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George M. Cochran digital moving image collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RITArc-0671

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of five films produced or directed by the donor, and a sampling of business cards from his business. Two of the five films in the collection relate directly to the history of RIT and Cochran's time at the school. Below is a list of the film titles and dates.

  • Digital Reel, undated

  • Four out of Fifty, undated

  • Independent Movie Cinema, circa 2014

  • Just Call me Charlie, 2006

  • Varietas, 2008

  • Dates

    • Creation: 1960-2014
    • Creation: Majority of material found within 2006 - 2014


    Conditions Governing Access

    This collection is open to researchers.

    Biographical / Historical

    George M. Cochran graduated from RIT in the School of Photographic Arts and Sciences (SPAS) in 1964. He is the owner of Cochran Enterprises, a product marketing and visual media company. Mr. Cochran studied with Ralph Hattersley, Minor White, Drs. Leslie Strobel, Richard Zakia and CB Neblett. He later became a contributing editor with, Drs. Strobel and Zakia, for their photographic dictionary The Encyclopedia of Photography and Film,


    1 Box(es) (One small box plus two disk images in Digital-Donated. Also one flashdrive containing 7 tifs & jpgs, 2 word docs, 1 pdf - contents were removed and placed in folder in Digital Donated.)




    The George M. Cochran digital moving image collection consists of several films and business cards from Cochran's film and marketing companies. Cochran was a student at RIT in the School of Photographic Arts and Sciences in the early 1960's. The films are housed on optical discs (CD-ROM/DVD).


    The collection is divided into two series: Films and Promotional Materials.

    Physical Location

    C.S. South, Shelf 714

    Digital files are located in Archives/Digital Donated

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    The collection was donated to RIT in April 2017 by George M. Cochran.

    Accession number(s): 2017:022

    Processing Information

    Finding aid created by Ella von Holtum in May 2017.

    George M. Cochran digital moving image collection
    RIT Archives
    Ella von Holtum
    17 May 2017
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    Repository Details

    Part of the RIT Archives Repository

    Rochester NY 14623 USA