NEWS FEATURE ON GLASGOW UNIVERSITY

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Places:

  • Glasgow

Subjects:

  • Education

Genres:

  • Television documentary

Decade:

  • 1960s

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Title: NEWS FEATURE ON GLASGOW UNIVERSITY

Reference number: T0102

Date: 1968

Production company: Scottish Television

Sound: sound

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 4.40 mins

Description: Glasgow University, including the library, quadrangle and interviews with members of the University.

Robert Ogilvie MacKenna features in this piece of film. He was University Librarian and Keeper of the Hunterian books and manuscripts at Glasgow University from 1951-1978. An obituary can be found here: https://www.heraldscotland.com/news/12411275.ogilvie-mackenna-glasgow-universitys-pioneering-librarian/ [last accessed 21/07/2020]

Note: Work currently underway to identify various people in this news report]

Shotlist: Shots of main Glasgow University building [nothing on accompanying soundtrack] (.50); Interview with [unidentified]connected with the university. Students in the quadrangle (1.43); [no sound] (1.54); Interview with Robert Ogilvie MacKenna, the Librarian. Shots of library (2.22); Quadrangle [no sound] (2.30); Interview with [unidentified] General views of the university buildings (4.40)