: Weekly Returns, 1964-1989
Reference: ACGB/78
Extent: 2m 50cm

Scope and content

This series consists of weekly financial returns sent to the Arts Council by clients as part of the requirements for funding. Connected to these returns are records of the data's analysis and summary.

See also series ACGB/14 which consists of quarterly financial returns sent to the Arts Council.

The weekly returns refer to dance, orchestral, touring and building-based companies. The analysis and summary records only relate to building-based companies. There are also two transfer cases of records detailing seat prices for this period, arranged alphabetically by client name.

There is no list of the individual files in this series currently available.


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Restrictions on access

Because this series is uncatalogued, access is restricted under section 22 (information intended for future publication) of the Freedom of Information Act 2000. For more information, please write by e-mail to or by post to Victoria and Albert Museum Archives (ref. ACGB), Blythe House, 23 Blythe Road, London W14 0QX.