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Redfern collection

Identifier: COD0000056-ACC 2013-0003

Collection contains one black and white silent 16mm film of an expedition into the jungles of British Guiana, led by Edward Sill, with his friend Arthur J. Williams as cameraman, to look for the Columbia, South Carolina aviator Paul Redfern, who disappeared on a pioneering solo flight from the US to Rio de Janeiro in 1927.


  • 1935


This collection has been processed. Materials available upon request.

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Copyright and Use

Copyright University of South Carolina. All rights reserved.


400 feet of film

Physical Location

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by the Paul R. Redfern Aviation Society in 2013.

Repository Details

Part of the Moving Image Research Collections (MIRC) Repository

707 Catawba Street
Columbia SC 29208

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