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University of London Audio-visual Centre

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0120 GC/170
Held at: Wellcome Library
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Full title: University of London Audio-visual Centre
Date(s): 1971-1986
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 5 boxes
Name of creator(s): University of London Audio-visual Centre
Detailed catalogue: Click here to view repository detailed catalogue


Administrative/Biographical history:

Not given.


Scope and content/abstract:

Background papers concerning ULAVC collection of medical films and videos now held by the Wellcome Trust, 1971-1986. Most files include at least the videotape production completion form, information sheets, and the agreement signed by the contributor permitting the loan or sale of the recording. Some files include publicity material, correspondence with the contributor, scripts, shot-lists, and related reprints, illustrative materials etc.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

The C numbers in italics are the previous references of the ULAVC. The folders for the particular videos within each series have been kept as originally filed, with the original subnumber in brackets in italics. It is evident that there are significant gaps and lacunae in the material received.

Conditions governing access:

Open. The papers are available subject to the usual conditions of access to Archives and Manuscripts material, after the completion of a Reader's Undertaking.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Photocopies/photographs/microfilm are supplied for private research only at the Archivist's discretion. Please note that material may be unsuitable for copying on conservation grounds, and that photographs cannot be photocopied in any circumstances. Readers are restricted to 100 photocopies in twelve months. Researchers who wish to publish material must seek copyright permission from the copyright owner.

Finding aids:

Wellcome Library catalogue online.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

These files were received by the Wellcome Trust from the University of London Audio-visual Centre to provide background information on the films and tapes transferred to the Wellcome Trust Medical Film and Video Library in September 1991 (c. 100 additional films of the Clinical Medicine and GPTV series were transferred to the BMA Film Library).

Allied Materials

Related material:

Wellcome Trust Audio-Visual Library.

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Entry compiled by Barbara Ball from the Wellcome Library online catalogue.

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
January 2009

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