British Universities Film & Video Council

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JEWISH MUSEUM

Description
The Museum was founded in 1983. It has a small film/video collection relating to the growth and development of the Jewish community in London.
Website
http://www.jewishmuseum.org.uk/
Keywords
Amateur films; Holocaust; Jewish communities in London; Jewish life
Access
Access available. By arrangement only. Partial access for disabled.
Facilities
Viewing on premises.
Charges
Charges for research for broadcast productions. Charges for printing still photographs.
Copyright
Variable. Copyright advice available.

Moving Image, Audio and Related Documentation Holdings

Video/Film
Video: 34 reels/cassettes. Majority of films have been transferred to video. Amateur, documentary.
Video components: VHS Video, 8mm Video, hi-band U-Matic.
Film: The holdings consist of amateur and documentary footage on the history of Yiddish theatre in London; footage of Jews in Aden; footage of Cable Street, 1936; a Jewish wedding in East London in 1924. Amateur, documentary.

Catalogues

Printed catalogue
Available.
Card catalogue
Handlist of video and film holdings.

Additional Information

Other information
The Museum also has an archive collection of approximately 15,000 photographs which can be used as stills. These are stored in negative form with reference contact-prints and there is an index to the collection.
Conservation policy
Collection is being monitored.

Main Contact

Name
Ms. Sarah Jillings
Job title
Curator
Telephone
020 8349 1143
Fax
020 8343 2162
Email
enquiries@jewishmuseum.org.uk
Address
The Sternberg Centre
80 East End Road
Finchley
London
N3 2SY

Alternate Contact

Name
C. Seigel
Job title
Curator

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