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SOUTHAMPTON CITY ARCHIVES

Description
Collection of a few films which have been deposited in the City Archives Office (which deals primarily with written material) since 1954, by different depositors. There is no connection between them and there is no definite policy for collecting film material, but it is possible that additional items may be received occasionally.
Website
http://www.southampton.gov.uk/leisure/archives/default.asp#0
Keywords
Hampshire; Southampton; Flying boats; Football
Access
Access available. By arrangement or via the Wessex Film and Sound Archive. Opening hours: Tue-Fri, 0930-1630 (one late evening per month by appointment).
Facilities
Arrangements for viewing film (after obtaining permission from the Record Office) should be made through the Wessex Film and Sound Archive. Videos can be seen at the Record Office, by arrangement.
Charges
Charges for other services. Use of copy film and copying.
Copyright
Some copyright is held. Copyright advice available. Copyright adviser: Mrs Woolgar.

Moving Image, Audio and Related Documentation Holdings

Video/Film
Video components: VHS Video.
Film: About 12 films deposited by own organisation and various depositors. The holdings include Pathé News items including the opening of the Municipal Building of the Civic Centre by the Duke of York 1932, the inauguration of the cheap airmail service by flying boat from Southampton to South Africa 1937 and miscellaneous events in Southampton 1936-39. Southampton Gateway, 1964. Southampton Celebrates, 1953 (covering events in Coronation Week). Calling Blighty, 1944 (Forces film with message from servicemen in India to families in Southampton area Inaugural Ball in the Guildhall, 1937. Beating the Bounds, 1958.
Film components: Positive Film.

Catalogues

Printed catalogue
Available.

Additional Information

Conservation policy
Through the Wessex Film and Sound Archive.

Main Contact

Name
Mrs. Sue Woolgar
Job title
Archives and Services Manager
Telephone
023 8083 2251
Fax
023 8083 2156
Email
city.archives@southampton.gov.uk
Address
Southampton City Archives Office
Southampton City Council
Civic Centre
Southampton
SO14 7LY

Alternate Contact

Name
Joanne Smith, Senior Archivist

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