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Piotr 'Pietia' Wierzbicki Collection

The image presents a packet of the fanzine 'QQRYQ' issues from the second half of the 1980s. decade.

The private collection created and owned by Piotr ‘Pietia’ Wierzbicki contains hardcore punk fanzines, articles, and papers from the 1980s, including the original matrices of ‘QQRYQ’ fanzine edited and published by Wierzbicki from 1985. ‘QQRYQ’ was the leading Polish magazine about the underground punk scene and Wierzbicki became an influential author and promoter on that scene.



  • English
  • German
  • Polish

Name of collection

  • Piotr 'Pietia' Wierzbicki Collection

Provenance and cultural activities

Description of content


  • grey literature (regular archival documents such as brochures, bulletins, leaflets, reports, intelligence files, records, working papers, meeting minutes): 100-499
  • music recordings: 10-99
  • publications (books, newspapers, articles, press clippings): 100-499



Date of founding

  • 1985

Place of founding


Important events in the history of the collection

Access type

  • visits by appointments

Author(s) of this page

  • Stanczyk, Xawery


Michał Schneck, ‘Trzeci obieg Piotra Wierzbickiego’,,

Krzysztof Grabowski, ‘Dezerter: poroniona generacja?’, Warsaw: KAYAX Production & Publishing, 2010.

Wierzbicki, Piotr, interview by Stanczyk, Xawery, July 12, 2017. COURAGE Registry Oral History Collection

Last edited on: 2020-03-04 09:30:40