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Maggie Nowakowska Collection of Star Wars Fan Material

Identifier: MsC0929

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Scope and Contents

This collection is notable for containing unique production materials related to the ThousandWorlds and JediStarDarkFalconKnight Star Wars fanzines, which were produced by Nowakowska herself. Original artwork, correspondence, and large proof and layout pages are included. The collection also includes letters between Lucasfilm, Ltd. and fanzine editors in the early 1980s. These letters are examples of how copyright controversies have played out in fandom through the years.


  • Creation: 1973-1994


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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Production materials related to the ThousandWorlds and JediStarDarkFalconKnight Star Wars fanzines. Copyright correspondence bewteen LucasFilms Ltd. and fanzine editors.

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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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