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The Hugo Keesing Collection on The Beatles


The Hugo Keesing Collection on The Beatles
Keesing, Hugo and Wouter (The Beatles)
Collection number:
7.00 linear feet
Bulk dates:
1963-1980, 1990-2000
Inclusive dates:
1963-2007, undated
Collection Area:
Special Collections in Performing Arts
Special Collections in Performing Arts, Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742. Contact the curator:

The Hugo Keesing Collection on the Beatles consists of books, serials, clippings, and memorabilia related to this band. Collected by Hugo A. Keesing, a professor at the University of Maryland and a popular culture scholar, the collection covers the period from the 1963 through the 2007, with the bulk between 1963 and 1980, and again from 1990-2000. The collection has been separated into five record groups including realia, ephemera, recordings, magazines, books, newspaper clippings, and other materials on the Beatles, from both during the band's active career and after the group disbanded.

Important Information for Users of the Collection


The collection is open for research use.

Preferred citation:

The Hugo Keesing Collection on The Beatles, Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries.

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Materials from this collection must be used in the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library's Irving and Margery Morgan Lowens Special Collections Room, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Contact the curator for an appointment:


This collection is PROCESSED.A full finding aid is available.