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Guide to the Sam Tagatac collection CEMA 107
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  • Acquisition Information
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  • Scope and Content

  • Title: Sam Tagatac collection
    Identifier/Call Number: CEMA 107
    Contributing Institution: UC Santa Barbara Library, Department of Special Collections
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 2.5 linear feet (144 reels of film, 16 reels of audio)
    Date (inclusive): 1969-1980s
    Abstract: This collection contains films of Filipino-American filmmaker Sam Tagatac documenting Filipino culture in California, including "Manila Town" in San Francisco and the I-Hotel. Tagatac is a poet, writer, and artist living in Billings, Montana.
    Physical Location: Performing Arts
    Language of Materials: The collection is in English.
    creator: Tagatac, Sam

    Access Restrictions

    The collection is open for research.

    Use Restrictions

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of Item], Sam Tagatac collection, CEMA 107. Department of Special Research Collections, UC Santa Barbara Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information

    Donated by Sam Tagatac on March 1, 2007.

    Processing Information

    Processed by Callie Bowdish and Lauren Cain, 2014. Revised by Mari Khasmanyan, 2015.

    Scope and Content

    This collection contains two series.
    Series I. Films consists of 144 reels. The video content includes footage of Filipino American culture in San Francisco in the late 1960's and early 1970's.
    Series II. Audio consists of 16 reels.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Filipino Americans--California
    Filipino Americans--California--San Francisco Bay Area