Produced by the Film Unit and Television Service at Leeds University, this film documents four archaeological dig sites in York. Work on these sites took place during the summer of 1973 and yielded a number of historic findings.
A documentary chronicling the creation of York University presented by the Shepherd Building Group, this film includes a brief history of York and its University, highlighting sites in York and various departments and facilities at the University.
A documentary film produced by the Audio Visual Unit at Leeds University for West Yorkshire Metropolitan County Council that chronicles the work and findings of an archaeological dig at Dalton Parlours, West Yorkshire. Through filming, illustration, model reconstruction and commentary, the film traces the history of this ancient site that was a farming settlement in the Iron Age and location of a Roman Villa.
A film made by members of the Morley Cycling Club that capture footage of many abbeys around Yorkshire. There are shots of the surrounding landscape and villages that they pass through along the way. There is a continuous commentary by several different men giving in depth histories of the different abbeys and sights.
Part of the Freeman collection, this film contains footage from a school trip to a variety of places in Yorkshire taken during the 1950s including Goole Docks, Hull Docks, Beverley, York, The Ouse, Driffield Station, Bridlington Harbour, back to school at Old Hilderthorpe.
This footage comes from a set of five films which were shot by pupils of Ellerby Lane primary school in Leeds between 1951-1953. This particular piece of film shows a drawing of Fountains Abbey, located near Ripon, where in 1952, according to Mary Milner, a former Ellerby student and writer on these set of films, the pupils visited.