Biographical Note

Scope and Content

Restrictions on Access

Restrictions on Use

Acquisition Info

Processing Info

Inventory

Subject Terms


Guide to the Arctic Oceanography Film Collection
1951-1952



VM Collection No.: 984
Title: Arctic Oceanography film collection
Date Span: 1951-1952
Quantity:2 reels (1,980 feet) : silent, color ; 16mm
Location: Viewing copy: N55 (VC184 : 1 DVD)
Duplicating master: HV1990 (M184 : 1 VHS tape)Restricted. Do not issue.
Original: HF1891 (2 reels : 16mm)Restricted. Do not issue.
Languages: Collection materials are in English.
Men collecting samples from the ocean, Arctic region, 1951, Special Collections, UW Libraries MV0384.




Biographical Note

Eugene Collias served as an oceanographer in the Department of Oceanography at the University of Washington. The photography for these films was provided by Eugene Collias and John Lincoln while working in the Department of Oceanography at the University of Washington. Collias has written and contributed to dozens of publications and technical reports concerned with oceanographic research in the Puget Sound and arctic waters off Alaska.

Scope and Content

Two films documenting the work of the 1951 and 1952 Beaufort Sea Expedition which operated from Point Barrow, Alaska.

Restrictions on Access

The original films are not accessible due to preservation concerns. Arrangements can be made to view the film by contacting the Visual Materials Curator.

Restrictions on Use

Restrictions may exist on reproduction, quotation, or publication. Contact the Special Collections division of the University of Washington Libraries for details.

Acquisition Info

Donor: Eugene E. Collias, October 11, 2004

Processing Info

Originally accessioned as PH2004-088.

Processed by Lew Guenther, 2004 ; Alden Lee, 2013 ; Elizabeth Russell, 2014 ; processing completed byAndrew Weaver, 2014.


Inventory

 
Viewcopy Item Date
VC1841 Beaufort Sea Expedition, 1951   View image1951
Aerial views while leaving Seattle. At Point Barrow Airport, Alaska. Scenes of people in Barrow, Alaska. Wiley Post - Will Rogers memorial. Aerial views of ice floes, polar bears. Men lowering equipment in water, taking measurements, collecting samples. Ship turret firing rounds. Man in helicopter recovering fallen parachute.
1 reel (972 feet) : silent, color ; 16mm
 
2 Beaufort Sea Expedition, 1952   View image1952
Aerial views of mountains and water. Group of men outside of Geophysical Institute in Fairbanks, Alaska. Men lowering equipment in water, taking measurements, collecting samples while divers help. Scenes from U.S. Naval Arctic Research Laboratory in Point Barrow, Alaska.
1 reel (1,008 feet) : silent, color ; 16mm

Subject Terms

Personal Names:
Collias, Eugene E., filmmaker.
Lincoln, John H., filmmaker.
Organizations:
Naval Arctic Research Laboratory.
Geographic Names:
Barrow, Point (Alaska)
Last modified: August 22, 2014
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