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The John Hay Library houses the University Library’s collections of rare books and manuscripts, the University Archives, and many special collections on a wide variety of topics. These are just a few of the videos in the Brown University Archives.


Kenerson Film #1:

Faculty profiles (1930s), football players and coaches, hockey, baseball, track, President Faunce, commencement


Kenerson Film #2:

Commencement (1929), stadium dedication and Yale game (1925), Recovery Act Parade (1933), light infantry flag presentation, freshmen week at Yawgoog, outing reservation, football, wrestling, engine lab, classrooms, basketball, tag football


Kenerson Film #3:

Commencement (1929), faculty, baseball, engineering school, lab tests, skiing, swimming, track, drama classes, faculty outing


Kenerson Film #4:

Commencement, Hegeman and Marston Hall dedication, flag rush, engineers, motion studies, faculty outing, tag football, photo and electrical labs, commencement (in color), basketball, art department, theater, observatory, rededication of University Hall (1940)

The Kenerson Films: 1920s - 1930s Brown University

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The John Hay Library houses the University Library’s collections of rare books and manuscripts, the University Archives, and many special collections on a wide variety of topics. These are just a few of the videos in the Brown University Archives.


Kenerson Film #1:

Faculty profiles (1930s), football players and coaches, hockey, baseball, track, President Faunce, commencement


Kenerson Film #2:

Commencement (1929), stadium dedication and Yale game (1925), Recovery Act Parade (1933), light infantry flag presentation, freshmen week at Yawgoog, outing reservation, football, wrestling, engine lab, classrooms, basketball, tag football


Kenerson Film #3:

Commencement (1929), faculty, baseball, engineering school, lab tests, skiing, swimming, track, drama classes, faculty outing


Kenerson Film #4:

Commencement, Hegeman and Marston Hall dedication, flag rush, engineers, motion studies, faculty outing, tag football, photo and electrical labs, commencement (in color), basketball, art department, theater, observatory, rededication of University Hall (1940)

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    Kenerson Film #1

    Kenerson Film #1

    • 53 min
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    Kenerson Film #2

    Kenerson Film #2

    • 52 min
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    Kenerson Film #3

    Kenerson Film #3

    • 51 min
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    Kenerson Film #4

    Kenerson Film #4

    • 2 min

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