British Universities Film & Video Council

moving image and sound, knowledge and access

ROTHERHAM METROPOLITAN BOROUGH COUNCIL

Description
Acquired in a haphazard manner over the years, the collection comprises twenty films. It includes newsreel items of local events, civic films and some amateur footage.
Website
http://www.rotherham.gov.uk
Keywords
Newsreels; Yorkshire; Coronation celebrations; Rotherham; Scargill, Arthur
Access
Access available. Tue, Wed, Fri 10.00-17.00; Thu 13.00-19.00; Sat 09.30-13.00; 1400-1600. Access for disabled.

We recommend that you contact us in advance of your visit.
Access for outsiders
All the collection is open to any researchers.
Facilities
Viewing on premises without charge. Arrangements for viewing must be made in advance.
Charges
Charges for research for broadcast productions, for copies, and for detailed research on behalf of customers.
Copyright
Copyright held for some of the material.

Moving Image, Audio and Related Documentation Holdings

Books
Approx. 6,000 items
Ephemera
Ephemera relating to the area covered by the present Metropolitan Borough of Rotherham.
Manuscripts
Over 550 collections of archives.
Newspapers
Cuttings relating to the area covered by the present Metropolitan Borough of Rotherham.
Still Images
Approx. 23,000
Video/Film
Video: 51 reels/cassettes. 25 video newsreels of Rotherham news c.1974. Video of debate between S. Crowther, MP and Arthur Scargill, 1981. Video from BBC TV programme Comic Roots on Paul Shane. Number of community-made videos.Advertising, amateur, documentary, news and current affairs.
Video components: VHS Video, lo-band U-Matic.
Film: 20 films are held. Amateur, documentary, news and current affairs.
Film components: 8mm, 16mm, 35mm, positive film, negative film.

Catalogues

Digitised catalogue
ViewFinder - digitised photographs.

Additional Information

Conservation policy
Permanent retention.

Main Contact

Job title
Principal Officer
Telephone
01709-823616
Fax
01709-823650
Email
archives@rotherham.gov.uk
Address
Archives & Local Studies Service
Central Library & Arts Centre
Walker Place
Rotherham
S65 1JH

Alternate Contact

Telephone
+44(0)1709 823 616
Fax
+44(0)1709 823 650
Email
archives@rotherham.gov.uk

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