: See bottom of page for detailed information on citing personal correspondence in microfilm and microfilm in general.
The microfilm collections and the viewing/scanning equipment are located at Media Commons (3rd Floor, Robarts Library)
Before using, consult the accompanying guide(s), available at either Innis Library or the Media Commons. You'll need to provide Media Commons staff with:
Staff will retrieve the reel(s) requested and, if necessary, assist you with the operation of the equipment.
United States / Hollywood
J. Edgar Hoover and Radicalism in Hollywood Part 1: Communist Infiltration of the Motion Picture Industry.
Moving Picture World v.1(1907)-89 no.9(1927)
Variety (New York, N.Y.) v. 1(1905/06)+ (with some exceptions).
SEE: Microform: Microfilm & Microfiche (Yale U.)
“Microform” is the general term for documents reproduced in reduced size on transparent media such as microfilm (which comes in rolls) or microfiche (small sheets). Most sources you access as microforms will have originated as printed materials. Generally speaking, follow the directions for citing the original source (see below), but add the information necessary to access the source on microfilm or microfiche (see Yale U. link above). This may include a name for the microfilm service, volume number, year, and any letters or numbers identifying the specific film roll or fiche number.
from Purdue U. OWL
How do I cite letters, or email, (Personal Communication) in MLA? Letters fall under the MLA’s guidelines for personal communication, which are as follows:
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