Oris Hyder Film Collection
Scope and Contents
The films in the collection were taken by Hyder's father, Sam Jack Hyder who began taking 16 mm home movies after he purchased a movie camera in 1937. The films focus on family members and life, and on life at Milligan College. The collection is shelved in the audio-visual storage area.
- Hyder, Oris D., 1919-2002 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
19.00 Video recordings (19 reels of 16 mm film [11 reels with 400 feet; 8 reels with 100 feet each]; 3 Betacam analog preservation tapes; 3 digital preservation DVDs)
Language of Materials
The films are arranged first by film length with 100 ft. films preceding the 400 ft. films. Within these two groups, the films are arranged chronologically.
Method of Acquisition
The Oris Hyder Film Collection was donated to the archives by Oris Hyder on September 11, 1985.
Marie Tedesco completed processing and the collection was opened in March, 1989. The collection and the finding aid were reorganized and revised by Arnie Hughes in 2005. The films "Various Home Movies," "Hyder Grandchildren," "Milligan College," and "Navy" stored separately because of deterioration.
- Grain -- Harvesting Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Hyder family
- Milligan College--History
- Tennessee, East--Description and travel Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
- United States. Navy -- History -- World War, 1939-1945 Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Language of description
- Script of description
Part of the Archives of Appalachia Repository
PO Box 70295
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Johnson City TN 37614 USA