Sheila Denny-Brown Collection
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Primary Format and Extent
video (99 min.) : si., b&w ; 3/4 in.
Collection Date Range
1928 - 1930
Summary
Collection contains [Elizabeth Thompson Reed--home movies] of Hancock Point, Maine, summer activities such as tennis, sailing and swimming as well as winter campus scenes and a graduation. Collection also contains footage of the arrival of the Bar Harbor Express, a train meeting the ferry that ran between Hancock and Mt. Desert Island. See also Hancock Historical Society Collection.
Biographical/Historical Notes
Elizabeth Thompson Reed, Sheila Denny-Brown's mother, lived in New Haven, Connecticut, was a graduate of Vassar College and came to Hancock Point on a visit around 1900; she was an advocate for women's rights. She and her husband came to Hancock Point every summer from around 1910. Original footage is 16 mm. film.
Genre(s)
Amateur
Place(s)
Items in this collection: 6
Showing 1 - 6 of 6:
1) [Elizabeth Thompson Reed--home movies] Reel [2]
Amateur footage. Particularly good depiction of women interacting with affection. NHF cataloguing notes, 7/97 for Reel [2]: (9:50) Women at house, holding a cat. Man with bowler hat, an...more
2) [Elizabeth Thompson Reed--home movies] Reel [3]
Amateur footage. Particularly good depiction of women interacting with affection. NHF cataloguing notes, 7/97 for Reel [3]: (24:30) Campus shots, large 'PA' on building. (24:45) Footbal...more
3) [Elizabeth Thompson Reed--home movies] Reel [1]
Amateur footage. Particularly good depiction of women interacting with affection. NHF cataloguing notes, 7/97 for Reel [1]: (0:00) Outdoor tennis ca.1930s, men and women on court. Sailb...more
4) [Elizabeth Thompson Reed--home movies] Reel 1
Amateur footage of family and women's activities. // See collection folder - possibly same footage as acc. 0713 (film for that accession was sent back).more
5) [Elizabeth Thompson Reed--home movies] Reel 2
Amateur footage of family and women's activities. // See collection folder - possibly same footage as acc. 0713 (film for that accession was sent back).more
6) [Elizabeth Thompson Reed--home movies] Reel 3
Amateur footage of family and women's activities. // See collection folder - possibly same footage as acc. 0713 (film for that accession was sent back).more
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