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Hamid Naficy Iranian and Middle Eastern Movie Posters Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 76/20/3

Scope and Contents

The collection has been digitized and can be viewed here: Hamid Naficy Iranian Movie Posters Collection. The Hamid Naficy Iranian Movie Posters Collection contains 251 posters, 249 of which have been digitized and cataloged individually. These posters document the social history of film in Iran and offer a unique visual representation of the political and social climate there between 1966 and 2014. The posters can be viewed by searching the Images Repository or the library’s online catalog.

Two posters advertising the Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art's exhibition "Salaam Cinema! 50 Years of Iranian Movie Posters," September 17-December 11, 2016, have not been digitized.

Dates

  • 1966 - 2016

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is stored at a remote campus location and requires 48 hours advance notice for retrieval. Please contact the McCormick Library at specialcollections@northwestern.edu or 847-491-3635 for more information or to schedule an appointment to view the collection.

Extent

251 items

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The Hamid Naficy Iranian and Middle Eastern Movie Posters Collection contains 251 posters, which have been digitized and cataloged individually. These posters document the social history of film in Iran and offer a unique visual representation of the political and social climate there between 1966 and 2014.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The Hamid Naficy Iranian and Middle Eastern Movie Posters Collection was donated to the University Archives by Hamid Naficy in 2014, 2015 and 2016, as accession numbers 14-193, 15-180, and 16-167.

Related Materials

See also Hamid Naficy (1944- ) Papers (series 20/81): https://findingaids.library.northwestern.edu/repositories/6/resources/1302. They provide a broader look at Naficy’s life and work, including files on his publications, teaching files, appearances and research, and numerous audiovisual materials.

Processing Information

Jill Waycie, 2018. Digitization completed by Nicole Finzer and the Repository and Digital Curation unit, 2017.
Title
Guide to the Hamid Naficy Iranian and Middle Eastern Movie Posters Collection
Author
Jill Waycie
Date
1/24/2018
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Northwestern University Archives Repository

Contact:
Deering Library, Level 3
1970 Campus Dr.
Evanston IL 60208-2300 US
847-491-3635