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University has largest Indian comics collection in North America

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By Stephanie Kim

March 16, 2015

Resting on the shelves in the basement of the Undergraduate Library is a collection unique to the country: the largest collection of Indian comics in North America. “Nobody else in the country has a collection like this,” said Mara Thacker, librarian and professor in South Asian studies. “People mig...