Acadia National Park Collection
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Primary Format and Extent
video (180 min.) : si., b&w and col. ; 3/4 in.
Collection Date Range
1936 - 1946
Summary
Collection contains educational/cultural works depicting Indian crafts, birch bark canoe making and basket making (1936-1946), and winter sports including ice skating, ice boating and skiing. Collection also contains nature works: primarily scenes of birds, the environment, and visitors to the Acadia National Park area; park highlights including Thunder Hole, Cadillac Mountain and Frenchman Bay cruise.
Biographical/Historical Notes
Maurice Sullivan was Acadia National Park's Chief Park Naturalist in the 1930s and 1940s; he died in 1994. Films were used in his lectures at the American Ornithologists' Union (Harvard University) and also shown at local high schools, colleges, granges and clubs.
People and Organizations
Maurice Sullivan
Place(s)
Items in this collection: 3
Showing 1 - 3 of 3:
1) [Naturalist Films] Tape 1
Untitled educational/cultural films and nature films. // Date range from information in collection folder. // Original footage is 16mm film. // NHF retains video copy with the following...more
2) [Naturalist Films] Tape 2
Untitled educational/cultural films and nature films. // Date range from information in collection folder. // Original footage is 16mm film. // NHF retains video copy with the following...more
3) [Naturalist Films] Tape 3
Untitled educational/cultural films and nature films. // Date range from information in collection folder. // Original footage is 16mm film. // NHF retains video copy. // NHF viewing no...more
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