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CI 321 Mainely Cinema: Film and the Archive

Spring 2018

Film Archives & Digital Collections

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences


Anthology Film Archives


Black Film Center/Archive


European Film Gateway


FIAF - International Federation of Film Archives


Film Archives Online


Gallica, the digital library of the Bibliothèque Nationale de France


George Eastman House


Internet Archive – Moving Image


Library of Congress - Moving Image Research Center


Media History Digital Library – Lantern


MoMA Film, Museum of Modern Art (New York, New York)


Museum of the Moving Image Source Archives List – US


Pacific Film Archive –Cinefiles


UCLA Film and Television Archive

Research Resources

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Maine Archives

Northeast Historic Film

Maine Memory Network

Maine Historical Society

Maine Archives & Museums


Bangor Historical Society

Colby / Waterville Specific

Colby Echo


Colby Alumnus

Colby Magazine

Eastern Mail (1847-1863)

Waterville Mail (1863-1906)

Waterville Morning Sentinel after this is available on microfilm in the library.

Online Projects

Early Cinema in Scotland


Scottish Cinemas and Theatres Project


The London Project


History of Moviegoing, Exhibition & Reception Project


Britain on Film


Prelinger archives


London Silent Cinema


Library of Congress National Film Preservation Board


Chicago Film Archives:


Archives of Appalachia:


Going to the Show (North Carolina):


Cinema Context (early Dutch):


Mapping the city in film:


858 archive

Other Databases

You can often check a box that limits your search to peer-reviewed or academic journals.

Scholarly/Academic Journals

  • report original research in a specific discipline
  • use in-text citations and bibliographies
  • typically contain peer-reviewed articles

Other Library Guides

Film Archives Journals


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Laine Thielstrom
Phone: (207) 859-5140
Office: Miller 107A

I'm available for individual or group research consultations. Just email me your best dates/times.

Or drop by during my office hours.
Spring 2018 Office Hours:
Tuesdays: 1-2:30pm
Wednesdays: 1-2:30pm
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