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COLLECTION Identifier: hfa00024

Harvard Film Archive Cinematheque Program Calendar and Periodical Collection

Overview

The Harvard Film Archive Cinematheque Collection consists of film program calendars from the Harvard Film Archive from 1984 until 2007. In addition, the collection consists of programming calendars from fifty different archives, cinematheques, and museums, as well as a small collection of film journals, festival programs, and newsletters from the period of approximately 1970-2006.

Dates

  • 1967-2007

Language of Materials

Majority of material is in English, with the exception of program calendars for the National Film Center (Tokyo, Japan) in Japanese, and an issue of the film journal, Parachute, in French.

Access Restrictions

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research. Materials may be requested for use in the Houghton Library reading room. Retrieval requires advance notice. Readers should check with Houghton Public Services staff to determine what material is offsite and retrieval policies and times.

Use Restrictions

Reproduction and/or publication of materials subject to copyright requires written permission from a) the copyright owner, his/her heirs or assigns and from b) the Fine Arts Library, owner of the original material.

Extent

11 linear feet (11 boxes)
The Harvard Film Archive Cinematheque Collection consists of film program calendars from the Harvard Film Archive from 1984 until 2007. (Complete calendar listings from 1999-present are accessible on the HFA's website.) The collection also includes programming calendars from fifty different archives, cinematheques, and museums collected by the HFA's programming office, representing film programming at American archives and festivals from the period of approximately 1970-2006 and also including a small selection from Canada, Japan, and the United Kingdom. A small collection of film journals, festival programs, and newsletters rounds out the collection.

The collected program calendars and periodicals, along with the run of HFA calendars available in print and online from 1984 to the present provide a breadth of information on not only the institutional history of the Harvard Film Archive, but of overall independent and archival screening and curation practices and themes at cultural institutions and festivals during this time period.

Arrangement

Organized into the following series:
  1. I. HFA Program Calendars
  2. II. Collected Program Calendars
  3. III. Periodicals and Program Notes

Acquisition Information

Materials in this collection were accumulated by the programming staff of the Harvard Film Archive from the mid-1970s to the early 2000s.

Processing Information

Encoded by: Rebecca Fraimow, 2012.
Link to catalog
Title
Harvard Film Archive Cinematheque Program Calendar and Periodical Collection
Status
in_progress
Author
Harvard Film Archive, Harvard College Library
EAD ID
hfa00024

Repository Details

Part of the Harvard Film Archive, Harvard Library, Harvard University Repository

Contact:
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