British Universities Film & Video Council

moving image and sound, knowledge and access

STATES OF GUERNSEY FILM & SOUND ARCHIVE

Description
Collection arising from: films of royal visits, etc. acquired from 1921; film deposits, 1915 onwards; films/sound tapes prepared for the Education Department, 1970s; and the production of tapes (for sale) from collection of private films, 1930s onwards. The Archives Service will be moving to new premises early in 2006: St Barnabas, Cornet St, St Peter Port.
Website
http://user.itl.net/~glen/archgsy.html
Keywords
World War II; Advertising films; Royalty and royal events; Amateur films
Access
Access available. 0930-1630.
Facilities
Viewing on premises. Viewing off premises. Duplicating. Sales. Duplicating by special arrangement only.
Charges
Charges for research for broadcast productions. Charges for research for academic purposes. Charges for facilities and handling.
Copyright
Copyright held. No copyright held for Gaumont British.

Moving Image, Audio and Related Documentation Holdings

Sound
Sound Archives: Approx 150 cassette tapes consisting of radio interviews, talks and lectures (historical and contemporary). Subjects include German occupation and wartime memoirs, the Liberation in May 1945, environmental issues, interviews with public figures, folk songs and tales.
Video/Film
Video: 6 hours. 30+ videotapes. Advertising, amateur, documentary.
Video components: VHS Video, Beta/Beta-SP.
Film: 6 hours. 90% black and white film. Advertising, amateur, documentary.
Film components: 35mm, positive film, negative film.

Catalogues

Printed catalogue
Available.

Additional Information

Conservation policy
Re-making of old film (all nitrate film safely replaced).

Main Contact

Name
Dr. D.M. Ogier
Job title
Administrative Assistant
Telephone
01481-724512
Fax
01481-715814
Email
archives@gov.gg
Address
Island Archives Service
29 Victoria Road
St Peter Port
GY1 1HU

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