Scope and Contents
The Deidre Johnson Media Fandom Materials has a collecting emphasis on the television series Battlestar Galactica. Material formats include books, magazines, fanzines, comic books, catalogs, clippings, scripts, and merchandise.
Serving as a testament to fan enthusiasm is the fact that some of these materials were fan-produced for marketing, in addition to mass-produced merchandise. Fan-produced materials are indicated as such in the box list of this guide.
The Deidre Johnson collection includes 9 linear feet of books which are housed in the Special Collections x-collection. These books are searchable in the University of Iowa Libraries catalog through the collection name or the identifying collection number, MsC 0960.
These books are primarily paperbacks about specific TV programs. In alphabetical order, these are A-Team, Angel, Babylon 5, Bannacek, Battlestar Galactica, Ben Casey, Blake's 7, Cannon, CSI, Doctor Who, Eagle's Nest, Firefly, Girl from UNCLE, Hawaii Five-O, Kojak, Land of the Giants, Law and Order, Man from UNCLE, Mod Squad, Partridge Family, Quincy, Rat Patrol, Space: 1999, Star Trek, Star Wars, Starsky and Hutch, SWAT, V, Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, The Waltons, and War of the Worlds. Reference books about TV trivia, TV soap operas, and TV science fiction are also represented. An alphabetical author list of these books is in the related materials section.