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McKenzie Memorial Election Archive (1992 General Election)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0097 MCKENZIE
Held at: British Library of Political and Economic Science
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Full title: McKenzie Memorial Election Archive (1992 General Election)
Date(s): 1992
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 132 boxes
Name of creator(s): Hanna | Vincent Leo Martin | 1939-1997 | political affairs reporter and presenter


Administrative/Biographical history:

Professor Robert Trelford McKenzie (1917-1981) was a political affairs presenter and the author of a well-known series of election studies. The video taping was undertaken for a series of political programmes [by Vincent Hanna - possibly A week in politics] broadcast [on Channel 4] during the General Election campaign of 1992.


Scope and content/abstract:

Video tapes of news and current affairs programmes aired on BBC1, BBC2, ITV, Channel 4 and Sky during the 1992 General Election, 10 March-8 April 1992. A daily log provides access to the material and details of programmes taped, which include news reports, special election broadcasts and political press conferences.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Arranged according to television channel, date and time.

Conditions governing access:


Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright unknown.

Finding aids:

A list made by the depositor is included in the collection.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Given by Vincent Hanna in 1992.

Allied Materials

Related material:

The British Library of Political and Economic Science holds a collection of ephemera relating to the 1992 General Election (Ref: General Election 1992).

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Compiled by Sarah Aitchison as part of the RSLP AIM25 project.

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:
Jan 2001

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