England's Dreaming: The Jon Savage Archive

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

This collection contains:

  • Music Magazines
  • Press Cuttings
  • Fanzines
  • Photographs
  • Interviews with leading figures of the Punk scene
  • Handbills
  • Posters
  • Fan Letters
  • Various items of promotional material for the Sex Pistols

Administrative / Biographical History

This eclectic collection, purchased from music journalist and cultural historian Jon Savage in 2002, documents the history of the Sex Pistols and the whole of the punk era. Jon Savage collected the material over many years, and used the collection extensively to write England's Dreaming: Sex Pistols and Punk Rock

Conditions Governing Access

Open for Consultation. Please contact 0151 231 3813 or Archives@ljmu.ac.uk to book an appointment. Further information available at www.ljmu.ac.uk/lea/77472.htm/

Acquisition Information

Purchased from Jon Savage in 2002.

Other Finding Aids

A box list is available on request.

Bibliography

England's Dreaming: Sex Pistols and Punk Rock was first published in 1991, and has been described as the definitive history of Punk. The majority of the source materials for this book are held within England's Dreaming: The Jon Savage Archive