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Grierson Award Archive

Reference collection of documentaries 2005-6, 2008 to date submitted for various categories in the annual Grierson Awards in honour of Scottish documentary maker John Grierson (1898 - 1972), regarded as the father of the documentary.

Access to this collection is available to BU staff/students, affiliated AUB students and bona fide researchers by emailing ArchivesandSpecialCollections@bournemouth.ac.uk

Name Grierson Award Archive
Dates 2005-2006, 2008 to date
A few VHS entries from earlier dates back to 1999
Physical Description Documentaries submitted to the Grierson Trust for the annual Grierson Award.
Technical Description VHS tapes; DVDs
Arrangement By year, in A-Z order, in filing cabinets in the Grierson Archive DLG27
Access Restrictions Available to BU staff/students, affiliated AUB students and bona fide researchers.
All external users should email ArchivesandSpecialCollections@bournemouth.ac.uk to request permission to access to the collection. No copying allowed.
Source of Acquisition Donated by the Grierson Trust
Language English
Archival history Collection donated by the Grierson Trust for use by the research community. Incomplete in early years.
The Grierson Trust commemorates the pioneering Scottish documentary maker John Grierson (1898 - 1972), famous for Drifters and Night Mail and the man widely regarded as the father of the documentary.
Each year, The Grierson Trust recognises the best documentary filmmaking from Britain and abroad through the British Documentary Awards.
http://www.griersontrust.org/