Commercial Films, circa 1930-1949
Scope and Contents
A collection of nine 8mm commercial films for use in teaching. The films were from the collection of the family of Dr. Lee Simmons. The films include: Mudded in Mud, unidentified film (Pictoreels, 1946), unidentified animals, Chimp the Aviator (1940s), Three Bruins in the Woods (1942)?, African Pygmy Thrills (1930s), Bug Carnival (1937), Camera Magic, and Mary Had a Little Lamb.
- circa 1930-1949
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research use. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the Nebraska Public Records Statutes (Neb. Rev. Stat. §§ 84-712 through 84-712.09), and other relevant regulations. Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of Nebraska Omaha assumes no responsibility.
0.4 Cubic Feet (9 film reels) : 8mm films
Language of Materials
The films were acquired by the parents of Dr. Lee Simmons. Dr. Simmons contracted with Universal Information Services to digitize the films and Universal gave the films to UNO with the permission of Dr. Simmons.
- 8mm (photographic film size) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- documentary films Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- motion pictures (visual works) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Simmons, Lee (Donor, Person)
Part of the University of Nebraska at Omaha Archives & Special Collections Repository
Archives & Special Collections
Dr. C.C. and Mabel L. Criss Library
6001 Dodge St.
Omaha Nebraska 68182-0237 United States