Queen Elizabeth II visits Scripps, February 26, 1983 [motion picture]


Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Office of the Director. Queen Elizabeth II visits Scripps, February 26, 1983 [motion picture]

Queen Elizabeth II visits Scripps, February 26, 1983 [motion picture]

The accession consists of a 12 minute color silent film of the visit of Queen Elizabeth II of England to the Scripps Institution of Oceanography of February 26, 1983. The film was made by Philip H. Rapp at the direction of William A. Nierenberg, director of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography. The film includes footage of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip touring the Physiological Research Laboratory. There is also footage of the Queen receiving a plaque from William A. Nierenberg and Melvin Peterson outside the Deep Sea Drilling Building on the campus of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography.

1 reel (12 min.) : si., color ; 16mm print.

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