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Intercollegiate Athletics Football films

Identifier: UA-0004-0401

Scope and Contents note

The contents of boxes 1-8 spans 1980 to 1984, and are on 16 mm acetate film. The majority of the films are in black and white with the 1981 game against Randolph-Macon College being in color. There is no sound on any of these films.

It should be noted that the reels show noticeable signs of degradation such as fading or browning of the film (especially with color films) and some have a vinegar-like smell. Some reels also show signs of mishandling such as improper splices, bending/warping, and damaged sprockets. Careful handling is encouraged.


  • 1980-1990

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to all users; no restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use note

As stipulated by U.S. copyright laws.

Biographical/Historical note

After West Georgia College reintroduced its intercollegiate football program in 1980, film would be employed as a tool for practice and training as it allowed players to review previous games.


27.0 Linear feet (27 boxes)




Motion picture films of West Georgia College’s football teams playing scrimmages and against opponents.

Arrangement note

Arranged chronologically by date within each box.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Provenance unknown. Transferred to Special Collections at an unknown date.

Processing Information note

Processed by Daiyaan Hutson, June 2019.

Items in boxes 1-8 are identified and housed horizontally. Items in boxes 18-55 (contents of boxes 9-17 were absorbed in new boxes 1-8), need to be identified and re-housed.

Guide to Intercollegiate Athletics Football Films UA-0004-0401
Finding aid prepared by Daiyaan Hutson
June 2019
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Description is in English

Repository Details

Part of the University of West Georgia Special Collections Repository

Special Collections, Ingram Library
University of West Georgia
1601 Maple Street
Carrollton GA 30118-2000 United States