British Universities Film & Video Council

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WEST SUSSEX RECORD OFFICE

Description
Since 1992 the Record Office has been a founding partner of the South East Film and Video Archive (SEFVA) (qv) and is its Repository and Conservation Centre. The Archive seeks to locate, collect, preserve and promote moving images made in or relating to the South East of England. There are now over 1,000 items in the Archive including newsreels, corporate documentaries, promotional material, and feature films from the Shoreham Film Studio. Of equal importance are the home movies and local footage from private collections.
Website
http://www.westsussex.gov.uk/RO/home.htm
Keywords
Sussex; West Sussex; Amateur films; Royal Sussex Regiment
Access
Access
Facilities
Viewing facilities; film and video, by appointment only.
Charges
Information on charges available on request.

Moving Image, Audio and Related Documentation Holdings

Video/Film
A growing collection, now of several hundred films of local interest - amateur and professional. Includes the collection of the Royal Sussex Regiment, 1914-1960.
Video components: Betamax, VHS, S-VHS.
Film components: Positive film, 8mm, 9.5mm, 16mm, 35mm. No nitrate.

Catalogues

Computerised database
On SEFVA database (in progress).

Main Contact

Name
Mr. Richard Childs
Job title
County Archivist
Telephone
01243 753600
Fax
01243 533959
Email
records.office@westsussex.gov.uk
Address
County Hall
Chichester
PO19 1RN

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