Cornell University Football motion pictures,1927-1995.

Collection Number: 40-2-2205

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Cornell University football motion pictures, 1927-1995.
Collection Number:
40-2-2205
Creator:
Cornell University.
Quantity:
923+ film reels (22.4 cubic ft.); c. 22+ video cassettes (12 cubic ft.)
Forms of Material:
Movie Film.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Films and videos of Cornell University football games.
Language:
Collection material in English


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Films and videos of Cornell University football games.
Also, "The Big Red Machine: Exciting play-by-play highlights of Cornell's 1971 Ivy League Championship season narrated by Jay Levine."
Digitization of films can be arranged if requested.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Cornell University.
Cornell University--Football.
Cornell University--Athletics.

Subjects:
Football.

Form and Genre Terms:
Motion pictures.
Videotapes.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Cornell University football motion pictures, #40-2-2205. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
Digitization of films can be arranged upon request.

RELATED MATERIALS

Some films labeled "highlights" may refer to a single game.
University of Pennsylvania Archives has film of all Penn-Cornell games.
See also Cornell University Football Game Highlights, #40-2-1000, for some 1950 and 1951 reels. Also Hunter Ripley Rawlings Papers, #3-13-2843, for 1991 highlights.
See also Howard Schuck papers, #37-5-2629, for more information on the team, particularly on the Ohio game of 1939.
See also Cornell University Museum Items, #47-7-1948.
See also Big Red Band Records, #37-6-3112.
See also Football Miscellany, #37-5-3981.
Ernest William Schoder papers, #16-4-1156 for some 1929-1930 games.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Note that most films were used for practice, not broadcast. Some films were recorded by position following this pattern: reels labeled 1 = Offense, 2 = Defense, 3 = Special Teams. Other times reel numbers indicate quarters and show all plays.
Audio
SR 1201
The Big Red Machine: Exciting play-by-play highlights of Cornell's 1971 Ivy League Championship season narrated by Jay Levine, LP record. Features Ed Marinaro.
1971
DVDs Available of the following. See above link for all films.
Box DVD Box 2 DVD 764
Cornell vs. Dartmouth, 1928 (F-369 by Allan H. Morgensen)
November 17, 1928
Box 62 DVD 20
Cornell vs. Alfred, 1936 1 of 2 (Box 22, Reel 645)
September 26, 1936
Box 62 DVD 21
Cornell vs. Alfred, 1936 2 of 2 (Box 22, Reel #544) Nice shots of Schoellkopf stadium crescent crowd
September, 26, 1936
Box 62 DVD 134
Cornell vs. Syracuse, 1939, part 1 (Box 11, Reel #310) color
October 7, 1939
Box 62 DVD 134
Cornell vs. Syracuse, 1939, part 2 (Box 11, Reel #308) color
October 7, 1939
Box 62 DVD 16
Cornell vs. Ohio, 1939, (Reel #311, #312, #309, transfered from V-67) Shows marching band
October 28, 1939
Box 62 DVD 41
Cornell vs. Ohio, 1939, shorter alternate version of above
October 28, 1939
Box 62 DVD 525
Cornell vs. Columbia, 1939, (V-227, Reels #236, #206)
November 4, 1939
Box 62 DVD 525
Cornell vs. Colgate, 1939, (V-226, Reel #251)
November 11, 1939
Box 62 DVD 134
Cornell vs. Dartmouth, 1939, part 1 (Box 11, Reel #315)
November 18, 1939
Box 62 DVD 134
Cornell vs. Dartmouth, 1939, part 2 (Box 11, Reel #316)
November 18, 1939
Box 62 DVD 134
Cornell vs. Dartmouth, 1939, part 3 (Box 7, Reel #207)
November 18, 1939
Box 62 DVD 134
Cornell vs. Dartmouth, 1939, part 4 (Box 41, Reel #1097)
November 18, 1939
Box 62 DVD 525
Cornell vs. Penn, 1939, (V-230, Reel #481)
November 25, 1939
Box 62 DVD 131
Cornell vs. Ohio State, 1940, part 1 (Box 11)
October 26, 1940
Box 62 DVD 131
Cornell vs. Ohio State, 1940, part 2 (Box 11)
October 26, 1940
Box 62 DVD 131
Cornell vs. Ohio State, 1940, part 3 (Box 11)
October 26, 1940
Shows Cornell Big Red marching band performance and tearing down the field goal at end.
Box 62 DVD 132
Cornell vs. Ohio State, 1940, part 1 (Box 11, Reel #319) color
October 26, 1940
Also includes photos of the players and team roster. Amazing panning shots show a packed to capacity Schoellkopf stadium and you can see the cheerleaders and marching bands perform at halftime as well. Some of the footage in the middle is out of order.Some of the footage is out of order in the middle.
Box 62 DVD 132
Cornell vs. Ohio State, 1940, part 2 (Box 11, Reel #320) color
October 26, 1940
Box 62 DVD 134
Cornell vs. Dartmouth, 1940, fifth down play
November 16, 1940
Box 62 DVD 133
Cornell vs. Penn, 1940, part 1 (Box 11, Reel #318)
November 23, 1940
Box 62 DVD 133
Cornell vs. Penn, 1940, part 2 (Box 11, Reel #322)
November 23, 1940
Box 62 DVD 133
Cornell vs. Penn, 1940, part 3 (Box 11, Reel #321)
November 23, 1940
Box 62 DVD 133
Cornell vs. Penn, 1940, part 5 (Box 11, Reel #325)
November 23, 1940
Box 62 DVD 1187
Cornell vs. Lafayette, 1942, part 1 of 1 (Box 18 Reel #514)
September 26, 1942
Box 62 DVD 1187
Cornell vs. Lafayette, 1942, part 2 of 2 (Box 18 Reel #515)
September 26, 1942
Box 62 DVD 1187
Cornell vs. Lafayette, 1942, part 3 of 3 (Box 18 Reel #516)
September 26, 1942
Box 62 DVD 781
Cornell vs. Army, 1942, part 1 (Box 11, Reel #301)
October 10, 1942
Box 62 DVD 781
Cornell vs. Army, 1942, part 2 (Box 18, Reel #520)
October 10, 1942
Box 62 DVD 781
Cornell vs. Army, 1942, part 3 (Box 11, Reel #302)
October 10, 1942
Box 62 DVD 521
Cornell vs. Princeton, 1946, parts 1-3 (Box 21, Reel #632, 634, 635, V-63)
October 26, 1946
Box 62 DVD 525
Cornell vs. Penn, 1954, (V-230, Reel #314)
November 25, 1954
Mislabeled as 1939, probably Penn 1954.
Box 62 DVD 124
Cornell vs. Brown, 1955, part 1 (Box 17, Reel #506)
November 5, 1955
Box 62 DVD 124
Cornell vs. Brown, 1955, part 2 (Box 10, Reel #279)
November 5, 1955
Box 62 DVD 124
Cornell vs. Brown, 1955, part 3 (Box 10, Reel #281)
November 5, 1955
Box 62 DVD 125
Cornell vs. Brown, 1956, part 1 (Box 14, Reel #417)
November 10, 1956
Box 62 DVD 125
Cornell vs. Brown, 1956, part 2 (Box 14, Reel #418)
November 10, 1956
Box 62 DVD 125
Cornell vs. Brown, 1956, part 3 (Box 14, Reel #398)
November 10, 1956
Box 62 DVD 45
Cornell vs. Brown, 1957 (3 Reels, originals held by Brown University)
November 9, 1957
Box 62 DVD 46
Cornell vs. Brown, 1958 (3 Reels, originals held by Brown University)
November 8, 1958
Box 62 DVD 1218
Cornell vs. Harvard, 1962 (Box 5, Reel #146) 1st Quarter
October 6, 1962
Box 62 DVD 1218
Cornell vs. Harvard, 1962 (Box 1, Reel #18) 2nd Quarter
October 6, 1962
Box 62 DVD 1218
Cornell vs. Harvard, 1962 (Box 5, Reel #148) 3rd Quarter
October 6, 1962
Box 62 DVD 1218
Cornell vs. Harvard, 1962 (Box 5, Reel #149) 4th Quarter
October 6, 1962
Box 62 DVD 1184
Cornell vs. Brown, 1963 (Box 26, Reel #773) 1st Quarter
1963
Box 62 DVD 1184
Cornell vs. Brown, 1963 (Box 9, Reel #257) 2nd Quarter
1963
Box 62 DVD 1184
Cornell vs. Brown, 1963 (Box 14, Reel #419) 3rd Quarter
1963
Box 62 DVD 1184
Cornell vs. Brown, 1963 (Box 2, Reel #54) 4th Quarter
1963
Box 62 DVD 1219
Cornell vs. Yale, 1963 (Box 2, Reel #52) 1st Quarter
October 19, 1963
Box 62 DVD 1219
Cornell vs. Yale, 1963 (Box 3, Reel #73) 2nd Quarter
October 19, 1963
Box 62 DVD 1219
Cornell vs. Yale, 1963 (Box 2, Reel #57) 3rd Quarter
October 19, 1963
Box 62 DVD 1219
Cornell vs. Yale, 1963 (Box 2, Reel #67) 4th Quarter
October 19, 1963
Box 62 DVD 860
Cornell vs. Columbia, 1964 (Box 27, Reel #797) 2nd Quarter
October 31, 1964
Box 62 DVD 860
Cornell vs. Columbia, 1964 (Box 6, Reel #153) 3rd Quarter
October 31, 1964
Box 62 DVD 860
Cornell vs. Columbia, 1964 (Box 6, Reel #159) 4th Quarter
October 31, 1964
Box 62 DVD 860
Cornell vs. Dartmouth, 1964 (Box 6, Reel #158) 1st Quarter
1964
Box 62 DVD 860
Cornell vs. Dartmouth, 1964 (Box 6, Reel #164) 3rd Quarter
1964
Box 62 DVD 860
Cornell vs. Dartmouth, 1964 (Box 6, Reel #154) 4th Quarter
1964
Box 62 DVD 981
Cornell vs. Penn, 1964 (Box 16, Reel #468) 1st Quarter
1964
Box 62 DVD 981
Cornell vs. Penn, 1964 (Box 12, Reel #340) 2nd Quarter
1964
Box 62 DVD 981
Cornell vs. Penn, 1964 (Box 12, Reel #344) 3rd Quarter
1964
Box 62 DVD 981
Cornell vs. Penn, 1964 (Box 12, Reel #341) 4th Quarter
1964
Box 62 DVD 981
Cornell vs. Princeton, 1964 (Box 26, Reel #753) 1st Quarter
1964
Box 62 DVD 981
Cornell vs. Princeton, 1964 (Box 26, Reel #754) 2nd Quarter
1964
Box 62 DVD 981
Cornell vs. Princeton, 1964 (Box 26, Reel #760) 3rd Quarter
1964
Box 62 DVD 981
Cornell vs. Princeton, 1964 (Box 26, Reel #759) 4th Quarter
1964
Box 62 DVD 480
Cornell Football Highlights, 1979, color and sound, includes clip of honoring the 1939 and 1940 Cornell team at halftime of the Yale game.
1979
Box 62 DVD 126
Cornell vs. Penn, 1988 (Box 28, Reel #809) 1st Half Offense
1988
Box 62 DVD 126
Cornell vs. Penn, 1988 (Box 28, Reel #810) 2nd Half Offense
1988
Box 62 DVD 126
Cornell vs. Penn, 1988 (Box 28, Reel #811)1st Half Defense
1988
Box 62 DVD 126
Cornell vs. Penn, 1988 (Box 28, Reel #812) 2nd Half Defense
1988
Box 62 DVD 126
Cornell vs. Penn, 1988 (Box 28, Reel #813) Special Teams
1988
Box 62 DVD 481
Cornell vs. Brown, 1989
1989
Box 62 DVD 712
Cornell at. Lehigh, 1995, Special Teams (Box 51, Tape 1366)
1995
Box 62 DVD 712
Cornell at. Brown, 1995, Special Teams (Box 51, Tape 1373)
1995
Box 62 DVD 712
Cornell vs. Yale, 1995, Special Teams (Box 52, Tape 1414)
1995
Box 62 DVD 712
Cornell vs. Columbia, Special Teams 1995 (Box 52, Tape 1420)
1995
Box 62 DVD 712
Cornell vs. Columbia, 1995, complete game, endzone camera (Box 52, Tape 1423)
1995