University of Florida student orientation film (Production number 3)

Material Information

University of Florida student orientation film (Production number 3)
University of Florida
Place of Publication:
Gainesville, FL
University of Florida
Publication Date:


Subjects / Keywords:
University of Florida. ( LCSH )
Campus Buildings
Student Services Building
Spatial Coverage:
North America -- United States of America -- Florida


This film was probably intended as a student orientation film. However, there is no sound and the film ends abruptly. A freshman wearing a rat cap with the year 60 on it dates the film to about 1957. The film includes footage of Professor William Graves Carleton. Image quality varies. Some scenes, such as those of Flavet III, are too dark. Contents 0:00 Shots of Gainesville. Seagle Building, downtown, houses. 1:35 campus buildings alligator swimming aerial views Tigert Hall Century Tower auditorium library (Smathers / Library East) Matherly Hall Old dormitories Norman Hall (P. K. Yonge Laboratory School) Shands / J. Hillis Miller Health Center Newer dormitories Florida Gymnasium Ben Hill Griffin Stadium (Florida Field) / west stands UPD officer. Parking / somebody getting ticket 6:00 Students with rat caps 7:00 Registration 8:00 Campus scenes scooters and bicycles sprinklers, students trying to avoid students walking around 10:00 Faculty William G. Carleton walking and speaking Unidentified professor using odd-looking instrument 11:50 Hub / cafeteria 12:45 Art class / biology class? Library: card catalog, circulation desk, reading rooms including Humanities Reading Room. 15:45 Dorm walkways Flavet III / married students, kids playing, laundry 18:40 Women's dorm. Lobby, getting mail, inside dorm room, co-eds socializing. 21:20 male student studying and then film ends. ( English )
General Note:
Production number 3: Production title: student orientation film: Production date: ca. 1957: Derived from 16 mm film: Black & white / no sound / Total running time: 00:21:20

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of Florida
Holding Location:
University of Florida Archives
Rights Management:
Copyright Board of Trustees of the University of Florida


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