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S. Powell Bridges Videotape

 Collection — other: 1 videotape
Identifier: UnivRec-0445

Scope and Contents

The Bridges Family Collection is a VHS videotape, produced in December 1993, which contains views of the buildings and grounds at Shelbridge and Woodmont Rod and Gun Club in Hancock, Maryland composed from 8mm and 16mm film originals. The first portion of the videotape, approximately twenty-four minutes in length and narrated by S. Powell Bridges, contains scenes of Shelbridge which were originally recorded from 1937 to 1972. The final portion of the videotape, about seventeen minutes in length, contains scenes of Woodmont Rod and Gun Club which were originally recorded between 1938 and 1992. The narrator of the last part of the videotape was David P. Bridges, son of S. Powell Bridges.


  • 1937 - 1992


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


1.00 Video recordings

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Method of Acquisition

The Bridges Family Collection was donated in 1994 to Dr. Roy S. Nicks, president of East Tennessee State University, by S. Powell Bridges, attorney at law, Wilmette, Illinois. The collection was transferred to the University Archives on April 6, 1994.

Processing Information

The collection was processed by Ed Speer, and the collection was opened to researchers in March 1997.

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Repository Details

Part of the Archives of Appalachia Repository

PO Box 70295
344 J.L. Seehorn Jr. Rd.
Johnson City TN 37614 USA