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Bergus Zine Collection

Identifier: MsC0834

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Scope and Contents

The Bergus Zine Collection consists primarily of zines relating to avant-garde, underground, and popular music. There are some scattered zines relating to social and political issues as well. In addition, a number of zines are comprised of poetry or short stories.


  • Creation: 1978-2011


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright restrictions may apply; please consult Special Collections staff for further information.


13.50 Linear Feet

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Zines collected by Nick and Laura Bergus documenting avant garde and popular music in the 1980s and 1990s.

Method of Acquisition

These papers were given to the University of Iowa Libraries by Nick and Laura Bergus in 2005. The collection was originally processed as part of the ATCA family of archival collections, but was removed from ATCA in July and August 2008.

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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
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