Chip Rowe zine collection
Scope and Contents
The collection includes research materials Rowe created or gathered for The Book of Zines: Readings from the Fringe. The collection includes zines, correspondence, and questionnaires sent to zine creators asking them to document what inspired them to launch their zine, why publish, tips for aspiring zinesters, and to list their favorite zines.
- Majority of material found within 1996-1998
- Rowe, Chip (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research use.
Biographical / Historical
According to the blurb on the back cover of Chip Rowe's book, The Book of Zines: Readings from the Fringe, Rowe is the creator of the zine Chip's Closet Cleaner and This is the Spinal Tap Zine. According to LinkedIn, Rowe studied journalism at Northwestern University; was a Senior Editor at Playboy Magazine from 1994 to 2013; and in 2001, became President of cc Media, an editorial firm that produces websites and eBooks.
1 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
Language of Materials
The Chip Rowe zine collection is arranged alphabetically by zine title. File folders may include one or all of the following contents: the questionnaire sent by Rowe and the responses provided by the zine creator, the zine, and correspondence.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
R. Bartley 2005
- Anarchism in art--Archival resources Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
- Anarchist artists--Illinois--Archives Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
- Fan magazines--Archival resources Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
- Press and politics--Archival resources--United States Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
- Rowe, Chip
- Underground periodicals--Archival resources Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
- Underground press publications--Archival resources--United States Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
- Zines--Archival resources Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
- Guide to Chip Rowe zine collection
- R. Bartley 2005
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English