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Indian cinema booklets collection
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  • Language of Material: Multiple languages
    Contributing Institution: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Title: Indian cinema booklets collection
    source: Chatterjee, Amit
    Identifier/Call Number: M2726
    Physical Description: 2 Linear Feet (Two manuscript boxes, one half manuscript box, and one flat box)
    Date (inclusive): 1937-2017

    Scope and Contents

    This collection consists of 210 booklets for Indian cinema. The booklets are almost entirely from Bengali cinema but there are a few Hindi, Gujarati, Marathi, Bhojpuri, and Punjabi booklets. The booklets contain cover illustrations, photographs, cast and credits, song lyrics, plot narration and advertisements. The booklets are arranged chronologically and alphabetically by title. The director of each film is listed. The booklets are from 1937 to 2017 with the majority from 1940s to 1960s.

    Conditions Governing Access

    The collection is open for research except restricted materials which are closed until the date noted at the file level. Note that material is stored off-site and must be requested at least 36 hours in advance of intended use. Audiovisual materials are not available in original format, and must be reformatted to a digital use copy.

    Conditions Governing Use

    While Special Collections is the owner of the physical and digital items, permission to examine collection materials is not an authorization to publish. These materials are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. Any transmission or reproduction beyond that allowed by fair use requires permission from the owners of rights, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/spc/using-collections/permission-publish

    Preferred Citation

    [identification of item], Indian cinema booklets collection (M2726). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Chatterjee, Amit