4.5. cubic feet.
Flyers, posters, magazines, files, and 'zines relating to American punk and post-punk music and culture in the 1980s and 1990s assembled or created by Aaron Cometbus. The collection documents a broad cross-section of punk band performances and activities, particularly in the 1980s and 1990s, including his own activities as a writer and musician. The archive includes several issues of his influential zine Cometbus, along with manuscripts or paste-ups for them. Cometbus includes band interviews, personal observations, artwork, and reflections on punk subculture in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond.
Aaron Elliott, better known as Aaron Cometbus, is an American drummer, lyricist, self-described "punk anthropologist," novelist, and author of punk zine Cometbus.
By appointment pending completion of processing.
Aaron Cometbus Punk and Underground Press Collection, #8107. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.