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Amateur films.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Anna and Archer Huntington home movies

Identifier: COD0000028-ACC 2007-0001
Scope and Contents Generously donated to the University by Brookgreen Gardens, the home movies of Anna and Archer Huntington provide rare color images of Brookgreen Gardens, the first public sculpture garden in the country. The collection contains footage of the Lowcountry Zoo (also located on the grounds) from the 1930s, including the construction of the bear pit and the animal being moved into his new home.The films also document daily life in the South Carolina Lowcountry. The footage ranges...
Dates: 1930-1979

Fredrick C. Adams collection

Identifier: COD0000014-ACC 2010-0001
Scope and Contents This collection consists of home movies shot by Fredrick C. Adams from the 1920s through the 1950s in the Northeast, including Maine, Connecticut, Nova Scotia, and Labrador. The collection contains 16mm black-and-white film, 16mm color film, and 16mm lenticular color film. Also donated were a handful of objects that can be viewed at MIRC: a Kodascope Model EE 16mm film projector with case; Magazine Ciné-Kodak camera with case and one film magazine; and an AO Review 500 watt slide projector...
Dates: 1925-1958

Lever-Karst family home movies

Identifier: COD0000041-ACC 2005-0001
Scope and Contents

This collection includes over 26,000 feet of film donated by Carolyn Karst, daughter of Bernie Lever, founder of Southeastern Film Processing, the first motion picture laboratory in Columbia, SC. The collection also includes advertising and educational films, and equipment.

Dates: 1950-1970

Olin E. Gambrell collection

Identifier: COD0000053-ACC 2012-0004
Scope and Contents

A collection of home movies and high school football films taken by Olin E. Gambrell of Honea Path, SC. The home movies shot by Mr. Gambrell include his family in Honea Path, the birth and birthdays of his children, family gatherings at Easter time, and footage from his army days, including his time stationed in Vietnam. All footage is shot on 8mm and Super 8mm film stock.

Dates: 1970-1981

Paul Rubenstein collection

Identifier: COD0000010-ACC 1982-0001
Scope and Contents

This collection of 247 films is eclectic. It includes news footage, home movies, prints of major Hollywood productions, Castle films, Castle film distribution catalogs, and equipment. The bulk of the collection (137,125 feet) is on 16mm; a subset (1,642 feet) is on 35mm.

Dates: 1930s-1984

Scott Nixon home movies

Identifier: COD0000034-ACC 2000-0001
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1930s-1970s

Watson-Cambre home movie collection

Identifier: COD0000051-ACC 2005-0002
Scope and Contents

This collection of home movies, shot by Mr. Bert Watson, of Fredericktown, Ohio, feature his wife Ruth, and daughters Janet, Deborah and Susan, as well as some of their many friends, family, and neighbors. These films were shot in the 1950s and show the local area around their home in Ohio, as well as their vacation trips to Florida and the West.

Dates: 1950s.