Discover Charlotte films
Scope and Contents
All footage is 16mm color, double-system sound, contained in 10 boxes. Footage is on cores, some original, some prints. All full mag-coat sound rolls and original 1/5-inch audio tape reels.
- Creation: 1950 - 1970
- Spain, Tom (Producer, Person)
Language of Materials
Conditions Governing Access
Original audiovisual materials are closed to patron use. Please contact Special Collections to request the creation of use copies for particular items; requests will be accommodated when possible.
Conditions Governing Use
The "Discover Charlotte" Films collection is the physical property of the J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections, University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns.
"Discover Charlotte" consists of films about Charlotte history, cultural events, and prominent individuals. The films were shot in 1968 by Tom Spain Films of Princeton, NJ. The finished project was presented by Charlotte Chamber of Commerce in cooperation with Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company.
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"Discover Charlotte" consists of 16mm films about Charlotte history, cultural events, and local celebrities and notables. The film project is also referred to as "Charlotte" and also as "Charlotte on Film" and "Charlotte Film Collection."
The collection is arranged alphabetically by film category.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The materials were donated by Duke Power in 1991.
Previously titled Charlotte on Film Collection.
- Discover Charlotte Films
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Code for undetermined script
Part of the Manuscript Collections, J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections and University Archives, UNC Charlotte Repository
Atkins Library, UNC Charlotte
9201 University City Blvd
Charlotte NC 28223 United States