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Motion picture stills, promotional material, and ephemera

Identifier: 11-MWalB02716

Scope and Contents

The bulk of this collection is comprised of motion picture stills and promotional material from 1935 to 1964. The Promotional material consists of articles and newspaper clippings, photographs, advertisements, programs and brochures from various motion picture studios. The collection also contains film and theater material from the 19th and early 20th centuries, including performance photographs and cards (many of them signed), cigarette cards, and theater scrapbooks. The collection is unprocessed. A preliminary inventory is available in Special Collections.


  • circa. 1888-1964

Conditions Governing Access

Access to the collection is in accordance with the policies of the Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections Department, Brandeis University. Please contact the department for more information.

Conditions Governing Use

Requests to reproduce or publish material from the collection should be directed to the Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections Department, Brandeis University.


6 Linear Feet (6 record center boxes)

Language of Materials


Language of description
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Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Brandeis University Repository

415 South St.
Waltham MA

About Us

The Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections Department at Brandeis University consists of two collecting units, the University Archives and Special Collections. University Archives documents the history and development of Brandeis University and its faculty, staff, students, and alumni. Special Collections features a broad array of unique primary source materials across a wide range of disciplines that support research, teaching and learning at Brandeis. Learn more about our collections