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Nopel, John Home Movies Edit


MSS 320
Finding Aid Author
Pamela Nett Kruger
Finding Aid Date
June 21, 2011
Description Rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of Description


  • c. 1936-1948 (Creation)


  • 0.625 Linear Feet (Whole)
    Seven 8 mm reel films

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  • Arrangement

    Arranged by in original order.

  • Access Restrictions

    Collection is open for research without restriction.

  • Usage Restrictions

    No restrictions.

  • Custodial History


  • Existence and Location of Copies

    DVD copy available for use. Mini DV copy of each film, not available for use.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    John H. Nopel

  • Language of Materials

    No sound.

  • Preferred Citation

    John Nopel Home Movies, MSS 320, Special Collections, Meriam Library, California State University, Chico.

  • Scope and Contents

    The collection consists of seven 8 mm films without sound that have been copied onto DVD for use. The major topics of the films are: Boy Scouts, Pioneer Parade, Bidwell Park, boat races on Sacramento River, pet parade, Chico State College campus, Chico downtown plaza, Portola Winter Sports Club, football, marching band, plane and aerial view, skating, golf, and pets. Content of reel 7 listed as: 1936 Paradise, 1937 Don Brown’s Scouts, 1943 Dale Westberg (about 5’ of scooting), 1946 Reno Don, Mother B. Earl, J.J., Norma Thomas, 1948 Paradise Brown’s Westberg’s, Earl & Mary at Mother B’s home.

  • Separated Materials

    DVD use copy available in MSS CD drawer.