Charles G. Stipp film collection, 1950-circa 1960s  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Stipp, Charles G
Charles G. Stipp film collection
1950-circa 1960s (inclusive)
13 reels of 16mm film
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Films created by Dr. Charles G. Stipp, a Seattle obstetrician, professor at the University of Washington, and educational film producer
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
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Dr. Charles G. Stipp (1917-2012) was an obstetrician and a professor at the University of Washington. He co-founded Seattle Women's Clinic with Dr. R. Philip Smith and was an obstetrician-gynecologist for 38 years, delivering over 3000 babies in the Seattle area. At Swedish Hospital, he headed the OB Department and served as Chief of Staff. He was a clinical professor at the University of Washington, a diplomat of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, member of the Seattle Gynecology Society (president, 1964), member of Pacific Northwest Gynecology Association (president, 1969), and a member of the Pacific Coast Obstetrical Society. He co-founded S&S Enterprises, an education film company, with Philip Smith in 1952, and won a Silver Medal at the Cortina, Italy International Film Festival for his film Gossip Goes to Honolulu. He produced many films to teach medical procedures, and has five films in the Library of Congress, and many local films at the Museum of History and Industry. He filmed the first Gold Cup hydroplane boat race when Stan Sayres brought the Cup to Seattle.

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Films created by Charles Stipp including: Sea Fair, Commercials, Our Money's Worth (which was adapted from a film produced for the Taxpayer's Federation of Illinois and produced by John Ott Pictures, Inc.), King of the Bering Sea (which was produced by Wakefield's Deep Sea Trawlers and by Criterion Films of Seattle), Opening Day Regatta (produced by Philip Smith and Charles Stipp), Gill Netters of the Bering Sea, Gossip Goes to Honolulu (produced by S&S Enterprises, an educational film company started by Charles Stipp and Philip Smith), and Pacer (consisting of three separate reels: master, original, and A Roll).

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Container(s) Description
1 Gossip Goes to Honolulu
2 Gossip Goes to Honolulu
3 Opening Day Regatta
4 Seafair
5 King of the Bering Sea
6 Our Money's Worth
7 Gill Netters of the Bering Sea
8 Gill Netters of the Bering Sea
9 Gossip Goes to Honolulu
10 Commercials
11 Pacer
12 Pacer (Master)
13 Pacer

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Gillnetting--Bering Sea
  • Personal Names :
  • Stipp, Charles G.--Archives
  • Geographical Names :
  • Bering Sea
  • Honolulu (Hawaii)
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Educational films

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