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Collection Scope and Content Notes


This is a collection of over 2,300 films and videos that mainly pertain to University of Pittsburgh athletics as well as University events and history. The collection (ca. 1928-ca. 2001) ranges from interviews and speeches by prominent University figures, such as Dr. Wesley Posvar and Tony Dorsett, to sports highlight videos and University institutional messages. It notably contains much footage of classic Pitt football games, including prominent bowl games. It also contains numerous videos and films which pertain to the city of Pittsburgh as well as miscellaneous topics that do not directly relate to the University of Pittsburgh. Types of media in this collection include VHS tapes, Betacam SP tapes, ¾ Inch U-matic tapes, and 16 millimeter film.


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