Jerry Dixon smokejumping film, 1999  PDF  XML

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Dixon, Jerry
Title
Jerry Dixon smokejumping film
Dates
1999 (inclusive)
Quantity
1 DVD
Collection Number
A0812
Summary
The Jerry Dixon smokejumping film (1999) consists of a short documentary about smokejumping in Alaska made by University of Utah graduate Jerry Dixon. This collection is part of the Utah Independent Film Archive (UIFA).
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
special@library.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


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Jerry Dixon earned Bachelor of Arts degrees from the University of Utah in 1970 and 1973. An extreme sports, outdoors and travel enthusiast, Dixon currently participates in the University of Utah's Environmental Humanities Graduate Program by helping students travel to locations like Brazil, Costa Rica, Moose, Wyoming and Castle Valley, Utah to study what Environmental Humanitites Dean Robert Newman describes as "our relationship and responsibility to life on our planet, from environmental degradation and their consequences in human dispossession, species extinction, and sustainability as well as in ethical, health, and public policy concerns."

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Jerry Dixon smokejumping film (1999) consists of a short documentary about smokejumping in Alaska made by University of Utah graduate Jerry Dixon. This collection is part of the Utah Independent Film Archive (UIFA).

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Processing Note

Processed by Jimi Jones in 2004.


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
disc
1 "Ten Seconds over Birch Hill"

DVD
This documentary about smokejumping in Alaska was made in response to a call for documentaries about smokejumping from the Smithsonian and was accepted into the Smithsonian's collection. 7 minutes.
1999

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Artists--Utah
  • Independent filmmakers
  • Smokejumping

Corporate Names

  • University of Utah

Geographical Names

  • Alaska

Form or Genre Terms

  • Moving images