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A.j. Michel Zinester Ephemera Collection

Identifier: SC10-13

Collection Scope and Content Summary

This collection contains buttons with "Low Hug" printed on them, two pamphlets from when Michel presented "The Photocopied Self: Perzines, Self-Construction, and The Postmodern Identity Crisis" with Dr. Steve Bailey, a map from the second Brooklyn Zine Fest, and a program and t-shirt from the fourth Underground Publishing Conference.


  • 2002 - 2013



This collection has no restrictions.

Publication Rights

Permission to publish material from the collection must be requested from the Barnard Archives and Special Collections. The Barnard Archives and Special Collections approves permission to publish that which it physically owns; the responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Reproduction Restrictions

Photocopies or scans may be made for research purposes.


.01 Linear Feet (1 folder)


This collection contains buttons, pamphlets, a program and a t-shirt.

Collection Arrangement

This collection is arranged in the order in which it was received.

Physical Location

This collection is located in the Barnard Archives and Special Collections, Barnard Library. To use this collection, please contact the Barnard Archives and Special Collections at 212.854.4079 or

Acquisition Information

Donated to the Archives by A.j. Michel, 2017


No additions are expected.


Creator of Syndicate Product, A.j. Michel created the Low Hug , 12 Items or Less , and Speaking Phairly Revisted zines and compiled Laundry Basket: Tales of Washday Woe . They currently work as a production editor.

Processing History

This collection was processed and the finding aid written by Julia Sukhu in Januray 2018. Descriptive Rules Used: Finding aid adheres to that prescribed by Describing Archives: A Content Standard. Finding aid written in English.


Guide to the A.j. Michel Zinester Ephemera Collection
In Progress
Julia Sukhu
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description

Repository Details

Part of the Barnard Archives and Special Collections Repository

3009 Broadway
New York NY 10027 United States