Paul Bushmiller (b. 1959) is a copy cataloger in the Collection Strategies and Services division of the University of Maryland Libraries. During the period represented in this collection, Bushmiller was a student at the University of Maryland, as well as an assistant editor of Thrillseeker fanzine, and a disc jockey with UMD's student-run radio station, WMUC-FM. Bushmiller collected most of the fliers in this collection on the campus of the University of Maryland.
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6 Items (6 items of ephemera)
74 Items (73 punk fliers (plus two duplicates))
2.5 Linear Feet
The Paul Bushmiller collection on punk covers the years 1979 to 1992. The bulk of the fliers center on two periods from 1983-1984 and 1988-1990. The first series in the collection mainly consists of show fliers promoting upcoming concerts, advertisements for local performances produced by the bands themselves, along with some professional show posters. Most of the fliers in this collection were collected on the campus of the University of Maryland, College Park, many from the walls of WMUC’s FM studio. The second series consists of ephemera—such as concert set lists—mostly from the latter period.
Paul Bushmiller (b. 1959) is a copy cataloger in the Collection Strategies and Services division of the University of Maryland Libraries. During the period represented in this collection, Bushmiller served in the United States Navy, stationed at Fort Myer in Arlington, Virginia. He was also a student at the University of Maryland, an assistant editor of Thrillseeker fanzine, and a disc jockey with UMD's student-run radio station, WMUC-FM. He was later Music Director and, briefly, Program Director at WMUC.
This collection is organized into two series:
Gift of Paul M. Bushmiller, received October 2018.
Part of the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library