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Social Issues Zine Collection

Identifier: MsC1216

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Scope and Contents

The Social Issues Zine Collection is made up of zines relating to social elements, issues, and movements that have become prominent fixtures in society. Topics such as feminism, Black identity,


  • Creation: Majority of material found within 2011-2020

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright status for collection materials may be unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility and potential liability based on copyright infringement for any use rests exclusively and solely with the user. Users must properly acknowledge University of Iowa Libraries Special Collections & Archives as the source of the material. For further information, visit


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Language of Materials



In 2020, these BIPOC, LGBTQA+, Feminist, Health, and other social issues zines were purchased from Quimby’s in Chicago. They have been kept together as a collection for instruction and research.

Jenna Silver
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Repository Details

Part of the University of Iowa Special Collections Repository

Special Collections Department
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City IA 52242 IaU
319-335-5900 (Fax)