Films on Mental Health provided by Bill Schnapp

Identity elements

Reference code

MS 238

Level of description

Collection

Title

Films on Mental Health provided by Bill Schnapp

Date(s)

  • 1998 (Creation)
  • 1958-1998 (Creation)
  • 1958 (Creation)

Extent

3 items; 410.2 MB

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Administrative history

Content and structure elements

Scope and content

Collection contains two media programs on mental health created by Julia Arnold Schnapp and Bill Schnapp. Program on VHS video cassette, "In Their Shoes" (1998) produced by the Mental Needs Council of Harris County. Program on 16mm film, "Help Wanted" (1958) produced by Mental Health Study Group of the Junior League of Houston. A paper script is available for the 1958 film.

“Help Wanted”, produced in the mid-1950s by the Junior League of Houston. League members Julia Schnapp, Sadie Cowin Blackburn, and Evelyn Houston were instrumental in the creation of this film. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tTa-ZBUKc4M&authuser=0

“In Their Shoes”, produced in 1997 by the Mental Health Needs Council. Bill Schnapp, PhD and Spencer Bayles, MD were instrumental in the creation of this film. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nwrYwgvjSL4&authuser=0

System of arrangement

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Conditions governing access

Open for research

Physical access

Materials in good condition. Slight smell of vinegar from 16mm.

Technical access

Equipment needed to view materials.

Conditions governing reproduction

Copyright restriction may apply

Languages of the material

  • English

Scripts of the material

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    Acquisition and appraisal elements

    Custodial history

    Deed-1

    Bill Schnapp wants films digitized and freely accessible online. CC-BY-NC-ND. Downloaded digital copies from YouTube that were posted by Schnapp. Used Tubeup to copy YouTube video files and metadata to Internet Archive library, https://archive.org/details/@mcgovernhrc. Downloaded Mpeg4 files and stored in Digital Collection Drive (DCD) Access_Files.

    Immediate source of acquisition

    Bill Schnapp brought 16mm film and 2 VHS cassettes to archive. Deed of Gifts signed by separate content owners.

    Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information

    Accruals

    Accruals may occur, including professional papers of Dr. William B. "Bill" Schnapp.

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    Specialized notes

    • Citation: Films on Mental Health provided by Bill Schnapp; MS 238; John P. McGovern Historical Collections and Research Center, Houston Academy of Medicine-Texas Medical Center Library. Please cite the box and folder numbers where appropriate.
    • Processing information: Used Tubeup to copy YouTube video files and metadata to Internet Archive library. Downloaded MPEG4 files and stored in Digital Collection Drive (DCD) Access Files.
    • Processing information: Digitized paper script for Help Wanted, 1958. Rehoused in acid-free folder and stored with Small Manuscript Collections (SMS).
    • Processing information: Inspected 16mm film, repairing splices if needed. Transferred to archival 3" core archival can with new leader at head and tail.
    • Processing information: Captured all information provided in the end credits of both films in a spreadsheet. Information available online and control folders.

    Alternative identifier(s)

    TARO

    00343

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    Sources used

    Archivist's note

    Digital processing by Sandra Yates, July 16, 2021.

    Archivist's note

    Description, physical processing, and paper digitization by Kelly Strickland, August 2021.

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