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Jiddu Krishnamurti Papers, 1935-1975 | Special Collections & University Archives

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Collection Overview

Title: Jiddu Krishnamurti Papers, 1935-1975Add to your cart.

Primary Creator: Krishnamurti, J. (Jiddu) (1895-1986)

Extent: 1.83 Linear Feet

Date Acquired: 00/00/1993

Subjects: Krishnamurti, J. (Jiddu), 1895-1986, Theosophy

Forms of Material: Personal Papers

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The collection includes promotional material, photographs, correspondence, audiocassettes and albums, newspaper articles, and one video.

Biographical Note

Jiddu Krishnamurti was a spiritual lecturer and author who, as a teenager was hailed as the "coming Messiah" by the Theosophical Society. In his early 30s he renounced his role and spent the rest of his life traveling the world teaching his spiritual beliefs.

Subject/Index Terms

Krishnamurti, J. (Jiddu), 1895-1986

Administrative Information

Repository: Special Collections & University Archives

Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions: The copyright interests in these materials have not been transferred to San Diego State University. Copyright resides with the creators of materials contained in the collection or their heirs. The nature of historical archival and manuscript collections is such that copyright status may be difficult or even impossible to determine.  Requests for permission to publish must be submitted to the Head of Special Collections, San Diego State University, Library and Information Access. When granted, permission is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical item and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder(s), which must also be obtained in order to publish. Materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials.

Acquisition Source: Andreas Brown

Acquisition Method: Gift

Related Materials: Krishnamurti Collection in Special Collections For more information please see

Preferred Citation: Identification of item, folder title, box number, Jiddu Krishnamurti Papers, Special Collections and University Archives, Library and Information Access, San Diego State University.

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