Browne Popular Culture Library

Marie Wakefield Star Trek Memorabilia Collection

Introduction | Biographical Sketch | Scope & Contents | Series Description | Inventory

Introduction

Since its premiere in 1966, Star Trek has become a worldwide phenomenon in twentieth century popular culture. What began as a science fiction television series, expanded into motion pictures, and eventually pervaded the commercial world with Star Trek memorabilia of all types. The Marie Wakefield Star Trek Memorabilia Collection encompasses a wide range of materials and will provide researchers and fans alike with a fun and varied set of Star Trek collectibles.

The collection was donated to the Popular Culture Library in March of 1998. The materials were initially sorted by type, and a preliminary inventory was completed. The final boxing, processing, and list of the the inventory was completed by Linda Babcock and Patty Falk. The collection is available for research, however, duplication of materials must comply with applicable copyright laws.