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Ray Graves Sports Camp

Finding aid prepared by Carl Van Ness

University of Florida Smathers Libraries - Special and Area Studies Collections
October 2004

Descriptive Summary

Recording by: Graves, Samuel Ray.
Title: Ray Graves Sports Camp
Dates: ca.1968
Abstract: Promotional film for the Ray Graves Sports Camp.
Extent: 16mm film, color, w/sound. Duration: 00:10:07
Identification: Production Number 75

Scope and Content

Available in Beta SP and as an mpeg file.

This promotional film for the Ray Graves Sports Camp was shot at the camp's location at the Bolles School in Jacksonville, Florida. The camp was staffed by coaches of the Florida athletic teams. The film depicts boys practicing football, track, basketball and baseball. Steve Spurrier is highlighted along with track coach Jimmy Carnes. No date is given, but the fact that Spurrier is referred to as a quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers, as well as visual clues, suggest that the film was shot in the late 1960s.

Narrated by Ray Graves.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Ray Graves Sports Camp, Moving Image Collection, University of Florida Archives, Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.

Acquisition Information

Part of Earl Jernigan's Film Archives.

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