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Newly Available Collection: Mayo Methot Bogart memorabilia

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

Mayo Methot Bogart (1904-1951) was an American film and theatre actress, who was married to Humphrey Bogart from 1938-1945. The collection (1910-1950)  includes a scrapbook with mementos, a script, and photographs.

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Guide to the Mayo Methot Bogart Memorabilia

Newly Available Collection: Matthew Taylor papers

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

Matthew “Matt” Ambrose Taylor (1897-1966) was a reporter, writer, and script writer of short fiction, plays, and detective stories, many of which were adapted for radio, TV, or movies. The collection contains published and unpublished short stories, plays, radio and television scripts, and correspondence.

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Guide to the Matthew Taylor Papers

Newly Available Collection: Gerry Day papers

Thursday, June 27th, 2013

Gerry Day was an author and screenwriter for film and television. The collection contains manuscripts of screenplays, screen stories, and television scripts for T.V. series including Wagon Train, The Virginian, The New Perry Mason, Marcus Welby, M.D, The High Chaparral, Little House on the Prairie, The Ford Television Theatre, and Whiplash.

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Guide to the Gerry Day Papers

Newly Available Collection: Vance Hoyt papers

Thursday, June 27th, 2013

Vance J. Hoyt (1889-1967) was a physician, naturalist, and a writer. The collection (1913-1965) contains manuscripts of radio, and motion picture scripts, and articles, correspondence, copies of published works, scrapbooks, and photographs.

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Guide to the Vance Hoyt Papers

Newly Available Collection: Roscoe Segar papers

Friday, March 1st, 2013

Roscoe W. Segar was a Portland, Oregon commercial artist specializing in theater advertisements. The collection contains advertising proposals, work, and publications, radio advertisement copy, manuscripts, tearsheets, scrapbooks, photographs, selections of Segar’s student work, and collected theatre and motion picture memorabilia.

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Guide to the Roscoe W. Segar Papers

Catch a cool flick at Home Movie Day!

Friday, October 19th, 2012

Home Movie Day Comes to Eugene Sat., Oct. 20

home movie day projector imageDon’t throw away your old 8mm, Super 8, 16mm, and VHS home movies! Instead, bring them to Knight Library on Home Movie Day, Sat., Oct. 20, from noon to 4 p.m., to view them and learn more about their value as historical and cultural documents. A program of talks and presentations on home movies will begin at 6:30 p.m.

Local film experts and archivists will assess the condition of the film before projecting movies for viewing. They will also offer advice on how to best preserve and protect these film formats from damage. Talks about the phenomenon of home movie making and a screening of some of these older film formats will also be offered as part of the day’s events.

Times and locations of Home Movie Day activities are:

  •   Noon – 4:00 p.m., film inspection and viewing, Studio A and Proctor Classrooms 41 and 42, ground floor, Knight Library
  •   6:30 p.m., “Home Movies as Documentary Film,” Tom Robinson, home movie film expert, Proctor Classroom 41, ground floor, Knight Library
  •   7:00 p.m. “People Near Here” screening and discussion with Ron Finne, Proctor Classroom 41, ground floor, Knight Library

Home Movie Day is an international event intended to help the public learn about, enjoy and rescue films now considered obsolete because of home video.

“Saving our film heritage should not be limited only to commercially produced films,” says legendary director and film preservation advocate Martin Scorsese. “Home movies do not just capture the important private moments of our family’s lives, but they are historical and cultural documents as well.”

“If you’ve kept your older home movies all these years but don’t have a way to view them, here’s your chance to revisit the past through film,” says James Fox, head of the library’s Special Collections and University Archives and coordinator for Home Movie Day in Eugene. “We encourage anyone who has an interest in home movies to attend and take advantage of this rare opportunity to celebrate home movie making.”

UO Home Movie Day  is sponsored by the UO Libraries’ Special Collections and University Archives and Center for Media and Educational Technologies, UO Arts and Administration Program, UO Academic Extension, and Cinema Pacific.

Visit http://www.homemovieday.com/ to learn more about national and international activities planned for Home Movie Day. For more information on the local event, contact James Fox at 541-346-1904, jdfox@uoregon.edu.

Check out: Sara Burleson Machetanz papers

Monday, September 10th, 2012

Sara Burleson Machetanz (1918- ) is known for her books and films about Eskimo life in Alaska. The papers include manuscript fragments, letters, and a diary written in Unalakeet, Alaska describing her experiences in an Eskimo village.

Call number: A 219

Guide to the Sara Burleson Machetanz Papers

Check out: Paul Green screenplays and scripts

Wednesday, August 29th, 2012

Paul Eliot Green (1894-1981) was a teacher and a writer of plays, screenplays, novels, short stories, essays, song lyrics and libretti. The collection contains screenplays and other writings relating to film.

Call number: Ax 429

Guide to the Paul Green screenplays and scripts

Check out: Nathan C. Goldstone papers

Wednesday, August 29th, 2012

Collection comprises literary properties of Nathan C. Goldstone and the Goldstone-Tobias Agency, Inc. Properties include screenplays, screen treatments, and other works by Houston Branch, Howard Fast, Paul Gaer, David Martin, Alden Nash and Mary Loos Sale.

Call number: Ax 390

Guide to the Nathan C. Goldstone Papers

Check out: Ruth Mountaingrove videotape autobiography

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

Ruth Mountaingrove is a photographer, writer and artist who moved to Oregon in 1971, settling in communes and eventually co-founding Rootworks, a lesbian community in Southern Oregon. The collection consists of 21 VHS videotapes of Mountaingrove relating the story of her life by talking, dancing, and singing.

Call number: Coll 265

Guide to the Ruth Mountaingrove videotape autobiography