The University of Brighton Design Archives is based at our Grand Parade building. It is an internationally significant research base with a curatorial team that initiates and promotes collaborative activity through a programme of projects. It focuses on British design and global design organisations in the twentieth century, welcoming scholars and students from many academic disciplines researching the designed environment, the design profession and design practice.
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Dress History Teaching Collection
The aim of the Dress History Teaching Collection, held in our Pavilion Parade building, is to offer all students and staff at the University of Brighton direct access to closely examine and photograph historical and world fabrics and garments while encouraging the use of the collection within material culture research.
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Screen Archive South East
Screen Archive South East is based in our Edward Street building. It locates, collects, preserves, provides access to and promotes screen material related to the south-east and to screen history in general. The collection includes magic lantern slides, film, videotape, digital formats and associated hardware and documentation. There are now over 9,000 films and more than 10,000 nineteenth-century lantern slides as well as a significant collection of projectors, cameras and related artefacts.
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