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Organisation: Screen Archive South East, archive, library or museum

Historical details of this organisation
Full name
Screen Archive South East
Short name
Screen Archive South East
Main area of activity
archive, library or museum
Secondary area(s) of activity
Public Sector Regional Archive
Date of foundation
Main period and nation of relevant activity
N/A, England
Screen Archive South East is a public sector moving image archive serving the South East of England. Established in 1992 at the University of Brighton as the South East Film & Video Archive, the function of this regional screen archive is to locate, collect, preserve, provide access to and promote screen material related to the South East and of general relevance to screen history. The screen material in the collection consists of magic lantern slides, film, videotape, digital formats and associated hardware and documentation. There are now over 9,700 films and some 10,000 lantern slides from the nineteenth century as well as a significant collection of apparatus and related artefacts.
Lucerna ID 1001397

Record created by Richard Crangle and Ine van Dooren. Last updated 2 May 2014

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