Policies and Procedures
The Policies and Procedures page provides information on Film and Media Archive rules and guidelines for use of archival material. Researchers will also find links to forms for requesting material, request forms for reproduction of archival material, information on services and charges, and information on licensing footage where Washington University, Film and Media Archive is the copyright owner.

Conducting Research
A video produced by Washington University’s Film and Media Archive introducing the Henry Hampton Collection, with a sampling of the types of material housed in the film archive including film, video, manuscript and research materials, and ideas for how to conduct research.

Film & Media Archive Guide

IMG_1507A The Film and Media Archive Guide provides researchers with an introduction to conducting research at the Film Archive. The guide includes information about our collections links to digitized material including the complete Eyes on the Prize Interview Transcripts, the Great Depression Interview Transcripts, and the Film Archive’s YouTube channel.

Henry Hampton Collection Guide


This guide provides a description of the scope and arrangement of the Henry Hampton Collection in the Film and Media Archive of Washington University in St. Louis. It is designed for users who wish to obtain a broad idea of what is contained in the collection, as well as for users who may be interested in physically exploring our holdings.