Finding Aid for the Ethiopian Poster Collection LSC.1922

Finding aid prepared by Kelly Besser, 2021.
UCLA Library Special Collections
Online finding aid last updated 2021 January 5.
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575

Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
Title: Ethiopian poster collection
Identifier/Call Number: LSC.1922
Physical Description: 8 Linear Feet (8 boxes)
Date (inclusive): 1965-2010
Language of Material: Amharic , English , French , Italian , Arabic , Swahili .

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UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 6872223 

Scope and Contents

Collection consists of posters on topics covering politics, religion, popular music, general health education, HIV/AIDS, tourism, commercial advertisement, film and television, sports and culture. The posters are mostly in full color with texts featuring Amharic, English, French, Italian, Arabic and Swahili languages in 3 scripts: mainly in Ethiopic and roman, with some also in Arabic.