Media Library Film Camera Collection, 1939-1984Add to your cart.View associated digital content.

By Diane Robson

Collection Overview

Title: Media Library Film Camera Collection, 1939-1984Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
ID: 05/ 001
Extent: 10.0 Items


The Media Library Film Camera Collection contains several still and motion picture cameras as well as audio devices.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Audio and visual items from 1939-1984.

Subject/Index Terms

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Box and Folder Listing

  • Item 1: Revere 8 (Model B-61) in case with accessories, 1953Add to your cart.

    Revere 8 (Model B-61) wind-up 8mm movie camera & bakelite case (1953) with Elgeet plastic lense cap in leather Diamond Gadg-it bag (C926).

    Bag contains: lens brush, Steinheil Munchen Casser lense (1:2:8/36mm VL Nr. 856826 in metal case, lense hood, EdnaLite filter manual, Ednalite filter, leather filter case, Revere Owner's Instruction Manual, registration card with serial no. T-35402 (3/7/53), 8mm magazine box, Kodachrome 40 color movie film (daylight/25 ft/KM 460/$7.25), 8mm magazine (with film) Kodachrome 40 color movie film (Type A for movie light/25 ft/KMA 460), handwritten notes, Kodachrome film guide, Cassar 1 envelope (empty), Meter guide (typed).

    Subject/Index Terms:
    • Revere Camera
    • Cameras--Specimens.
    • Motion picture cameras
    • Photographic lenses
    • Photography--Films
  • Item 2: Argus Super Eight Camera (Model 814), 1966Add to your cart.

    Argus Super Eight Moving Image Camera (Model 814)

    Lens: Cintagon f:1.8 / F: 8.5-35 mm.; zooming ratio: 4.1x; focusing: manual, 5ft to infinity; zooming: auto and manual. Viewfinder: single-lens reflex with adjustable eyepiece. Film speed: auto for 25/40 ASA only, 18, 32 fps. No sound. Weight: 1,300 g Dimensions: circa 70 x 130 x 190 mm

    Sylvania Sun Gun Movie Light (Model SG557) with electrical cord.

    Subject/Index Terms:
    • Motion picture cameras
    • Argus Camera
    • Argus Cameras Inc.
    • Cameras--Specimens.
    • Single-lens reflex cameras
  • Item 3: Keystone 8mm Camera (Capri K-25), 1946Add to your cart.

    Keystone 8mm Camera (Capri K-25) manufacturing no. 2065901.

    Lens: Elgeet 1/2" f:1.8. Requires 8mm sized films. Dimensions: 120 x 88 x 50 mm

    Physical notes: Slot for flash. Wear and peel on leather side plate.

    Subject/Index Terms:
    • Keystone Manufacturing Co.
    • Motion picture cameras
    • Cameras--Specimens.
  • Item 4: Kodak Brownie 8mm Turret f/1.9, 1958Add to your cart.

    Kodak Brownie 8mm Turret f/1.9 Moving Image Camera three lenses (9mm wide angle, 13mm standard, and 24mm telephoto lens).
    Subject/Index Terms:
    • Motion picture cameras
    • Kodak camera
    • Eastman Kodak Company
    • Cameras--Specimens.
    • Brownie Camera
  • Item 5: General Electric Exposure Meter (Model 8DW58Y4) in leather case., 1946Add to your cart.

    General Electric Exposure Meter (Model 8DW58Y4 no. B26934) in leather case. Meter etched with "TX 1514211". "For film or plates/Use exposure index /American Standard speed number."

    This meter can be used as a photo-exposure meter, as a darkroom meter and as a light meter. Dimensions: 95 mm x 57 mm.

    Subject/Index Terms:
    • Light meters
    • General Electric Company
  • Item 6: Graflex Miniature Speed Graphic Camera in case with accessories, 1939-1946Add to your cart.

    Graflex Miniature Speed Graphic Camera** in hard case with accessories.


    Sheet film holders 21/4 x 31/4 (1 model 2; 2 type 4;3 type 5)

    Weston Master III Universal Exposure meter, Model 737 in green leather case

    Flash cord (damaged)

    Kodak Series VI lens hood

    Kodak lens with yellow tint

    Ross Optical Lenses tissue (packet)

    Kodak Super Panchro Sheet Film Press type B 21/4 x 31/4 (25 sheets/exposed to light)

    Sylvania Flash Slide- A Guide (paper)

    Physical notes: Significant wear on case handles.

    **To open camera front door, push hidden button on top front of case.

    Subject/Index Terms:
    • Graflex camera
    • Photographic lenses
    • Photography--Films
    • Cameras--Specimens.
    • Light meters
  • Item 7: Kodak Brownie Hawkeye Camera, 1949 - 1961Add to your cart.View associated digital content.

    Brownie Hawkeye Camera Still camera with a simple meniscus lens that uses 620 box rollfilm. Moulded Bakelite body.
    Subject/Index Terms:
    • Kodak camera
    • Brownie Camera
    • Cameras--Specimens.
  • Item 8: Polaroid Color Pack II Land Camera, 1969Add to your cart.

    Polaroid Color Pack II Land Camera with strap. Still camera that uses <span class="description-content">100 series Packfilm. Instructions for use on back of camera. </span>

    Polaroid brand case.

    Subject/Index Terms:
    • Cameras--Specimens.
    • Polaroid Land camera
  • Item 9: ASI 330-A Film Strip Projector, unknownAdd to your cart.

    ASI 330-A Film Strip Projector (no. A-50084 / Chartreuse)

    8mm manual film strip projector.

    Physical notes: minor paint chipping.

    Subject/Index Terms:
    • Cameras--Specimens.
    • Projectors
  • Item 10: Sony Walkman Cassette Player, 1984Add to your cart.

    Sony Walkman WM-F8 AM/FM Stereo Cassette Player (Serial no. 85265) Requires headphones and 2 AA batteries.

    Physical notes: exterior wear; includes headphones(not original); missing carry strap.

    Subject/Index Terms:
    • Cassette tape recorders

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