Guide to the Oregon State University Bands Motion Picture Films and Videotapes
circa 1971-1991

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Overview of the Collection

Creator: Oregon State University. Dept. of Music.
Title: Oregon State University Bands Motion Picture Films and Videotapes
Dates: circa 1971-1991 ( inclusive )
Quantity: 0.75 cubic foot, including 2 films and 18 videotapes (1 box)
Collection Number: FV P 104
Summary: The Oregon State University Bands Motion Picture Films and Videotapes include recordings of OSU Marching Band shows from the early 1970s through late 1980s.
Repository: Oregon State University Libraries
University Archives

121 The Valley Library
Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR 97331-4501
Phone: 541-737-2165
Email: archives@oregonstate.edu
Web: http://osulibrary.oregonstate.edu/archives

Languages: Materials in English. 
Sponsor: Funding for encoding this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Historical Note

A cadet band formed at Oregon Agricultural College (now OSU) in 1891. The OSU Marching Band was eliminated for several years in the early 1990s due to budget cuts. James Douglass served as Director of Bands from 1969 until his retirement in 1999.

Content Description

The Oregon State University Bands Motion Picture Films and Videotapes consist of recordings of OSU Marching Band shows at OSU football games and a 1979 Oakland Raider football game as well as a 1991 interview with James Douglass about the elimination of the marching band. The videotapes include VHS videocassetes and 1/2" open reel-to-reel videotape; the films are 16 mm color.

Use of the Collection

Restrictions on Access :  

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation :  

Oregon State University Bands Motion Picture Films and Videotapes (FV P 104), Oregon State University Archives, Corvallis, Oregon.

Administrative Information

Additional Reference Guides :  

Preliminary container list available online.

Processing Note :  

This collection is not fully processed; this guide is preliminary.

Acquisition Information :  

The motion picture films and videotapes were transferred from the Music Department in 1999.

Future Additions :  

Additions to the collection are expected.

Related Materials :  

Other materials pertaining to the OSU bands, including sound recordings, are available in the Music Department Records (RG 148), the OSU Bands Photographs Collection (P 104), and the Memorabilia Collection.


Subjects

    • Subject Terms :
    • Marching bands--Oregon--Corvallis.
    • Form or Genre Terms :
    • Motion pictures (visual works).
    • Videotapes.
      • Other Creators :
      • Douglass, James

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