Collection Linehan Family


These family films by the Linehan family were taken between 1930 and the late 1980s showing family holidays, social gatherings for birthdays, weddings and at Christmas. The films also include some of John Linehan's working life as a medical laboratory technician.

Collection ID699Reference codeES 050304
TitleLinehan Family
Dates1930s - 1980s
ProductionJohn J. Linehan
MaterialsFilm Film Equipment Standard 8mm Books 9.5mm 16mm Ephemera
Access statusContact Screen Archive South East for details


Along with scenes of family life and events, selected films in the collection include several made by John Linehan as an International Association of Medical Laboratory Technologists (IAMLT) member. These include participating in a social gathering during the Vienna IAMLT conference in 1972, and his work at Brighton Hospital in 1956. The latter films show a humorous take on the rights and wrongs of working in a medical lab, and a documentary style narrative on the working practices and records management systems, in a Hospital Cytology laboratory.

Films in this collection:

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