The North West Film Archive preserves moving images made in or about Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Cheshire, Merseyside and Cumbria and offers a variety of access services to users in the public, academic and commercial sectors.The Royal Television Society retains its own records dating from its foundation in 1927 and collects material relevant to the history and development of television.The former includes material on BBC Television’s programme output and correspondence regarding contracts of production staff and performers.
Where the keywords you searched for appear in the name of the institution or person that originally created the record (often not the same as the institution or person that currently holds the record), the search results are displayed under the ‘Record creators’ tab.
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The Scottish Screen Archive is a film and video collection of over 100 years of Scotland’s social, cultural and industrial history, reflecting the lives of ordinary Scots and achievements of Scottish film-makers.
The collections include documentaries, newsreels, educational, television, public information, industrial, advertising and promotional film and video. The Screen Archive South East is the public sector moving image archive for the South East of England.
The Yorkshire Film Archive (YFA) finds, preserves and provides public access to moving image made in or about the Yorkshire region.
University of Bristol Theatre Collection holds a vast collection of original documents, photographs, film footage and artefacts from theatres, actors, performers, designers and theatre historians relating to the history of theatre in Britain.
The Centre also holds manuscript and other material relating to individuals connected with the BBC, notably its founder Lord Reith.
Bill Douglas Centre for the History of Cinema and Popular Culture houses the Bill Douglas and Peter Jewell collection on the history of cinema and popular culture, and has a public museum and an academic research centre.
The collections of records outlined in this research guide are held in various locations; they are not held by The National Archives.