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PMA 1139: Broad Comedy: Funny Women and their Fans (Fall 2017): Primary

A library research guide for Seth Soulstein's PMA 1139 class.

Streaming Video Resources

The Library licenses access to streaming videos from a number of vendors. This list provides links to and descriptions of video and film collections available to the Cornell community, as well as some resources available to the general public.

Print Primary Sources

The databases below contain digitized resources that contain historical publications -- magazines, newspapers, etc. that include material on film, television, and other facets of mass culture.

Division of Rare & Manuscript Collections

Housed on the lowest level of Kroch Library, the Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections is open for research Monday-Friday, 10:30am-4:30pm, and on some Saturday afternoons. Please consult their web site for specific hours. This is Cornell's largest collection of archival and rare book materials. While books are listed in the library catalog, archival collections are described at the collection (rather than at the item) level, and many have further details on collection contents and arrangement listed on finding guides. Notable collections are described here.

Researchers must register to use the Rare collections. To register: Fill out this online form, then bring a photo ID to the RMC Reference Desk when you come in to do your research.