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Zine Collection

Identifier: MS-0284

Scope and Contents

The Zine Collection was established with the first donation to LaBudde Special Collections in December 2015, after the Kansas City Zine Convention 2015. Comprising multiple individually-named series, the Zine Collection contains hundreds of magazines representing local and national underground/DIY culture, dating 1970s-2020s.


  • 1970s - 2020s

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright status varies depending on donor and creator. Please contact for more information on individual titles.


34.1 Linear Feet

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LaBudde: Dr. Anthony LaBat (Brinkerhoff, Diva Haus, General, KCZC, Kauffman, Zine Con 1-3 and 8), Jessica Sapien (Zine Con 7, Wilson), Mariah Goulet (Brown, Zine Con 5) Dillon Henry (Zine Con 4), Anh Vo (MacDonald); LaBudde Supervising Archivists: Stuart Hinds (Brinkerhoff, Brown, Diva Haus, Zine Cons 1-3), Lindsay Schettler (Zine Cons 4-5), Lindy Smith (Brown, Zine Cons 6-8), Anthony LaBat (General Zines, Brown addenda, MacDonald). Zine Collection Consolidated in 2022 by Jessica Sapien and Anthony LaBat.
January 2016 (Kauffman), March 2016 (KC Zine Collective, Brinkerhoff), April 2016 (KC Zine Con 2015), June 2017 (Diva Haus), 2021 (KC Zine Cons 2016-2018), 2022 (KC Zine Cons 2019, 2021, 2022), 2023 (KC Zine Con 2023, Wilson, General Zines, Brown).
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Repository Details

Part of the University of Missouri-Kansas City Special Collections and Archives Repository