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Germination of Spores of Bacteria, 1932

 Item — Box: 3

Scope and Contents

Silent, black and white film shows strains of bacillus subtilis and bacillus cereus grow and multiply. Intertitles provide some explanation to the viewer.

Photos by S. Bayne-Jones (Stanhope Bayne-Jones).

Bacillus subtilis Cohn [presumably Ferdinand Cohn] secured by H.J. Conn [presumably Harold J. Conn]. From A. Mayer [presumably Adolf Mayer], Marburg (Germination equatorial). Michigan culture secured by Novy [presumably Frederick George Novy] from Koch [presumably (Heinrich Hermann) Robert Koch], Berlin 1888. Bacillus cereus Frankland H.J. Conn's culture (Germination polar).


  • 1932


Conditions Governing Access

Open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

No restrictions.


1 Reels : 02:28 minutes, black & white, silent, acetate base ; 16mm, 78 ft.

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

See accession record 2020-18-117.

Processing Information

Creation date found in: US National Commission for UNESCO. Panel on Educational Films. United States educational, scientific and cultural motion pictures and filmstrips suitable and available for use abroad. Washington, DC: Dept. of State, July 1952. Available on

Library Details

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