Catalogue description Council for the Encouragement of Music and the Arts: Correspondence: Central

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Reference: EL 2
Title: Council for the Encouragement of Music and the Arts: Correspondence: Central
Description:

This series contains the correspondence of the Secretariat of the Council for the Encouragement of Music and the Arts (CEMA); from 1945 the Arts Council of Great Britain. It includes correspondence of John Maynard Keynes, chairman from 1942-1946; also correspondence of the Scottish and Welsh Committees and with the National Council of Music for Wales.

Date: 1939-1960
Held by: V&A Archive of Art and Design, not available at The National Archives
Legal status: Not Public Record(s)
Language: English
Physical description: 95 file(s)
Access conditions: No records held at The National Archives for this series
Custodial history: Transferred to Victoria and Albert Museum in 1997
Administrative / biographical background:

John Meynard Keynes (1883-1946) was an economist who built and financed Arts Theatre, Cambridge and was chairman of the Council for the Encouragement of Music and the Arts from 1942-1946.

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