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Film and videotape and the community archive

Guidelines produced by the Community Archives and Heritage Group (CAHG)

James Patterson

The Community Archives and Heritage Group (CAHG) has developed the following guidelines for community archives. You can download a copy free of charge from the link below.

About the guidelines

These guidelines are designed to encourage you to look for moving image materials appropriate to your collections and to help you to understand what you already have or might find and guide you through an appropriate set of processes so that you end up with original materials properly cared for, good documentation and usable and accessible copies.

Developing these guidelines

These guidelines were written by James Patterson Director Media Archive for Central England “The Screen Archive for the Midlands”

If you have any comments on the guidelines, please contact us.


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