Carnegie United Kingdom Trust: Minutes and annual reports

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Each volume contains the Trust's Annual Report and the annual minutes of the Trustees, Executive Committee and Sub-Committees, and includes a table of contents and an index. The collection does not include the volume for 1940.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Carnegie United Kingdom Trust was founded in 1913 by the industrialist and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie (1835-1919) to further the well-being of the people of Great Britain and Ireland. The Trust provides support for projects in the arts, heritage and social welfare, and has helped to build many libraries, museums and theatres. The Trust's think tank organises initiatives and contributes to public policy analysis.

Conditions Governing Access

MSS.Add.8038-8055 have a closure period of fifty years from the date of their publication. The rest of the collection is open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Deposited on indefinite loan by the Carnegie United Kingdom Trust, 1975.

Other Finding Aids

None.

Archivist's Note

Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

Bibliography

Further information about the Trust can be found on its website (www.carnegieuktrust.org.uk/).