Copper, Cheryl A Guide to the Cheryl Copper Collection of Bridge and Tunnel Films MG 141

A Guide to the Cheryl Copper Collection of Bridge and Tunnel Films MG 141


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Norfolk, VA 23529
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URL: https://www.odu.edu/library/special-collections

Steven Bookman, University Archivist

Repository
Community Collections
Identification
MG 141
Title
Cheryl Copper Collection of Bridge and Tunnel Films circa 1964-1985 Date acquired: 06/28/2017
URL:
Archon Finding Aid location
Quantity
4.00 Linear Feet
Quantity
13 film reels Reels
Creator
Copper, Cheryl
Language
English .

Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Use

Before publishing quotations or excerpts from any materials, permission must be obtained from Special Collections and University Archives, and the holder of the copyright, if not Old Dominion University Libraries.

Conditions Governing Access

Open to researchers without restrictions.

Custodial History

The film reels and VHS tape were found in a building by the new occupant and were given to Special Collections and University Archives by the donor.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Box [insert number], Folder [insert number and title], Cheryl Copper Collection of Bridge and Tunnel Films, Special Collections and University Archives, Old Dominion University Libraries.

Source of Acquisition

Gift of Cheryl Copper

Method of Acquisition

Acc. 2017.011 was donated to Special Collections and University Archives on 6/28/2017.

Processing Information

The collection was accessioned and minimally processed by Steven Bookman, University Archivist, in February 2020.


Scope and Contents

This collection consists of 12 film reels and one VHS tape related to the construction of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel, the Fort McHenry Tunnel in Baltimore, Maryland, the Coleman Bridge, and the Transbay Tube in San Fransicso, California. Most of the film reels are 16mm.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel (Va.)
  • Hampton Roads (Va.)--History--20th century
  • Tunnels--Virginia--Hampton Roads (Region)
  • film reels
  • videocassettes

Physical Access Requirements

The fragile condition of the material may limit handling.


Technical Access Requirements

Special Collections and University Archives does not have any playback equipment for the film reels.


Significant Places Associated With the Collection

  • Hampton Roads (Va.)--History--20th century

Container List

Moving Images reel: 1 Item 1
At Out Yard and In Channel at Lay Barge Film
1973 March
Scope and Contents

One 16mm film reel. Labeled "#6 Tube."

Preferred Citation

At Out Yard and In Channel at Lay Barge Film, 1973 March, Cheryl Copper Collection of Bridge and Tunnel Films, Special Collections and University Archives, Old Dominion University Libraries.

Moving Images reel: 2 Item 2
Fort McHenry Tunnel, Print 3
circa 1980-1985
Scope and Contents

One 1200 ft., 16mm film reel. Labeled "VII."

Preferred Citation

Fort McHenry Tunnel Print 3, circa 1980-1985, Cheryl Copper Collection of Bridge and Tunnel Films, Special Collections and University Archives, Old Dominion University Libraries.

Moving Images reel: 3 Item 3
Fort McHenry Tunnel, Print 2
circa 1980-1985
Scope and Contents

One 1200 ft., 16mm film reel. Labeled "VIII."

Preferred Citation

Fort McHenry Tunnel, Print 2, circa 1980-1985, Cheryl Copper Collection of Bridge and Tunnel Films, Special Collections and University Archives, Old Dominion University Libraries.

Moving Images reel: 4 Item 4
Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel, Print 5--Spare
circa 1964
Scope and Contents

One 16mm film reel labeled "Tidewater-Merritt, Raymond-Kiewit, print #5 - spare, III"

Preferred Citation

Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel, Print 5--Spare, circa 1964, Cheryl Copper Collection of Bridge and Tunnel Films, Special Collections and University Archives, Old Dominion University Libraries.

Moving Images case: 1 Item 5
VHS Tape of Coleman Bridge Project
undated
Preferred Citation

VHS Tape of Coleman Bridge Project, undated, Cheryl Copper Collection of Bridge and Tunnel Films, Special Collections and University Archives, Old Dominion University Libraries.

Moving Images reel: 5 Item 6
Fort McHenry--Sherwood Liles
undated
Scope and Contents

One 1200 ft., 16mm film reel.

Preferred Citation

Fort McHenry--Sherwood Liles, undated, Cheryl Copper Collection of Bridge and Tunnel Films, Special Collections and University Archives, Old Dominion University Libraries.

Moving Images reel: 6 Item 7
Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel Construction
circa 1964
Scope and Contents

One 1200 ft., 16mm film reel labeled "II-A."

Preferred Citation

CHesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel Construction, circa 1964, Cheryl Copper Collection of Bridge and Tunnel Films, Special Collections and University Archives, Old Dominion University Libraries.

Moving Images reel: 7 Item 8
Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel, Print 5
circa 1964
Scope and Contents

One 16mm film reel labeled "Tidewater-Merritt, Raymond-Kiewit, print #5"

Preferred Citation

Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel, Print 5, circa 1964, Cheryl Copper Collection of Bridge and Tunnel Films, Special Collections and University Archives, Old Dominion University Libraries.

Moving Images reel: 8 Item 9
Trans-Bay Tube--Tidewater Construction Company, Print 1
undated
Scope and Contents

One 16mm film reel labeled "V."

Preferred Citation

Trans-Bay Tube--Tidewater Construction Company, Print 1, undated, Cheryl Copper Collection of Bridge and Tunnel Films, Special Collections and University Archives, Old Dominion University Libraries.

Moving Images reel: 9 Item 10
Trans-Bay Tube--Tidewater Construction Company
undated
Scope and Contents

One 16mm film reel, labeled "VI."

Preferred Citation

Trans-Bay Tube--Tidewater Construction Company, undated, Cheryl Copper Collection of Bridge and Tunnel Films, Special Collections and University Archives, Old Dominion University Libraries.

Moving Images reel: 10 Item 11
Trans-Bay Tube--Tidewater Construction Company
undated
Scope and Contents

One 16mm film reel, labeled "IV."

Preferred Citation

Trans-Bay Tube--Tidewater Construction Company, undated, Cheryl Copper Collection of Bridge and Tunnel Films, Special Collections and University Archives, Old Dominion University Libraries.

Moving Images reel: 11 Item 12
Bay Borings
undated
Scope and Contents

One 16mm film reel

Preferred Citation

Bay Borings, undated, Cheryl Copper Collection of Bridge and Tunnel Films, Special Collections and University Archives, Old Dominion University Libraries.

Moving Images reel: 12 Item 13
Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel Parts 1 and 2
circa 1964
Scope and Contents

One 16mm film reel, labeled "I."

Preferred Citation

Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel Parts 1 and 2, circa 1964, Cheryl Copper Collection of Bridge and Tunnel Films, Special Collections and University Archives, Old Dominion University Libraries.