Records of Visnews relating to women

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

The archive consists of a bundle of [Reuters] telexes, visual news-service production sheets from the News Research Unit of Visnews News Services and other papers, including press releases. All relate in some way to women's status, rights, actions and issues in different countries of the world, including France, Zimbabwe, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR), United States of America (USA), South Africa, Italy, Ethiopia and Libya.

Administrative / Biographical History

Visnews (fl.1950-1985) was an international film and television news agency, operating from the 1950s until it was taken over by Reuters in 1985. It was later re-named Reuters Television.

Arrangement

Visnews News Services

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is available for research. Readers are advised to contact The Women's Library in advance of their first visit.

Acquisition Information

Exact provenance unknown - Fawcett Accession Registers to be checked.

Other Finding Aids

Fonds Description (1 folder only)

Related Material

Material relating to Visnews is held by ITN Archives. Reuters Ltd also maintains its own archive.

Corporate Names