SAMP Collections

Collection Guides

SAMP's microform and digital collections form a large pool of historical, political, linguistic, economic, and geographical data and primary source materials not available elsewhere. Many of the sets contain archival material or large collections of material that do not lend themselves to traditional analytic cataloging. Many of these sets have Collection Guides to help scholars locate specific material of interest to their research.

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Holdings List

A comprehensive Holdings List of SAMP material is also available.  The Holdings List is organized by country of publication.

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Current SAMP Projects

Researchers who are interested in SAMP's current activities may check the list of Current SAMP Projects, which lists those projects recently funded by SAMP, but not yet complete.

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Guidelines for Proposing a New Project

New materials are added to the SAMP collection on an ongoing basis.  Funding proposals for acquisitions and new projects are considered each year at SAMP's annual meeting.  Proposals to preserve or acquire research material in microfilm, digital or other format are welcomed by SAMP.  Guidelines for proposing a SAMP project will assist members in crafting successful proposals.

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Featured: Kaiser-I-Hind

Founded in 1882 in Bombay, Kaiser-I-Hind was the voice of the fledgling Indian National Congress and the Parsi community in the 19th and 20th centuries and is now available in the World Newspaper Archive’s new South Asian module.