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Sports Films

Identifier: Temp-USD-002

Content Description

Collection contains approximately two hundred eighty seven 16 mm films showing USD football and basketball games and one film of a Lincoln vs. Stevens game (high school?). All the films are 16mm format and are silent. Some of the films have been converted to digital and copied onto DVDs.


  • Creation: 1972 - 1983
  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1979 - 1980

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research without restriction. Researchers are advised to contact the Archives and Special Collections prior to visiting. Advance notice may be needed to retrieve items for research use.

Conditions Governing Use

Researchers must obtain a signed Permission to Publish Form if they wish to reproduce, broadcast, or otherwise disseminate information from published and unpublished works held by ASC. Permission to reproduce, broadcast, or otherwise disseminate information materials from ASC does not constitute permission from the holder of copyright or literary rights. The researcher is responsible for securing permission from the copyright holder to publish or reproduce content from materials found in the collections.

Biographical / Historical

Creator is unknown.


13 Linear Feet (13 records cartons and 1 card box)

Language of Materials



The collection is arranged into two series, Films and DVDs. Within the series, games with the same opponent are grouped together. Most of the films are not labeled which are basketball games and which are football games. Items in the DVD series are digital copies of the Films.

Related Materials

Athletics Collection, USD Archives, Archives and Special Collections, The University of South Dakota.

Processing Information

The films have been rehoused into archival quality film cans. A few of the films have been copied onto DVDs.

Sports Films
Doris Peterson
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Repository Details

Part of the USD Archives and Special Collections Repository