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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 3107

Ludlow-Santo Domingo Library comics collection

Comics featuring counter-culture and alternative lifestyle subjects consisting of American Underground comics, underground comics from other countries, alternative comics, superhero comics (many with drug-related storylines), and other comics.

Dates

  • 1940-2004

Language of Materials

English

Collection materials in English, French, Spanish, Dutch, and other languages.

Extent

7 linear feet (6 boxes)

Contains floppy comics including American Underground comics, superhero and adventure comics, many with drug-related stories, alternative, and other comics and comics from Europe, Canada, and other countries, some underground. Many comics have counter-culture and alternative lifestyle themes.

Arrangement

Arranged into the following series: I. American Underground comics ; II. Adventure, Superhero, European, and other comics ; III. Comics ephemera

Physical Location

b

Provenance:

Much of the collection is from the Fitz Hugh Ludlow Memorial Library.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

2015M-85. Deposited by Julio Mario Santo Domingo III; received: 2012 April.

Forms part of the Julio Mario Santo Domingo Collection.

Processing Information

Processed by: Susan Wyssen
Link to catalog
Title
Santo Domingo, Julio Mario, 1957-2009, collector. Ludlow-Santo Domingo Library comics collection, 1940-2004 (MS Am 3107): Guide. MS Am 3107
Status
completed
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
EAD ID
hou02784

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

Houghton Library is Harvard College's principal repository for rare books and manuscripts, literary and performing arts archives, and more. The library's holdings of primary source material are managed by an expert staff and shared with scholars, students and the public in the reading room.

Contact:
Harvard Yard
Harvard University
Cambridge MA 02138 USA
(617) 495-2440