Internal Management of the National Army Museum, 1960-1995

Scope and Content

Records of internal management committees and teams of the National Army Museum, together with other related papers, including staff/management committees, and the Documentation Committee.

Administrative / Biographical History

The National Army Museum was incorporated by Royal Charter in April 1960, and the first Director, Lieutenant Colonel Charles Appleby, was responsible for the management of the new museum under the direction of the Museum's Council.


Files arranged according to original file series and function.

Access Information

All unpublished records of the National Army Museum are closed to external users for 20 years for corporate reasons. Further restrictions may apply for Data Protection Act compliance, typically 75 or 50 years closure for files containing personal data.

Acquisition Information

Transferred to the Institutional Archive through the National Army Museum's records management processes.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission from the National Army Museum is required for reproduction of this material.

Appraisal Information

These files will be subject to appraisal, with personal data unnecessary for retention removed at the point of cataloguing.


Accruals are expected to this series.