"Film made for the Cornell Centennial Campaign showing campus life and students. The Glee Club is heard singing the alma mater over the titles and end credits. Includes Cornell Trustee Austin “Kip” Kiplinger Class of 1939 discussing the campus. Also a conversation between Kiplinger and Professor of English William Rea Keast about the Centennial Campaign and what the campus needs. In another segment Kiplinger talks with student Emmett “Mac” MacCorkle III Class of 1964 about the WVBR program Campus Closeups. A conversation about Cornell’s present and future, the $40-$50 million campaign, and alumni with those involved in the Cornell Centennial Arthur H. Dean Class of 1919, chairman of the centennial campaign Jansen Noyes Class of 1939, and President James Perkins.
Footage includes course registration in Barton Hall, move in day and dormitories, graduate students at Hasbrook Apartments, Collegetown, nuclear reactor at Ward Center for Nuclear Studies, computer in Rand Hall, Olin Library circulation desk, student government board meeting (likely showing Paul Friedman, Lenni Weitzman, Althea May, Jason Gettinger, Peter Bloom, Judy Miler, Andy Potash, Burt Weiss, Martin Whyte), Cornell Big Red Marching band sousaphones far right is James Martindale Classs of 1966, third from right is Brian Earle Class of 1967, Schoellkopf field football game, probably Cornell vs Colgate September 28, 1963, including Pete Gogolak Class of 1964, #44 kicking and captain Gary Wood, Class of 1964, #19 running for a touchdown, commencement academic procession.
Other individuals who are shown include Professor of plant breeding Adrian M. Srb, Professor of architecture Jack L. Squier showing student work in what is now the Sculpture Garden of the Cornell Botanic Gardens, Professor of music Karel Husa, Professor of art Martie W. Young, Professor of civil engineering Gordon P. Fisher, Professor of zoology Samuel L. Leonard discussing diabetic rats, also an address to freshman engineers by Dean Andrew J. Schultz Jr..
Footage of exteriors of many campus buildings, including Lynah Rink, the new at the time Olin Library and the Engineering quad.