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Anne James Photographic Collection: Home

About the Collection

Collection Ref.:             IE BL/P/J
Title:                            Anne James Photographic Collection
Dates:                           1966
Level of description:    Collection
Extent:                          77 negatives & 3 contact sheets
Administrative History:
IE BL/P/J is the Anne James Photographic collection held in UCC Library. The Collection was gifted to UCC Library from Anne James (Photographer) in October 2012.
Biographical History:
Anne James worked in the television industry for many years and during the filming of programmes she took photographs on set. She worked for the BBC from 1945 joining as a shorthand typist and retired from there as a respected director in 1983.


The collection contains 77 negatives and 3 contact sheets of black & white images of Seán Ó Riada taken by Anne James in 1966 when she was working with the director Peter Luke on a film for the seminal BBC arts series 'Monitor' on the Irish composer Seán Ó Riada.

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Finding Aid: Item description (see separate tab above, next to 'Home' tab)

Additional Collection Information

Language: English

Related Material: Seán Ó Riada Collection/Baillúcháin Sheáin Uí Riada (UCC Library Archives Service)

Copyright: UCC Library. Photographic credit/acknowledgement to Anne James (donor of the collection).

Collection Image

      Seán Ó Riada (Photographer: Anne James)