French kayakers river running video collection, 1938  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
DeColmont, Bernard and DeSeynes, Antoine
Title
French kayakers river running video collection
Dates
1938 (inclusive)
2011 (inclusive)
Quantity
2 U-matic videocassettes, 4 VHS videocassettes, 2 compact discs.
Collection Number
A0534
Summary
The French kayakers river running video collection (1938, 2011) consists of edited footage of a kayak trip down the Green and Colorado Rivers undertaken by French kayakers Antoine DeSeynes, Bernard DeColmont and Genevieve DeColmont in the autumn of 1938. A filmmaker, Bernard DeColmont made a color film on 16mm stock. Antoine DeSeynes made a black and white film on 8mm stock. The collection also contains audio recordings of an interview about the with Patrice DeColmont conducted in 2011.
Repository
University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections.
Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library
University of Utah
295 South 1500 East
Salt Lake City, UT
84112-0860
Telephone: 801-581-8863
SPCreference@lists.utah.edu
Access Restrictions

Materials must be used on-site; no use of original material, access copies will be made available for viewing. Five business days advanced notice required. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law, condition of the material, or by donor.

Languages
English, French


Historical NoteReturn to Top

In autumn 1938 French kayakers Antoine DeSeynes and Bernard and Genegieve DeColmont undertook a kayak expedition from Green River, Wyoming to Lees Ferry, Arizona on the Green and Colorado Rivers.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The French kayakers river running video collection (1938, 2011) consists of edited footage of a kayak trip down the Green and Colorado Rivers undertaken by French kayakers Antoine DeSeynes, Bernard DeColmont and Genevieve DeColmont in the autumn of 1938. A filmmaker, Bernard DeColmont made a color film on 16mm stock. Antoine DeSeynes made a black and white film on 8mm stock. The collection also contains audio recordings of an interview about the with Patrice DeColmont conducted in 2011. The University of Utah holds videocassette dubs of the original 16mm and 8mm films. All videocassettes contain copies of the same two films. All materials have been digitized and are availble for viewing on DVD or CD.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances.

Permission to publish material from the French kayakers river running video collection must be obtained from the Special Collections Multimedia Archivist.

Preferred Citation

Initial Citation: French kayakers river running video collection A0534, Special Collections and Archives. University of Utah, J. Willard Marriott. Salt Lake City, Utah.

Following Citations:A0534.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
cassette
1 Les Voyageurs sans Trace
Color, silent
U-matic videocassette
Cassette dub of edited 16mm film taken by Bernard DeColmont of a journey by kayak from Green River, Wyoming, to Lees Ferry, Arizona, on the Green and Colorado Rivers.
1938
2 untitled 8mm film
Black and white, silent
U-matic videocassette
Cassette dub of 8mm film taken by Bernard DeColmont of a journey by kayak from Green River, Wyoming, to Lees Ferry, Arizona, on the Green and Colorado Rivers.
1938
3 Interview with Patrice DeColmont

Compact disc
Interview with Patrice DeColmont, son of Bernard and Genevieve, conducted by Magali Coburn of the University of Utah in San Tropez, France. In French; no translation.
2011 September

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Rivers--Recreational use
  • Geographical Names :
  • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)
  • Green River Valley (Wyo.-Utah)
  • Utah
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Moving images
  • Sound recordings