Film, Videotapes, and Sound Records

Records that document visual and/or aural documentation of Emory activities and events including intercollegiate athletics, students, faculty, and staff with significant relevance to either to Emory or individual unit's function and mission. These productions may have been created for recruitment and orientation, fund-raising, publicity, research, or teaching. File may include identified and unidentified videotapes; motion picture films; phonographic recordings (16, 33, 45, and 78 RPM formats); audio tapes (all formats); compact audio discs; and transcriptions when available. NOTE: Contingencies should be made for transferring information to a more stable medium or migration strategies.


Alumni and Public Relations


Communications and Public Affairs

Retention Period

Retain permanently if it contains historical documentation; Retain all other records until administrative usefulness is completed then dispose of.

Disposition Instructions

Confidential destruction is not required. Paper may be recycled and electronic records deleted.

Last Updated: December 31, 2008