Guide to the Jiddu Krishnamurti Papers

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Guide to the Jiddu Krishnamurti Papers 1935/1975

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Overview of the Collection

Collection Title: Jiddu Krishnamurti Papers
Dates: 1935-1975
Identification: MS-0009
Creator: Krishnamurti, J. (Jiddu), 1895-1986
Physical Description: 1.83 linear ft
Language of Materials: English
Repository: Special Collections & University Archives
5500 Campanile Dr. MC 8050
San Diego, CA, 92182-8050
URL: http://library.sdsu.edu/scua
Email: scref@rohan.sdsu.edu
Phone: 619-594-6791

Biographical Information:

Jiddu Krishnamurti was a spiritual lecturer and author who, at a teenager was hailed as the "coming Messiah" by the Theosophical Society. In his early 30s he renounced his role and spent the rest of his life traveling the world teaching his spiritual beliefs.

Access Terms

This collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Genre/Form of Material:

Personal Papers

Personal Name:

Krishnamurti, J. (Jiddu), 1895-1986

Topical Term:

Theosophy

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information:

Gift

Conditions Governing Use:

The copyright interests in these materials have not been transferred to San Diego State University. Copyright resides with the creators of materials contained in the collection or their heirs. The nature of historical archival and manuscript collections is such that copyright status may be difficult or even impossible to determine.  Requests for permission to publish must be submitted to the Head of Special Collections, San Diego State University, Library and Information Access. When granted, permission is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical item and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder(s), which must also be obtained in order to publish. Materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials.

Conditions Governing Access:

This collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation:

Identification of item, folder title, box number, Jiddu Krishnamurati Papers, Special Collections and University Archives, Library and Information Access, San Diego State University.

Related Materials:

Krishnamurti Collection in Special Collections
Information about related materials is available at http://libpac.sdsu.edu/search/X?(krishnamurti)&b=cdsc%20&s=&m=&l=&Da=&Db=&p=&SORT=D

Scope and Contents

The collection includes promotional material, photographs, correspondence, audiocassettes and albums, newspaper articles, and one video.

Detailed List of Contents

Box 1

VHS--Krishnamurti 1982

Box 1

Album: "Thought Breeds Fears," talk given at the Wimbledon Town Hall, England, 1969

Box 1

Album: "This Light in Oneself," talk given at the Congress Centrum, Amsterdam, 1968

Box 1

Album: "Mind in Meditation," talk given at Banglore, India, 1971

Box 1

Cassette: "Krishnamurti," Ojai, April 12-20, 1975

Box 1

"Brockwood Talks and Dialogues," Switzerland, 1975

Box 1

"A Religious Life, Holland, 1969

Box 1

"Thought Breeds Fear," London, 1969

Box 1

"Enlightenment," San Francisco, 1973

Box 1

"Talks," Switzerland, July 15-29, 1973

Box 1

"Relationship," Ojai, 1973

Box 1

"Dialogues 1 & 2," n.d.

Box 1

"Ojai Talks," April 8 & 9, 1972

Box 1

"Saanen Talks and Dialogues 1-7," n.d.

Box 2

Correspondence, promotional material, photographs, newspaper articles