Subseries PM/MCAR - Papers of the Prime Minister: relationship with the Ministry of Revolutionary Art and Culture

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Papers of the Prime Minister: relationship with the Ministry of Revolutionary Art and Culture


  • 1976-1985 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

Approximately 1.5 linear metres

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Archival history

Transferred from the Cabinet Office to the National Archives via the National Assembly (parliament) of Madagascar.

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Scope and content

Sub-series of records of Prime Ministerial relationship with the Minister of Revolutionary Art and Culture, 1976-1985; notably including records of decrees, 1976-1985; files on specific artists, 1976-1985; historic monuments, 1976-1985.

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System of arrangement

Fonds: Prime Ministerial papers, sub-fonds of Cabinet records, series SM/PM, sub series: Ministry of Revolutionary Art and Culture. Papers are thereafter arranged in 8 summaries; each summary is chronologically arranged: Texts (PM/MCAR 236); files (PM/MCAR 237); correspondence (PM/MCAR 238); communications (PM/MCAR 239), telegrams (PM/MCAR 240) reports (PM/MCAR 241), reports of meetings (PM/MCAR 242); minutes of meetings (PM/MCAR 243).

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Language of material

  • French
  • Malagasy

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Records of Cabinet Office, part of the Prime Ministerial fonds.

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Archivist's note

Compiled as part of the Finding Africa project (King's College London).

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