On this page, you will find links to collaborating archives with holdings related to early cinema studies. For more information, or if you would like to have your archives featured here, please email

Featured Archives

The Jérôme Seydoux-Pathé Foundation

Recognized as a public service, the Jérôme Seydoux-Pathé Foundation has been working since 2006 to preserve and enhance the historical heritage of Pathé.

(Image credit: Maquette anonyme, coll. Fondation Pathé, fonds M. Gianati © c. 1921)




Relevant Archives

A full list of archives is available through the Library of Congress’s List of of Public Moving Image Archives and Research Centers

AMIA: The Association of Moving Image Archivists

British Film Institute


Cinematheque française, bibliothèque du film

Cinematheque Royale

La Cineteca del Friuli

Cineteca di Bologna

Cineteca Nacional de Chile

CNC: Archives françaises du film

CSC-Cineteca Nazionale: Rome

Danish Silent film

Deutsches Filminstitut (DIF)

EYE-Film Institute Netherlands

FIAF: The International Federation of Film Archives

Filmarchiv Austria

Filmoteca Española

Fondation Jérôme Seydoux-Pathé

La filmographie Pathé

Gaumont Museum

Gaumont-Pathé Archives

George Eastman Museum: Moving Image Collection


Imperial War Museums Film Collections

Institute Jean Vigo

Library of Congress Online Catalog

Library of Congress Motion Picture & Television Reading Room

Library of Congress: American Memory Online Films

Library of Congress: American Silent Feature Film Database

MoMA: Film Study Center

Museo Nazionale del Cinema: Turin

National Film and Sound Archive Australia

Österreichisches Filmmuseum

Pacific Film Archive at BAMPFA

The Russian State Documentary Film and Photo Archive at Krasnogorsk

Swedish Film Institute

Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism Film Department