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Established in 1982, the TV Archive preserves 6000 hours of newsfilm, documentaries and other programs produced in the Bay Area and Northern California from the Twentieth Century. We are a part of the J. Paul Leonard Library's Department of Special Collections and manage collections owned by local TV stations KPIX-TV, KRON-TV, KQED and KTVU. Contact resident film archivist Alex Cherian if you have any questions (Email: acherian@sfsu.edu / Tel: 415-405-5565).