Rare Book & Manuscript Library

Paul Rotha letters, 1930-1953

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1092
Bib ID 4079284 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Rotha, Paul, 1907-1984
Title Paul Rotha letters, 1930-1953
Physical Description 1 box (1 box)
Language(s) English .

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Arranged in chronological order.



A series of letters from Rotha to his wife, containing personal and professional observations during his early career in England and in New York. Also, one letter from Rotha to Peter Hunt.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Paul Rotha letters; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 09/--/89.

Revision Description

2010-02-24 Legacy finding aid created from Pro Cite.

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Heading "CUL Archives:"
"CUL Collections:"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
Authors Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Documentary films Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hunt, Peter Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Journalists Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Motion picture industry -- England Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Motion picture industry -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Motion picture producers and directors Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Film director, producer, author of works on the history of films, journalist, pioneer in documentary films.