Finance papers and correspondence

Scope and Content

This file documents various financial aspects connected with the Shakespeare Memorial National Theatre Committee. It includes correspondence and expenses breakdowns.

Areas covered in the file include:

- The advance of money by the SMNT Committee to the National Theatre Board (1963).

- Use of the funds of the Shakespeare Memorial National Theatre Trust.

- Use of the interest generated from the Shakespeare Memorial National Theatre funds.

- Details connected with the accounts of the Shakespeare Memorial National Theatre, for example names of those authorised to sign cheques on behalf of the Committee.

- Communications with Rowley, Pemberton & Co., accountants for the Shakespeare Memorial National Theatre.

- Correspondence about payment of salaries in connection with the work of the Shakespeare Memorial National Theatre.

- Breakdown of expenses for Shakespeare Memorial National Theatre Committee and Joint Council (1955).

- Payment of architects' fees (1949).

- Discussion on use of the Shakespeare Memorial National Theatre funds if a grant for the theatre is allocated by the government (1948).

Arrangement

The material is arranged into two folders as follows:

- Folder 1 of 2: 1946-1954

- Folder 2 of 2: 1955, 1957-1963; plus one un-dated item.

Conditions Governing Access

Open