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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 part of the J. Paul Leonard Library's Department of Special Collections. Please note: users may not download the compressed MPEG-4 video files in DIVA, due to copyright restrictions. Contact resident film archivist Alex Cherian if you require access to higher quality master video (Email: / Tel: 415-405-5565).