Papers of the National Council for Diplomas in Art and Design

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Subject files relating to post-graduate bursaries committees, 1971-1975; post-diploma studies, 1964-1972; direct entry to Diploma in Art & Design, 1968-1973; correspondence with colleges/polytechnics, 1967-1971; Fine Art Panel, 1964-1967, 1972; art & design in Scotland, 1979-1982; external assessors, 1965-1974; composition of NCDAD panels, 1971-1974; NCDAD landlord and tenant agreement, 1961-1964; employment of diplomates, 1965-1972; Post-Graduate Awards DES Committee, 1968-1977; NCDAD report on colleges, 1962-1967; NCDAD: miscellaneous Council papers, 1962-1967.

Administrative / Biographical History

The National Council for Diplomas in Art & Design was established in 1961. It merged with the Council for National Academic Awards in 1974.

Reference: Finding aid to collection.

Arrangement

The collection is uncatalogued.

Conditions Governing Access

Files relating to employment of diplomates are closed for 30 years.

Acquisition Information

This collection was deposited in the Centre by the Council for National Academic Awards in 1993.

Other Finding Aids

A temporary box list is available in paper format in the Centre's searchroom.

An authority record exists for The National Council for Diplomas in Art & Design (GB 152 AAR2274).

Conditions Governing Use

There are no restrictions on the use of this archive, apart from the requirements of copyright law.

Accruals

Further deposits are expected.

Related Material

Minutes of meetings of the Council and its specialist panels, 1961-74, have been deposited in the Public Record Office, ref. DB 4.

The Modern Records Centre also holds the archives of the Council for National Academic Awards (MSS.322CN) and the archives of the National Council for Technological Awards (MSS.322/TA).