Visual Recordings

Scope and Content

Collection of original films and recordings of off-air broadcasts. These include films commissioned by Bedford Physical Training College (BPTC) and its successors and feature staff and students engaged in displays of dancing, gymnastics and athletics, demonstrations of micro-teaching sessions and an historical account of BPTC in the first half of the twentieth century. Other films include documentaries, teaching and coaching aids for practitioners in the fields of physical education and sports.