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Guide to "Stanford scenes, 1948-1951" [videorecording] V0221
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  • Immediate Source of Acquisition note
  • Information about Access
  • Ownership & Copyright
  • Cite As
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection

  • Title: "Stanford scenes, 1948-1951" [videorecording]
    Identifier/Call Number: V0221
    Contributing Institution: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 0.25 Linear feet
    Date: 1948-1951
    Summary: Video copy of an 8mm film of Stanford University scenes and student life 1948-1951; subjects includes campus buildings, students at the Old Union, football games and card stunts, Big Game bonfire, Big Game floats being made at Stanford Village (student housing complex), the Old Car Parade on campus, and the Greek Olympics held off campus at Rossotti's.
    creator: Syka, Andrew.
    creator: Syka, Andrew.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition note

    Gift of Andrew Syka, 2001.

    Information about Access

    This collection is open for research.

    Ownership & Copyright

    All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
    Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Cite As

    "Stanford scenes, 1948-1951" (V0221). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    Andrew Syka earned his A.B. in economics at Stanford University in 1948 and his A.M. in 1951.

    Description of the Collection

    Video copy of an 8mm film of Stanford University scenes and student life 1948-1951; subjects includes campus buildings, students at the Old Union, football games and card stunts, Big Game bonfire, Big Game floats being made at Stanford Village (student housing complex), the Old Car Parade on campus, and the Greek Olympics held off campus at Rossotti's.
    Sequence of scenes: Campus Buildings, 1948 --Chemistry, Quad, Hoover Library, Art Museum, Main Library, Education Building, Memorial Auditorium, History Comer of the Quad, Old Post Office, Bell and Clock Tower.
    Students passing the Physics comer of the Quad; students gathered around the coffee and doughnut window of the Old Student Union; students lolling around the Old Union Plaza and fountain and another shot of students around the coffee & doughnut window.
    Fraternity Row buildings
    USC football scenes plus USC Card Stunts - 1950
    UCLA Card Stunts at football game - 1949
    Scenes of Arm-7 Stanford-0 football game in 1950 played during a dark day in a heavy rainstorm. It rained so heavily that many fans' automobiles parked around the stadium were so mired in the mud, they could not be removed for several days.
    Cal-Stanford Big Game-at Berkeley, including Cal students card stuns, with fireworks and Lake Lagunita Big Bonfire preceding a Big Game.
    Students living in Stanford Village, a student housing project in Menlo Park at the time, preparing floats for the Big Game.
    Scenes of some floats parading around the Stanford Stadium track at the Big Game in 1951.
    A student Old Car Parade past the Old Post Ofiice (now White Plaza). The one scene lampoons General MacArthur's return from Korea with his young son, Spring 1951.
    The Greek Olympics - scenes of the fraternities staging their games at Rossoti's establishment out on Sand Hill Road. At that time, there could be no business which served alcohol within one mile of any campus in California. It includes scenes of such events as the ladies' Rolling Pin Toss, a Potato Race and Beer Guzzling relays.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Stanford University--Athletics.
    Stanford University--Students.
    Stanford University. -- General subdivision--Students.;
    Stanford Village.
    Syka, Andrew.
    Big Game bonfire.
    Big Game.
    College students--California.
    Videorecordings.