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Scott Nixon home movies

Identifier: COD0000034-ACC 2000-0001

This collection contains 762 color and black and white films. Primarily 16mm, there are also 55 8mm films and two 35mm nitrate films. In addition to family life, the collection is especially strong in its documentation of railroads, highways, and transportation culture.


  • 1930s-1970s



This collection has been processed. Portions of the collection may be viewed online; the remainder may be accessed upon request.

Additional information can be found in the MIRC Reference Catalog.

For more, contact curator Lydia Pappas at

Copyright and Use

Copyright University of South Carolina. All rights reserved.


76,000 feet of film

Biographical Note

A member of the Amateur Cinema League, Scott Nixon traveled widely from his home in Augusta, GA documenting these travels on 16mm and 8mm film (1930s to 1970s).

Physical Location

Moving Image Research Collections. 707 Catawba St. Columbia, SC 29208.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gifted to the University in 2000 by the Augusta Museum and the Augusta Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society.


Repository Details

Part of the Moving Image Research Collections (MIRC) Repository

707 Catawba Street
Columbia SC 29208

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