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Beldner (Lynn) Punk Music Photograph Collection
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  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: Archive of Recorded Sound
    Title: Lynn Beldner Punk Music Photograph Collection
    Creator: Beldner, Lynn
    Identifier/Call Number: ARS.0213
    Physical Description: 2 box(es)
    Date (inclusive): 1980-1984


    Open for research; material must be requested at least two business days in advance of intended use. Contact the Archive of Recorded Sound for assistance.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    The Lynn Beldner Punk Music Photograph Collection was acquired by the Stanford Archive of Recorded Sound from Lynn Beldner in 2019.


    This collection is organized into two series: Photographs and Ephemera.

    Biographical / Historical

    Lynn Beldner is an American photographer and visual artist.
    Beldner holds a degree from the San Francisco Art Institute and has exhibited her works at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; the Riverside Art Museum, California; the Jewish Museum, San Francisco and the San Jose Museum of Art, California. She has received the James Phelan Award from the San Francisco Art Institute, the Public Glass Residency and Paulson Bott Residency.

    Cite as

    Lynn Beldner Punk Music Photograph Collection (ARS.0213). Stanford Archive of Recorded Sound, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, CA.

    Scope and Contents

    This collection contains photographs and ephemera amassed by photographer Lynn Beldner pertaining to the Punk and New Wave music scenes in the San Francisco area, dating from 1980-1984. Comprised primarily of music perfomances, artists covered include Iggy Pop, Dead Kennedys, Plasmatics, U2, Lou Reed, The Ramones, Laurie Anderson, The Tubes and Bay Area bands The Pseudos, The Bruces, Crucifix, Whipping Box and No Sisters.
    Also included are 3 x 5 inch postcard prints from Belder's first gallery exhibit at the Freightdoor Gallery.


    All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head Librarian, Archive of Recorded Sound, Braun Music Center, Stanford, California 94305. Consent is given on behalf of the Archive of Recorded Sound as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Punk rock music
    photography, group pictures, portraits
    Music -- Performance -- California -- San Francisco