McKenzie Memorial Election Archive (1992 General Election)

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

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.

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.

Arrangement

Arranged according to television channel, date and time.

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Acquisition Information

Given by Vincent Hanna in 1992.

Other Finding Aids

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

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

VHS video tapes.

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Sarah Aitchison as part of the RSLP AIM25 project.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright unknown.

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).