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Anthony Rayson zine collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS0050

Description of the Collection

This collection consists of Anthony Rayson's personal zines, prisoners' artwork and zines, and political writings about anarchist, feminist, punk, queer and anti-racist subjects.

Dates

  • 1970-2015

Language of Materials

In English

Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

History

Anthony Rayson (b. 1954) is a writer, political activist, and self-described anarchist. He authors the zine Thought Bombs, contributes to numerous other zines, and assists incarcerated people with the publication and distribution of their own zines. He operates South Chicago ABC Zine Distro, a distribution network for zines to both individuals and prisons.

Extent

10 LF (29 boxes)

Overview

This collection consists of Anthony Rayson's personal zines, prisoners' artwork and zines, and political writings about anarchist, feminist, punk, queer and anti-racist subjects.

Arrangement of the Collection

This collection is organized into six series: 1. Personal; 2. Prison; 3. Social/Political; 4. February 2013 Addition; 5. November 2014 Addition; 6. December 2015 Addition. Files are arranged alphabetically within series, by title, subject, state, etc., depending on the content of the series.

Physical Location

4/4/I

Accession Information

Accession 2008.04; 2013.002; 2014.142; 2015.128

Processing Information

M. McCoy 2008; J. Mann 2016
Title
Guide to Anthony Rayson zine collection
Author
M. McCoy 2008; J. Mann 2016
Date
2017
Language of description
Finding Aid Written In English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

Contact:
DePaul University Library
2350 N. Kenmore Ave.
Chicago Illinois 60614
773-325-7862