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Motion picture film documenting men's crew races at the 1956 Summer Olympics

Call Number: RU 1134
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of one 8mm motion picture film of men's crew races at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia as well as a DVD copy of the film. The film documents the final crew races: single and double sculls, pairs with and without coxswain, fours with and without coxswain, and eight-oar shells. The United States, represented by the Yale University Men's Crew Team, won the gold medal in the eight-oar shell race as well as the pairs with and without coxswain.

Language of Materials

The materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research. Original audiovisual materials, as well as preservation and duplicating masters, may not be played. Researchers must consult use copies, or if none exist must pay for a use copy, which is retained by the repository. Researchers wishing to obtain an additional copy of non-commercially produced items for their personal use should consult the ordering reproductions information on the Manuscripts and Archives web site.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright status for collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Charles Murray, 2014.

0.76 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
Related Names
Yale University. Crew
Language of Materials