Archives

Our research has brought us into contact with several special collections that are less well-known to the public and the scholarly community. We have posted some of them here in order to help others in the field locate these materials.

“The Bombay Poets’ Archive,” Cornell University

This bilingual archive in Marathi and English was created by Bronwen Bledsoe (Cornell) and Anjali Nerlekar (Rutgers) and contains little magazines from India and the United States, periodicals, newspaper clippings, and poets’ manuscripts and correspondence from the collections of Adil Jussawalla, Arvind Krishna Mehrotra, and Dilip Chitre.

Granth South Asia at the School of Cultural Texts and Records, Jadavpur University

The School of Cultural Texts and Records was set up at Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India in 2003 to consolidate the activities of the University across the broad field of archiving, digitization, bibliography, textual studies, editing and book history. Its activities extend to text, image and music archives, oral histories and audio-visual records. It has emerged as the pioneering centre of digital humanities and cultural informatics in India.