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Schmidt family home movies collection

Identifier: COD0000120-ACC 2014-0006
Collection contains 31 color and black and white 8mm home movies shot by William Charles Koegel Schmidt between 1940 and 1967. The films show many family and friends around the family homes in Carlstadt, New Jersey and Andover, Massachusetts, vacations at various places along the eastern seaboard of the United States, as well as trips to see family friends in Canada and Sanford, Florida.


  • 1940-1967



This collection is processed. Portions may be viewed online; the remainder may be accessed upon request.

For more information contact curator Lydia Pappas at

Copyright and Use

Copyright University of South Carolina. All rights reserved.


3,440 feet of film

Physical Location

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Bill Schmidt, son of the filmmaker, in July 2014.



Repository Details

Part of the Moving Image Research Collections (MIRC) Repository

707 Catawba Street
Columbia SC 29208