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Purpose of this Guide

This guide is a starting point for those interested in researching the Grateful Dead using the collections in BGSU's Music Library and Sound Recordings Archives (ML/BSSA). It is intended for scholars, students, and fans. In this guide you will find sound recordings, video recordings, print resources, fanzines, and web resources related to the Grateful Dead and the Dead Head subculture. All of the materials listed are accessible in the ML/BSSA's collection and each item is linked to the library's catalog. Be sure to note circulation status as not all materials circulate.

Winterland Arena - December 31, 1978

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This guide was created by John Cook, Kent State University Library Science graduate student, in fulfillment of his practicum requirements.