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The Little Sandy Review Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Mss098

Scope and Content Note

The collection contains a complete set of thirty issues of The Little Sandy Review.


  • 1959-1965

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Restrictions on Access

The collection is open and available for use by researchers in the Andersen Library Reading Room.

Restrictions on Use

Copyright is retained by the copyright holder.

Historical Note

The Little Sandy Reviewwas a folk music fanzine published by Paul Nelson and Jon Pankake in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Launched in 1959, the zine was dedicated to reviewing folk music legends such as Woody Guthrie and Pete Seeger, as well as then newcomers like Bob Dylan, The New Lost City Ramblers, and Koerner, Ray, and Glover. Thirty issues of the zine were published in total before publication ceased in 1965.


1 box (0.5 linear feet)


Collection contains a complete set of issues of The Little Sandy Review.

Physical Location

Mezz (R67, D4, R3)


Collection was donated to the Upper Midwest Literary Archives by Jon and Marcia Pankake in 2010.

Related Material

ARelated collections at the University of Minnesota Libraries include: Al Haug/New Riverside Cafe Collection (PA122); Cedar Social Video Collection (PA109); Red House Records Collection (PA132); Minnesota Underground Music Archive (PA115).

Processing Information

The collection was processed and the finding aid written by Kathryn Hujda, 2015, with generous support from Creative Heritage Initiative Donors.

The Little Sandy Review Collection
Kathryn Hujda
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Collecting Area Details

Contact The Upper Midwest Literary Archives Collecting Area