Read this: Safeguarding the BBCs archive
Summary: There are almost five million items held on a wide variety formats including film, dating back to 1936, videotape, first introduced into the BBC in the late sixties and numerous audio tape and disc including a small collection of wax cylinders which date back to the early 1900s. The collection is made up of 650,000 film components, 2.4 million videotapes and 2 million Radio sound items. 75 of the holdings reside in London with the rest deposited around the BBC's Nations and Regions in smaller local collections. - bbc.co.ukwww.bbc.co.ukSafeguarding the BBCs archive…
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