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Special Collections

The area of this website is reserved for a variety of special materials, including
  • Assorted Ephemera: A thumbnail gallery of posters, flyers, art work, and other unclassifiable materials relevant to Lester Bangs.
  • Lester To a Tee—A Life in T-Shirts: an in-depth look at Lester Bangs's t-shirts captured in photos, videos and anecdotes.
  • Lester in Letters: a collection of letters, poems, journals, and other creative musings written by Lester Bangs while he was living in El Cajon, California in 1963.
  • Picture Gallery: a collection of selected images.
  • Sleeve Notes: Transcriptions of selected album and program sleeve notes; citations for transcriptions of Bangs album notes available elsewhere. 


Lester Bangs's record collection, NYC, 1980

Lester Bangs poses with his treasured record collection in his NYC apartment.  Photo credit: Christina Patosk, 1980.

This Archive is not a commercial website, and does not sell, trade, consign, offer or honor requests for the images on these pages nor the items depicted in them.
Last Updated: 08/20/2016
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