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Guide to the University Historical Films, 1934-1994

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Overview of the Collection

Repository:
Special Collections & Archives
McIntyre Library
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
P.O. Box 4004
105 Garfield Ave.
Eau Claire, WI 54702-4004
(715)-836-2739
https://library.uwec.edu/archives/

Reference Code: USGZE AS599

Accession Number: 15-007

Collection Number: Archives Series 599

Creator: Wisconsin State College-Eau Claire

Title: University Historical Films

Dates: 1934-1994

Quantity: 1.4 linear feet (1 oversize box)

Location of Collection: A3/1f

Languages: Collection materials are in English.

Summary: Reel to reel films documenting various events at the Eau Claire State Teachers College/Wisconsin State College, Eau Claire, dating from 1934 to post 1976. All of these films are available digitally at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQHSjpU7VDhk3tqbVYVAHAA

Biographical/Historical Note

The University of Wisconsin--Eau Claire was founded in 1917 as the Eau Claire State Normal School. The first Bachelor of Education was awarded in 1927, when the institution was renamed Eau Claire State Teachers College. In 1951, the renamed college, Wisconsin State College, Eau Claire, gained the authority to grant liberal arts degrees. In 1964, the institution's name was changed to Wisconsin State University, Eau Claire. The current name was adopted in 1972 after the merger of the University of Wisconsin and Wisconsin State University System.

Content Description

Miscellaneous reel to reel videos of football games, new buildings on campus, graduation ceremonies, aerial flyover of campus, and publicity promotions. The films date from 1934 to post 1976. All of these films are available digitally at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQHSjpU7VDhk3tqbVYVAHAA

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information: Transferred to the University Archives prior to March 2006.

Access Restrictions: Collection is open to the public.

Use Restrictions: Researchers are responsible for using in accordance with 17 U.S.C. Copyright owned by the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire.

Preferred Citation: University Historical Films, 1934-1994. AS599. Special Collections & Archives. McIntyre Library. University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire. Eau Claire, WI.

Processing Note: Processed by Jenny Barth and Lark Keating-Hadlock in July 2014.

Arrangement: Flat.

OCLC #: 1128276958

Subjects

Personal Names:

Bill Zorn

Leonard Haas

Lester Emans

Stella Pedersen

Grace Walsh

Subject Terms:

Football

Programs

University of Wisconsin--Eau Claire--Public relations.

University of Wisconsin--Eau Claire--History.

University of Wisconsin--Eau Claire--Buildings.

Detailed List of Contents

Container

Contents

Dates and Running Time

Box/Reel

1/1

Football (Stout, La Crosse, Oshkosh)

1952-1954; 11:46; silent

Box/Reel

1/2

Readers Digest film of small liberal arts colleges (features Earlham College in Richmond, IN)

Mid 1950s; 3:26

Box/Reel

1/3

How To Splice by WSC-EC Photography Dept.

Early 1960s; 3:39; silent; 16mm

Box/Reel

1/4

Graduation ceremony in Zorn Arena

1950s; 2:02; silent

Box/Reel

1/5

Voter registration and/or Senior Americans Day?

Post 1976; :54, color; silent

Box/Reel

1/6

New buildings on campus: Schneider, Hilltop, Towers

1968; 1:37; silent

Box/Reel

1/7

Pottery class (reel marked Computer Science)

Early 1970s; 5:14, color

Box/Reel

1/8

Graduation ceremony

1950s; 11:14; silent

Box/Reel

1/9

McPhee Physical Education Center & Nursing (inside and outside); footbridge

c. 1969-1970; 3:59; color; silent

Box/Reel

1/10

EC State Teachers College public relations film

1934; 10:26; silent

Box/Reel

1/11

Aerial flyover of campus

c. 1965-1966; :52; silent

Box/Reel

1/12

“And So We Go To College”

1941; 10:20; silent

Box/Reel

1/13

"1600 Park Avenue", produced by WEAU (history of WSC-EC; includes spoken portions with Laura Sutherland, Richard Hibbard, and Leonard Haas

May 5, 1964; b&w

Box/Reel

1/14

Eau Claire Senior High School

Ca. 1940s; silent; b&w

Box/Reel

1/14

Graduates outside Schofield Hall, sprints event

1930’s; silent; b&w

Box/Reel

1/15

Campus scenes

ca. mid-1960’s; silent; color

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