Inventory of the Grateful Dead Bean Bears Collection

Debra Roussopoulos
The University Library
Special Collections and Archives
University Library
University of California, Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz, California, 95064
Email: specoll@library.ucsc.edu
URL: http://library.ucsc.edu/speccoll/
© 2011
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Inventory of the Grateful Dead Bean Bears Collection

Collection number: MS 346

The University Library

Special Collections and Archives

University of California, Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz, California
Processed by:
Debra Roussopoulos
Date Completed:
1/19/2012
Encoded by:
Debra Roussopoulos
© 2011 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Grateful Dead Bean Bears collection
Dates: 1997-2002
Collection number: MS 346
Collector: Jacobson, Andrew
Collection Size: 10 boxes
Repository: University of California, Santa Cruz. University Library. Special Collections and Archives
Santa Cruz, California 95064
Abstract: This collection includes 89 stuffed bears in 10 sets or editions. Each bear wears a tag indicating a name and birthday, and a short story relating to a Grateful Dead venue. Also included are six edition cards, 2nd through 7th. Edition cards list the names of the bears in each edition. The bears are made by Liquid Blue, a licensed distributor of Grateful Dead merchandise.
Physical location: Stored in Special Collections: Advance notice is required for access to the collection.
Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

Access

Collection open for research.

Publication Rights

Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary rights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permission to publish or to reproduce the material, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.
All rights held by Grateful Dead Productions.

Preferred Citation

Grateful Dead Bean Bears collection. MS 346. Special Collections and Archives, University Library, University of California, Santa Cruz.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Andrew Jacobson August 26, 2011.

Scope and Content of Collection

This collection includes 89 stuffed bears in 10 sets or editions. Each bear wears a tag indicating a name and birthday, and a short story relating to a Grateful Dead venue. Also included are six edition cards, 2nd through 7th. Edition cards list the names of the bears in each edition. The bears are made by Liquid Blue, a licensed distributor of Grateful Dead merchandise.

Arrangement

Arranged by edition sets.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Grateful Dead Productions / Liquid Blue--Archives
Teddy bears--Collectibles
Stuffed bears (Toys)
Stuffed animals (Toys)

Grateful Dead Tour Scrapbook: The Complete Guide to the Liquid Blue Grateful Dead Bean Bears Collectibles

Container List

box 1

Set/Edition 1 1997

box 1

Althea; Birthday: 8/12/79; Red Rocks

box 1

Bertha; Birthday: 5/30/71; Winterland

box 1

Cassidy; Birthday: 9/14/90; MSG

box 1

Cosmic Charlie; Birthday: 1/8/66; Fillmore

box 1

Delilah; Birthday: 6/21/80; West High Auditorium

box 1

Jack Straw; Birthday: 7/4/86; Rich Stadium

box 1

Samson; Birthday: 6/21/80; West High Auditorium

box 1

St. Stephen; Birthday: 9/20/70; Fillmore East

box 1

Stagger Lee; Birthday: 5/10/1991; Shoreline

box 1

Sugaree; Birthday:4/12/82; Nassau Coliseum

box 1

Tennessee Jed; Birthday: 6/27/87; Alpine Valley

box 2

Set/Edition 2 1998

box 2

Crazy Fingers; Birthday: 8/13/75; Great American Music Hal

box 2

Dark Star; Birthday: 2/14/69; Electric Factory

box 2

Daydream; Birthday: 6/10/94; Cal Expo Amphitheater

box 2

Dupree; Birthday: 2/4/78; Milwaukee Auditorium

box 2

Franklin; Birthday: 5/22/77; Sportatorium

box 2

Irie; Birthday: 3/26/88

box 2

Jerry

box 2

Peggy-O; Birthday: 12/9/93; Los Angeles Sports Arena

box 2

Ripple; Birthday: 10/16/81; Melk Weg, Amsterdam

box 2

Sunshine; Birthday: 6/10/94; Cal Expo Auditorium

box 3

Set/Edition 3 1998

box 3

Ashbury; Birthday: 3/3/68; Haight Street

box 3

August West; Birthday: 5/16/93; Sam Boyd Silver Bowl

box 3

Blues Man

box 3

China Cat; Birthday: 3/2/93; The Omni

box 3

Daisy; Birthday: 8/16/69; Max Yasgur's farm

box 3

Doodah Man; Birthday: 8/18/70; Fillmore West

box 3

Esau; Birthday: 4/20/84; Civic Convention Hall Auditorium

box 3

Foolish Heart; Birthday: 8/28/88; Autzen State

box 3

Haight; Birthday: 3/3/68; Haight Street

box 3

Pearly Baker; Birthday: 5/16/93; Sam Boyd Silver Bowl

box 3

Reuben; Birthday: 3/17/91; Capital Centre

box 3

Uncle Sam; Birthday: 7/4/84; Five Seasons Center

box 4

Set/Edition 4 1999

box 4

Candy Man; Birthday: 6/25/91; Sandstone Ampitheatre

box 4

Deal; Birthday: 8/31/81; Aladdin Theatre

box 4

Fall Tour; Birthday: 10/15/73

box 4

Fire; Birthday: 3/22/90; Copps Coliseum

box 4

Jack-A-Roe: Birthday: 7/10/1989; Giants Stadium

box 4

Lost Sailor; Birthday: 8/31/79; Glenns Falls Civic Center

box 4

Scarlet; Birthday: 3/22/90; Copps Coliseum

box 4

Snowflake

box 4

Terrapin: Birthday: 2/26/77; Swing Auditorium

box 4

Uncle John

box 5

Set/Edition 5 2000

box 5

Aiko; Birthday: 5/6/90; California State University

box 5

Alligator; Birthday: 1/27/67; Avalon Ballroom

box 5

Bird Song: Birthday: 7/1/92; Buckeye Lake Music Center

box 5

CC Rider; Birthday: 12/1/79; Stanley Theatre

box 5

Dark Hollow; Birthday: 2/14/70; Fillmore East

box 5

Eyes of the World; Birthday: 2/9/73; Roscoe Maples Pavilion

box 5

Masterpiece; Birthday: 6/13/87; County Fairgrounds

box 5

Picasso Moon; Birthday: 4/28/89; Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre

box 5

Shakedown; Birthday: 8/31/78; Red Rocks Amphitheatre

box 6

Set/Edition 6 2000

box 6

Beauty; Birthday: 11/70

box 6

Big Boss Man; Birthday: 7/17/66; Fillmore Auditorium

box 6

California; Birthday: 2/26/77; Swing Auditorium

box 6

Iris; Birthday: 4/1/76

box 6

King Bee; Birthday: 4/18/69; Memorial Union Ball Room

box 6

Lazy Lightning; Birthday: 10/18/83; Cumberland County Civic Center

box 6

Lovelight; Birthday: 10/20/88; The Summit

box 6

Mexicali; Birthday: 10/19/71; Northrop Auditorium

box 6

Mr. Fantasy; 6/14/84; Red Rocks Amphitheatre

box 7

Set/Edition 7 2001

box 7

Baby Blue; 1/7/66; The Matrix

box 7

Baby Pink; 1/7/66; The Matrix

box 7

Butterfly; Birthday: 4/5/93

box 7

Cherise; Birthday: 3/17/91; Capital Centre

box 7

Peace; Birthday: 4/23/69; The Ark

box 7

Spinner; Birthday: 1/14/67; Polo Field

box 7

Stealie; Birthday: 4/17/72; Tivoli Concert Hall

box 7

Summer Tour; Birthday: 8/31/85; Manor Downs

box 7

Sunflower; Birthday: 3/2/92; The Omni

box 8

Set/Edition 8 2002

box 8

Aloha; Birthday: 6/17/90; Shoreline

box 8

Birthday Show; Birthday: 11/5/85; The Centrum

box 8

El Paso; Birthday: 6/10/73; RFK Stadium

box 8

Homer; Birthday: 4/12/93; Candlestick Park

box 8

Mindbender; Birthday: 3/19/95; The Spectrum

box 8

Treat; Birthday: 10/22/83; The Carrier Dome

box 8

Freedom; Birthday: 7/4/87; Schaefer Stadium

box 9

Set/Edition 9 2002

box 9

Chillin'; Birthday: 7/2/87; Silver Stadium

box 9

Dreadhead; 11/25/82; Jamaica World Music Festival

box 9

Great Beyond; Birthday: 5/23/93; Shoreline

box 9

Nicholas; Birthday: 12/26/79; Oakland Coliseum

box 9

Prankster; Birthday: 10/11/84; Augusta Civic Center

box 9

Puff; Birthday: 2/27/94; Oakland Coliseum

box 9

Rudy; Birthday: 12/28/83; Fillmore Auditorium

box 9

Warlock; Birthday: 10/9/89; Hampton Coliseum

box 10

Extra Bears 1999-2001

box 10

Devotion; Birthday 3/18/67; Winterland

box 10

Father Time; Birthday: 12/31/76; Cow Palace

box 10

Frosted; Birthday: 12/10/72; Winterland

box 10

The Grate Pumpkin; Birthday: 10/31/85; Carolina Coliseum Arena

box 10

Bean Bear Collectibles Edition Cards 1998-2001