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America donates books to the Leiden University

Week number 50-11

Newsreels in which Dutch subjects of a certain week are presented.

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During World War II the University leiden closed its doors. This caused a.o. a considerable arrears on scientific literature. Now, in 1950, the university receives scientific books by from America. SHOTS: - Library employees unpack the books; - in the senates room an American hands over the books; rector B.A. van Groningen accepts the books and gives a short word of thanks; - Van Groningen and other men rummage through the stacks of books.

Creator:
Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
Publication date:
14 March 1950
Length:
00:51

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Type:
video
Original format:
Film 
User:
Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
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