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University of Connecticut, Athletic Game Films Collection

 Collection — Box: 1.51.F.4-G.5
Identifier: 1997-0012

Scope and Content

The collection contains approxomately seversl hundred reels of 16mm film, VHS video and betacam tapes that document some of the intercollegiate competitions of the University of Connecticut's football, basketball, soccer, tennis, archery, and track teams which date from circa 1930-1998. Many of the games were filmed and developed by Jerauld A. Manter, a UConn faculty member.


  • undated, circa 1930-2004

Restrictions on Access

Access to media is by appointment only.

Restrictions on Use

Permission to publish from these Papers must be obtained in writing from both the University of Connecticut Libraries and the owner(s) of the copyright.


The University of Connecticut Division of Athletics oversees and organizes both men's and woman's sports.


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Language of Materials



The collection contains moving image recordings (in multiple formats) of University athletic games throughout the 20th century.


The collection is arranged by format and chronologically therein.

Series I: 16mm film (undated, 1944-1979)

Series II: VHS tape (undated, 1986-1998)

Series III: Other formats (undated, 1986-2000)

Acquisition Information

Materials in the collection have been transfered to the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center from the Division of Athletics periodically beginning in the mid 1980s.

Related Material

Archives & Special Collections has a substantial collection of materials pertaining to the University, its history, administration, faculty, staff, and students. Realted materaisl may also be found in the sport media guides (Dodd periodicals) and programs and in the Athletic Communications Office Records. For detailed information about this collection please contact the curator or ask at the reference desk.

University of Connecticut, Athletic Game Films Collection
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Archives & Special Collections staff
2010 January
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Repository Details

Part of the Archives and Special Collections, University of Connecticut Library Repository

University of Connecticut Library
405 Babbidge Road Unit 1205
Storrs Connecticut 06269-1205 USA US