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Norfolk Charitable Trust film collection

Identifier: MSS 9002

Scope and Contents

Collection consists of 21 reels of 16mm film spanning 13 titles ranging in length from 10 minutes to 105 minutes. Dated 1913-1967.


  • approximately 1913-1967


Conditions Governing Access

Originals restriced. Reference copies available for public use.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Norfolk Charitable Trust film collection must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.

Biographical / Historical

The Norfolk Charitable Trust was created in 2010 and collects artworks, photographs, and artifacts documenting cultural significance.

The Norfolk Charitable Trust was previously the Kendall Whaling Museum Trust. The trust was renamed name in 2010. The mission of the Trust and the archive is to preserve and provide access to artworks, photographs, and artifacts of cultural significance.


21 oversize boxes (10.5 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Other Finding Aids

See the collection's case file for a more detailed inventory of all films received from the Norfolk Charitable Trust.

Custodial History

The films were collected by and then stored in the Norfolk Charitable Trust archive until they were donated to BYU Special Collections in 2016.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Norfolk Charitable Trust; 2016.


Motion Picture Archives.

Existence and Location of Copies

Reference copies available in the repository.

Separated Materials

There were 86 film reels separated from original accession before processing. Please see collection case file for more information.

Processing Information

Processed; Mary-Celeste Ricks; 2017.

Norfolk Charitable Trust film collection
Mary-Celeste Ricks
7 April 2017
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States