Series F-299-1 - Travel films

Hunza Nepal to Jaipir Agra / Khajuraho Serengeti Murchiasa & Serengeti Afghanistan Benares Jaipur Ethiopia Expo '70 Osaka, Japan Osaka, Japan Canadian Pavilion at Expo '70, Osaka, Japan Canadian Pavilion at Expo '70, Osaka, Japan Expo '70, Osaka, Japan Expo '70, Osaka, Japan Expo '70, Osaka, Japan Expo '70 'ground breaking' ceremony Expo '70 'ground breaking' ceremony as well as travel footage from India and Pakistan On front of Hunza, Gilgit game reserve with Francisco Gilgit polo On the end of Hunza Chandigarh Chandigarh Anfu and elephants On start of Afghanistan Acropolis and Parthenon, Greece Greece Lindos, Greece Venice, Italy
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Travel films

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  • Moving images
  • Records in electronic form (digitized)

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  • Source of title proper: Title supplied by the archivist based on the contents of the series.

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  • [ca. 195-?] - [197-?] (Creation)

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Physical description

Analogue originals:
47 moving images ; Super 8 film, 8mm film, 16mm film

Digitized copies:
47 moving images (1202.8 GB) : mkv (preservation copy), mp4 (access copy), mov (access copy)

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Name of creator

(14 June 1924 - 20 May 2009)

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Scope and content

Series consists of analogue and digitized films created by Erickson during his travels to Afghanistan, Cambodia, China, Ethiopia, Greece, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Nepal, Pakistan, and Tanzania. Subjects include local inhabitants, architecture, and wildlife.

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Films were arranged by the archivist according to film gauge (Super 8, 8mm, then 16mm), then according to the listing provided by the Erickson family estate.

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  • English

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While the analog originals have been retained by SFU Archives, item access is provided through digital surrogates due to the fragility of the analogue material. Digitized item access is open with no restrictions.

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The series contains copyright-protected materials that are available under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial license (CC BY-NC); contact the reference archivist for more information.

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Analogue moving images include 47 film reels in Super 8, 8mm and 16mm formats.

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June 2022: arrangement and description of first accrual completed (Dayna Fleming). April 2023: arrangement and description of second accrual completed (Dayna Fleming).

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