Champion International Corporation Collection
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Primary Format and Extent
film (1,040 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. reversal pos.
Secondary Format and Extent
film (540 ft.) : sd., b&w ; 16 mm. print. video (300 min.) : si., col. ; 3/4 in. video (180 min.) : si., col. ; 1/2 in.
Collection Date Range
1946 - 1991
Summary
Collection concerns the paper and wood products manufacturing business, containing corporate films such as "Light Coated Quality" about paper manufacture, and "The Stud Mill Story," about production of timber for building. Collection includes a forest fire prevention public service announcement produced by the St. Regis Paper Company and the American Forestry Association.

Collection also contains instruction and a home movie: footage shot for employee orientation and safety, and amateur footage showing a wood yard and a Labor Day celebration in Bucksport, Maine, with a rodeo, children's contests, and parade.

See also Central Maine Power Collection, Fogler Library Collection, and Nevison Collection.

Biographical/Historical Notes
Champion International Corporation was an international paper and wood products company. Bucksport, Maine, was the site for one of Champion's pulp and paper mills, formerly the St. Regis Paper Company mill.
People and Organizations
Champion International Corporation
Place(s)
Items in this collection: 8
Showing 1 - 8 of 8:
1) [unidentified--home movies]
Box notes: 'Trucks loading conveyer. Mill. Ralph Remick.'more
2) [unidentified--home movies]
NHF cataloguer's notes, 11/94: (2 min.) Wood yard. Lumber being moved around with cranes and trucks. (14 min.) Amateur rodeo, large gathering. Children running race and playing at a com...more
3) Winder training
Video footage of Winder training. Very poor quality.more
4) ['Light Coated Quality' and other titles]
Collection-level description of video footage: promotional works such as 'Light Coated Quality' about technology and processes used in the forest products industry, instruction (footage...more
5) The Stud Mill Story
Features the particular operations involved in producing wooden studs. (Print no. 7, 15 min. running time.)more
6) The Secret of the Forest
Short (60 sec.) public service ad on forest fire prevention.more
7) The Progressive Forest: Champion in the Northeast
Promotional video by and for Champion International Corporation. ONSITE REFERENCE ONLY.more
8) History is Always Being Made at Bucksport
Promotional video by and for Champion International Corporation. This production includes NHF archival footage from: Central Maine Power Collection (Bucksport mill construction) and Nev...more
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