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The Barbara Curtis Adachi Bunraku Collection at C.V. Starr East Asian Library

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Title

The Barbara Curtis Adachi Bunraku Collection at C.V. Starr East Asian Library

Subject

Columbia University
Bunraku

Description

The Barbara Curtis Adachi Collection, given to Columbia's C. V. Starr East Asian Library in 1991, is one of the most extensive collections in the world visually documenting this rich performance tradition. The collection represents four decades of close contact and respectful collaboration between Ms. Adachi and the Japanese National Bunraku Troupe, the leading performance group of Bunraku in the world, and documents the significant revival of Bunraku's popularity in the second half of the twentieth century.

Creator

Columbia University

Contributor

Adachi, Barbara C., 1924-2004
C.V. Starr East Asian Library (Columbia University)

Format

Slides

Additional Item Metadata

Spatial Coverage

Japan ( nation )

Temporal Coverage

1972 1987

Contribution Form

Online Submission

No

Collection Item Type Metadata

Local Project URL

http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/digital/collections/eastasian/bunraku/

Institution Type

Academic

Sample Item URL

http://nycdigital.org/nycbeta/archive/imgtmp/Columbia_Collection02.jpg