Sadler's Wells Foundation minute book

Scope and Content

Minute Book of meeting of the Governing Body of the Sadler’s Wells Foundation (1 June 1932 to 13 July 1934), Governors and Executives of Sadler’s Wells and the Old Vic (12 October 1934), Executive Committee/Executives (Old Vic and Sadler’s Wells, 9 November 1934 to 11 October 1940), Governors of the Old Vic and Sadler’s Wells (14 December 1934 to 30 October 1942). Some other minutes are also included: Opera Sub-Committee (1 and 15 February 1939) and Finance Committee (22 January 1940)

The minutes relate to a wide variety of matters concerning Sadler’s Wells such as finances, management and other staff, performances and tours, fundraising appeals, building matters.

Loose papers which were contained in the front of the volume (removed to a folder for their protection) include: some correspondence, lists of governors, note regarding exemption from entertainment tax, report on the accounts by Calder-Marshall, Ibotson and Bound, Times obituary of Lilian Baylis, and minutes of meeting on 11 October (year not given).

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

In poor condition. Cover on spine is detached.