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Oregon Sea Grant Communications Moving Images, 1973-1991View associated digital content.

The Oregon Sea Grant Communications Moving Images consist of final productions as well as extensive raw footage and film elements used in those motion picture films and others produced by Oregon Sea Grant.  The motion picture films pertain to marine resources, oceanographic research, and wildlife in Oregon.  Several of the final productions have been digitized from videotape versions and are available for viewing online.
ID: FV 185 - SG 3
Extent: 38.0 cubic feet
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Scope and Content Notes
Biographical / Historical Notes
Statement on Access: Collection is open for research.
Statement on Description: This collection is not fully processed and this guide is preliminary.  Some materials that were previously part of this collection when it was originally described in 2009 have been transferred to separate collections -- Oregon Sea Grant Communications Videotapes and DVDs (FV 185 - SG 1) and Farmers of the Sea Motion Picture Film Production (FV 185 - SG 2) -- and the collection identifer for this collection changed from "FV 185" to "FV 185 - SG 3" for the remaining materials.  An item-level film log for some of the materials in Series 3 as well as as preliminary container list prepared in 2009 for this collection are available in the collection's central file and upon request.
Arrangement
Preferred Citation: Oregon Sea Grant Communications Moving Images (FV 185 - SG 3), Oregon State University Special Collections and Archives Research Center, Corvallis, Oregon.
Acquisition Note: Materials were transferred to the former University Archives and the Special Collections and Archives Research Center in several accessions from 1991 through 2014, primarily from Sea Grant Communications.  The bulk of the materials were received in 2000, 2003, and 2014.
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Container List

Series 1: Final Productions, 1973-1981 Add to Shelf
Series 1 consists of 4 16 mm color film productions by Oregon Sea Grant Communications.  Two of the films have been digitized from videotape versions and are available for viewing online.
Box-Item 01.1: FV 185:1 -- Oregon Trawler, 1973-1975 Add to Shelf
First and second editions.
Box-Item 01.2: FV 185:2 -- Columbia River Gillnetters, circa 1975 Add to Shelf
Item Can 01: FV 185:3 -- Sea Grant: Marine Resources, circa 1975 Add to Shelf
Item Can 02: FV 185:4 -- Estuary: Columbia's Link with the Sea, 1981 Add to Shelf
Production digitized from a videotape version and is available for viewing online.
Item Can 03: Mammals of the Sea, circa 1980 Add to Shelf
Production digitized from a videotape version and available for viewing online.
Series 2: Accession 2000:100, 1980-1991 Add to Shelf
Series 2 consists of production elements and raw footage for several Sea Grant motion picture film productions that were received by the University Archives as Accession 2000:100.  The materials are housed in 7 boxes and 14 film cans and include film and sound elements.  The productions represented in this series are Mammals of the Sea (1980), Estuary: Columbia’s Link with the Sea (1981-1982), and Oregon’s Ocean (1991).  The series also includes raw footage and film elements of the ALVIN manned submersible off the Oregon Coast (1984-1987), gray whales, the Columbia River and McNary Dam, Hart Mountain, and images of the living earth and whole earth.  The three final productions have been digitized from videotape versions and are available for viewing online.
Series 3: Accession 2003:083, 1980-1991 Add to Shelf

Series 3 consists of production elements and raw footage for several Sea Grant motion picture film productions that were received by the University Archives as Accession 2003:083.  The materials are housed in 20 boxes and 6 film cans.  The final productions represented in the series are Oregon’s Ocean (1991), The Art of Identifying Canada Geese (circa 1980s), Sagebrush Country (1987) about Hart Mountain, and Gray Whale: A Radio Tagging Experiment (1980).  The Hart Mountain footage includes imagery of antelope, mule deer, bighorn sheep, sage grouse, cattle ranching, and stream restoration.  The footage of Oregon’s Ocean includes the Oregon coast, whale watching, Boiler Bay and Depoe Bay, shore birds, intertidal zones, salmon trolling, and ALVIN submersible dives off the Oregon coast.

The series also includes raw footage and film elements identified as Riches from the Sea, Soviet Fishery, Living Ocean, and Lawless Sea.  Footage identified as Riches from the Sea was used for a production with the National Geographic Society Educational Films Division.  The film Lawless Sea was not completed.

An item-level film log describing the footage included for Sagebrush County, Riches from the Sea, and Oregon’s Ocean is available in the collection central file and upon request.  Four of the final productions have been digitized from videotape versions and are available for viewing online.

Series 4: Accession 2014:047, 1975-1989 Add to Shelf

Series 4 consists of 16 mm film productions, public service announcements, raw footage, and open reel videotape masters that were received by the Special Collections and Archives Research Center as Accession 2014:047.  The materials are housed in 2 boxes and 4 film cans.  The final productions represented in this series include Oregon Trawler (1975), Columbia River Gillnetters (circa 1975), Estuary: Columbia’s Link with the Sea (1981), and Mammals of the Sea (circa 1980).  The series also includes undated public service announcements about abandoned seal pups (3 copies) and shrimp.  Raw footage includes Gulf of Mexico shrimp trawls, and crab meat extraction.  Open reel videotape masters of two film productions – Exploring Seafloor Hot Springs on the Juan de Fuca Ridge (1988) and Estuary: Columbia’s Link with the Sea – are part of this series.

Several of the final productions have been digitized from videotape versions and are available for viewing online.

Box-Item 29.1: Abandoned Seal Pups Add to Shelf
30-second PSA; 3 copies; 16 mm film
Box-Item 29.2: Shrimp Add to Shelf
2:20 minutes; PSA; 16 mm film
Box-Item 29.3 - 29.6: The Columbia River Gillnetter, circa 1975 Add to Shelf
4 copies
Box-Item 29.7: Gulf of Mexico Shrimp Trawls Add to Shelf
Box-Item 29.8: Oregon Otter Trawl Industry Catching - Processing Add to Shelf
KOAC-TV; narrated by Bill Wick.
Box-Item 29.9: Oregon Trawler, 1975 Add to Shelf
2nd edition
Box-Item 30.1: Crab Meat Extraction Add to Shelf
Box-Item 30.2: Exploring Seafloor Hot Springs, 1988 Add to Shelf
open reel videotape (1- or 2-inch); 9:44; master 4/88. Production digitized from a videotape version and available for viewing online.
Box-Item 30.3 - 30.4: Estuary, 1982 Add to Shelf
2 open reel videotapes (1- or 2-inch); one is labeled "30:00; master C525 dupe, 2/8/82); the other is labeled "28:00; master with NDF time code, re-xfer, 4/8/82). Production digitized from a videotape version and is available for viewing online.
Item Can 24: Estuary:  Columbia's Link with the Sea, circa 1981 Add to Shelf
Production digitized from a videotape version and is available for viewing online.
Item Can 25: Mammals of the Sea Add to Shelf
27:00. Production digitized from a videotape version and available for viewing online.
Item Can 26: Mammals of the Sea, 1989 Add to Shelf
positive release print, 11/89. Production digitized from a videotape version and available for viewing online.
Item Can 27: Unidentified title Add to Shelf
Based on the film box, this may be "To Touch the Sky", a Weyerhauser film production.
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