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Oregon Films collection

Identifier: Coll 466

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of films about Oregon or created by Oregonians between 1929-1983. Items include documentaries, educational films, sponsored films, home movies, experimental films, and feature films.


  • 1929-1983

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to the public. Collection must be used in Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room. Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives in advance of your visit to allow for transportation time. Collection includes sound recordings, moving images, and digital files to which access is restricted. Access to these materials is governed by repository policy and may require the production of listening or viewing copies. Researchers requiring access must notify Special Collections and University Archives in advance and pay fees for reproduction services as necessary.

Conditions Governing Use

Property rights reside with Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections and University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.


7 linear feet (7 containers)

Language of Materials



Collection consists of films about Oregon or created by Oregonians between 1929-1983.


Material within this collection is minimally arranged. Any arrangement is either derived from the records' creators or custodians or from staff at the time of initial processing. It may be necessary to look in multiple places for the same types of materials.

Physical Description

7 containers; 53 items

Processing Information

Collection processed by staff, 2014-2016.

This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.

Description information is drawn in part from information supplied with the collection and initial surveys of the contents.


Oregon Films collection
Complete Description
Collection processed by staff, 2014-2016
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives Repository

1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR 97403-1299 USA