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Frame on the Wall Club collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 183

Scope and Contents

The Frame on the Wall Club collection, 1975-1985 and undated, has been arranged into three series: Programs, Posters and Notices. The Programs series (1975-1985) contains programs from film screenings by the Frame on the Wall Club. The programs list the cast and producers of each film and provide a summary and/or analysis of the film. The Posters series (1975-1985 and undated) contains posters from Frame on the Wall Club's various events. The Notices series (1985 and undated) contains a letter from the club to Augustana College administrators announcing its final film series and two undated notices about changes in movie schedules.

Dates

  • 1975-1985 and undated

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on the use of this collection.

Conditions Governing Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from Augustana College Special Collections and the copyright holder.

Historical Note

The Frame on the Wall Club was a film society at Augustana College, presumably founded in 1975, that screened both domestic and foreign films as campus events. The group's film festivals tended to feature classic motion pictures starring early Hollywood actors like Humphrey Bogar and Charlie Chaplin. The Frame on the Wall Club disbanded in 1985 due to lack of funds and decreasing ticket sales.

Extent

0.4 Cubic Feet (/ 1 box)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The Frame on the Wall Club was a film society at Augustana College that screened both domestic and foreign films as campus events. The Frame on the Wall Club collection contains, 1975-1985 and undated, contains event programs, posters, and public notices.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Immediate source of acquisition unknown.

Processing Information

Processed by Allison James, 2007. Atticus Garrison, April 2016.

Title
Frame on the Wall Club collection, 1975-1985 and undated.
Status
Completed
Author
Atticus Garrison
Date
April 2016
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Augustana College Special Collections Repository

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