Intercollegiate Athletics Moving Image Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0030
The Intercollegiate Athletics Moving Image Collection consists of 198 reels of 16mm film produced by the Athletic Department of the University of Nevada, Reno of intercollegiate athletic events. Primarily covered are football games from the period 1939-1985 and some footage of men's track (1960s) and basketball (1947, 1962-1967). In addition there is one reel identified as out-takes of campus footage of buildings, homecoming, and the Nevada Centennial, circa 1960-1964.

In 1998, VHS videocassette copies of reels were made of 1939-1965 football reels. In total, there are 23 videocassettes.

Dates

  • 1939-1985

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Materials must be used on-site; advance notice suggested. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Conditions Governing Use

Some audio, computer files, and/or video items may not be available for listening/viewing on demand due to their format.

Extent

15 Linear Feet (221 items)

Overview

The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics administers the University's men's and women's intercollegiate sports programs. The University of Nevada, Reno was a member of the Northern California Athletic Conference from 1954-1968, the West Coast Athletic Conference from 1969-1979, and the Big Sky Conference from 1979-1992. The collection consists of 198 reels of 16mm film and VHS copies produced by the Athletic Department of the University of Nevada, Reno of intercollegiate athletic events. Primarily covered are football games from the period 1939-1985, some footage of men's track (1960s), and basketball (1947, 1962-1967). Additionally, there is one reel identified as out-takes of campus footage of buildings, homecoming, and the Nevada Centennial, circa 1960-1964.

Administrative History

The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics administers the University's men's and women's intercollegiate sports programs. The University of Nevada, Reno was a member of the Northern California Athletic Conference from 1954-1968, the West Coast Athletic Conference from 1969-1979, and the Big Sky Conference from 1979-1992.

Arrangement

Arranged into the following series: 1) Reels; 2) VHS Videocassettes.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transfer from the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics in 1987 and 1988.

Processing Information

Identification was provided from information written on each reel. Several reels were received without identification.
Title
Guide to the Intercollegiate Athletics Moving Image Collection
Status
completed
Author
Jim Bantin and Betty Glass
Date
Approximately 2006
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

Part of the University of Nevada, Reno. University Archives Repository

Contact:
Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center
1664 N. Virginia St.
University of Nevada, Reno
Reno NV 89557-0322 USA
775-682-5665
775-682-5724 (Fax)