William T. Miller films, circa 1963-1982  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Miller, William T. (Seattle)
Title
William T. Miller films
Dates
circa 1963-1982 (inclusive)
Quantity
12 reels (3,800 feet) : silent, color ; Super 8mm
22 reels (4,450 feet) : silent, color ; 8mm
Collection Number
PH0954
Summary
Home movie films taken by William T. Miller, and 1 commercial film
Repository
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
98195-2900
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
speccoll@uw.edu
Access Restrictions

Access to the original films is restricted due to preservation concerns. Arrangements can be made to view the films by contacting the Visual Materials Curator.

Languages
English


Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The films in this collection document the activities of the William T. Miller family of the Seattle metropolitan area. Spanning three decades, the films focus primarily on life in Washington State, as well as on various vacations taken around the greater American West. In addition to these locales, the films also document trips to Alaska and Mexico.

Other Descriptive InformationReturn to Top

The films in this collection contain neither title cards nor credits. Individual film titles have been derived from canister and box labels present at the time of donation, when available.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Restrictions may exist on reproduction, quotation, or publication. Contact the Special Collections division of the University of Washington Libraries for details.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

William T. Miller filmsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Reel item
1 1
Seafair in Seattle; Victoria, B.C. and Butchart Gardens
1 reel (150 feet) : silent, color ; 8mm
circa 1963
2 2
Mount Rainier; July 4; Alki Beach; Westport
1 reel (250 feet) : silent, color ; 8mm
1964-1965
3 3
Trailer Park; Moving Out of the Park; Floods
1 reel ( 250 feet) : silent, color ; 8mm
circa 1966
4 4
Marine Core Air Station El Toro; El Toro Field; Around Los Angeles; Mount Rainier
1 reel (300 feet) : silent, color ; 8mm
1967
5 5
El Toro
1 reel ( 300 feet) : silent, color ; 8mm
1967
6 6
Newport Fishing Trip, El Toro; San Diego Zoo; Sequoia National Park
1 reel (300 feet) : silent, color ; 8mm
1967
7 7
El Toro; Disneyland; Griffith Park
1 reel (300 feet) : silent, color ; 8mm
1967
8 8
Jeep Rally; Woodland Park Zoo; Glacier, Yellowstone, Grand Canyon, and Death Valley National Parks
1 reel (300 feet) : silent, color ; 8mm
circa 1968
9 9
Mount Rainier; Black Canyon of the Gunnison and Wind Cave National Parks
1 reel ( 200 feet) : silent, color ; 8mm
circa 1968
10 10
Road Trip in Mexico
1 reel (150 feet) : silent, color ; 8mm
circa 1969
11 11
Rose Bowl Parade
1 reel (150 feet) : silent, color ; 8mm
circa 1960s
12 12
Forestry Field Trips
1 reel (125 feet) : silent, color ; 8mm
circa 1960s
13 13
Hikes and Packing Trips; Skiing
1 reel (200 feet) : silent, color ; 8mm
circa 1960s
14 14
California Trip
1 reel (200 feet) : silent, color ; 8mm
circa 1960s
15 15
Renton and Vicinity
1 reel (150 feet) : silent, color ; 8mm
circa 1960s
16 16
Typical Occurrences; Moving; Alki
1 reel (150 feet) : silent, color ; 8mm
circa 1960s
17 17
Amusement Park; Costumed Dancing; Acrobatic Bear
1 reel (150 feet) : silent, color ; 8mm
circa 1960s
18 18
Aquarium and Zoo Visit
1 reel (200 feet) : silent, color ; 8mm
circa 1960s
19 19
Street Fair; A Dog in Snow
1 reel (175 feet) : silent, color ; 8mm
circa 1960s
20 20
Mexico 1971
1 reel (200 feet) : silent, color ; 8mm
1971
21 21
Zoo; Amusement Park; Marine Show
1 reel (200 feet) : silent, color ; 8mm
circa 1971
22 22
Home Fireworks; Hiking and Camping
1 reel (400 feet) : silent, color ; Super 8mm
circa 1971
23 23
Seattle Waterfront; A Road Trip; Snow and Ice
1 reel (400 feet) : silent, color ; Super 8mm
1971-1972
24 24
River Rafting; A Biking Trail; Zoo Visit
1 reel (400 feet) : silent, color ; Super 8mm
1972
25 25
Midway Rides; An Urban Festival; Freeway Accident Aftermath
1 reel (350 feet) : silent, color ; Super 8mm
circa 1976
26 26
Coastline Waves; Driftwood Sculptures; Lighthouse
1 reel (200 feet) : silent, color ; Super 8mm
circa 1976
27 27
Fighting a Fire; Wildlife on Rainier
1 reel (400 feet) : silent, color ; Super 8mm
circa 1970
28 28
Ellensburg; Zoo; A Wedding; Victoria, B.C.
1 reel (400 feet) : silent, color ; Super 8mm
circa 1970s
29 29
Forest and Mountain Hiking; An Urban Park; Snoqualmie Falls
1 reel (400 feet) : silent, color ; Super 8mm
circa 1970s
30 30
Backyard Celebration; Seattle Waterfront; San Francisco
1 reel (400 feet) : silent, color ; Super 8mm
circa 1970s
31 31
Disneyland
1 reel (350 feet) : silent, color ; Super 8mm
circa 1970s
32 32
Summer 82; Whale Watching; Rock Climbing
1 reel (50 feet) : silent, color ; Super 8mm
1982
33 33
Alaska 1982
1 reel (50 feet) : silent, color ; Super 8mm
1982

Commercial FilmsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Reel item
34 34
The Great Train Robbery
1 reel (80 feet) : silent, black and white ; 8mm
1903

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Amusement parks--United States
  • Amusement ride films
  • Family vacations--Alaska
  • Family vacations--California--Disneyland
  • Family vacations--California--Sequoia National Park
  • Family vacations--Mexico
  • Fire extinction
  • Fourth of July
  • National parks and reserves--West (U.S.)
  • Parades--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Rock climbing
  • Waterfronts--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Whale watching--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Personal Names :
  • Miller, William T
  • Miller, William T. (Seattle)--Archives
  • Corporate Names :
  • San Diego Zoo--In motion pictures
  • Seafair--In motion pictures
  • Tournament of Roses--In motion pictures
  • Woodland Park Zoo
  • Woodland Park Zoo--In motion pictures
  • Geographical Names :
  • Alaska--In motion pictures
  • Alki Beach Park (Seattle, Wash.)--In motion pictures
  • Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park (Colo.)--In motion pictures
  • Butchart Gardens (Victoria, B.C.)--In motion pictures
  • California--In motion pictures
  • Death Valley National Park (Calif. and Nev.)--In motion pictures
  • Disneyland (Calif.)--In motion pictures
  • El Toro (Calif.)--In motion pictures
  • Griffith Park (Los Angeles, Calif)--In motion pictures
  • Marine Corps Air Station El Toro (Calif.)--In motion pictures
  • Mexico--In motion pictures
  • Rainer, Mount (Wash.)--In motion pictures
  • Rainier, Mount (Wash.)
  • Renton (Wash.)--In motion pictures
  • Seattle (Wash.)
  • Sequoia National Park (Calif.)--In motion pictures
  • Westport (Wash.)--In motion pictures
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Amateur films
  • Nonfiction films
  • Titles within the Collection :
  • Great train robbery (Motion picture : 1903)

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Moving Image Collections (University of Washington)
  • Visual Materials Collections (University of Washington)