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Dylan, Bob collection

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Physical Description

ca. 1200 items (in part copies) including 2 oversize.




This collection was purchased from an English dealer, Patrick J. Webster, Leeds, who did not identify the original collector.  

Scope and Content

Original manuscript of "The Red Rose and the Briar, A Commentary on 'Renaldo and Clara'" by Stewart Becker.  

"Renaldo and Clara" file including press releases, clippings and reviews.  

Articles by/about Alan J. Weberman, "Dylanologist" and "superfan".  

Excerpts from Weberman/Vinci concordance of Bob Dylan's songs.  

ca. 153 interviews with Bob Dylan which includes virtually all the English language interviews given by Dylan.  

ca. 54 book excerpts/journal articles about Dylan.  

Newspaper and magazine clippings about/reviews of/references to Dylan, ca. 1963 to 1980s, arranged by decade.  

Photographs removed from magazines including some color photographs from French and German magazines, 1966.  


The above materials are arranged in the order listed.  


This collection is filed by accession number with other manuscript collections.  

Related Materials

The collection also included 2 posters, which are filed in oversize biographical vertical file, and complete runs of the fanzines Rolling Thunder Supplement, The Wicked Messenger and Zimmerman Blues and a partial run of The Telegraph, which have been transferred to the serials collection.


Center for Popular Music, Middle Tennessee State University


Dylan, Bob, 1941-

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