bMS 16239

Unitarian Universalist Service Committee, Audio-Visual Records: Film Reels, 1950s-1963

Summary Information

Call Number: bMS 16239
Title: Unitarian Universalist Service Committee, Audiovisual Records: Film Reels,  1950s-1963
Repository: Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School,
45 Francis Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138-1911
Quantity: 2 boxes

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Container List:

Box 1

The bass fiddle; [1963]; 16 mm., black and white

Box 2

Instytut Chirurgii Urazowej, Poland (Unitarian Service Committee Project); Wytwornia Filmu Polskiego, undated [ca. 1950s]; B&W silent, time: 2:30. This is the title that is written on the outside of the original reel, the actual title of the film is: Instytut Chirurgii Urazowej im. Tadeusza Kościuszki w Piekarach Śląskich. (Free translation: "Institute of the causality surgery of the name Tadeusz Kościuszko in Piekary Silesian.") This is a hospital funded by Unitarians in Piekary/Silesia, Poland, and it specializes in causality surgery. The film shows the opening of the hospital. The hospital is still in Poland, and It was named for Tadeusz Kościuszko, who was a Polish hero fighting in Poland and in America for independence. This film was reformatted, and this box contains DVDs, a Betacam master, and a film-to-film copy. The original reel is nitrate film, and it was donated to the Library of Congress.