British Universities Film & Video Council

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SHEFFIELD LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SERVICES

Description
The Sheffield Libraries collection incorporates material held by the Local Studies Library, Sheffield Archives and the former South Yorkshire Record Office.
Website
http://www.shef.ac.uk/~lib/intro/one.html
Keywords
Crafts; Advertising films; Yorkshire; Sheffield; Industrial archaeology
Access
Access available. By arrangement. Access for disabled.
Facilities
No viewing facilities for film. Viewing on premises for VHS video only.
Charges
Charges for facilities and handling. Prices by negotiation.
Copyright
Copyright held for some items. Copyright advice available. Copyright adviser: D. Hindmarch.

Moving Image, Audio and Related Documentation Holdings

Video/Film
Video: 200 reels/cassettes. Videos including original productions, television programmes and film transfers.
Video components: VHS Video, hi-band U-Matic, lo-band U-Matic, Beta/Beta-SP.
Film: 500 cans. Items relating mainly to Sheffield, particularly the steel industry. No nitrate film. In 1961 all nitrate stock then held was transferred to the National Film and Television Archive. New nitrate acquisitions are offered to the national collections.
Film components: 9.5mm, 16mm, 35mm, positive film, negative film.

Additional Information

Notes
No detailed shotlisting or indexing.
Other information
Press cuttings, publicity brochures, stills etc. available for some films.
Conservation policy
No material will be discarded until there is an opportunity to make a full assessment.

Main Contact

Name
Mr. Doug Hindmarch
Job title
Senior Local Studies Librarian
Telephone
0114-273 5067
Fax
0114-273 5009
Email
localstudies.library@sheffield.gov.uk
Address
Central Library
Surrey Street
Sheffield
S1 1XZ

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