Financial Management Records of the National Army Museum

Scope and Content

Records relating to the financial management of NAM, covering charitable status, Grant-in-Aid, and Government returns.

Administrative / Biographical History

The National Army Museum is a Charity registered with the Charity Commission, and was accorded devolved status under the terms of the National Heritage Act 1983. The Museum's main sponsor, the Army, provides Grant-in-Aid to the Museum in order to support the Museum in its aims to engage and inspire the public, support education and research, and provide a historical context to the British Army and British military history.


Arranged according to original series within functions, respecting the original arrangement of the files.

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All unpublished records of the National Army Museum are closed to external users for 20 years for corporate reasons.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 of the National Army Museum through the Museum's records management service.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Appraisal Information

Records created by the National Army Museum are appraised according to the Institutional Archive Collections Development Policy and Retention Schedule.


Accruals are expected to this series.

Geographical Names