Category Archives: Admin

Twenty seventeen plan

Expect, gentle reader, for postings to be less frequent through 2017 than they have been in previous years (notwithstanding that they’ve been a bit sparse over the last couple of months anyway). This year we plan to focus on updating … Continue reading

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Sitrep

A short note from Doug We’ve been working our way through boxes of SF materials: lots of flyers, souvenir books and such like. We’re getting near finishing the “Interstate Cons” and “Other WA Cons” boxes, so at some point we’ll … Continue reading

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Danse Macabre Art Show Poster and General Application Form

Front page poster. Caricature of a “typical” left-handed bipedal alien with an artists paintbrush, smock and large intent eyes on the right side of the page. On the left… Display Your Art! The  Danse Macabre Art Show 13th to 16th … Continue reading

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On Study Leave

We are studying the shambling pile / teetering mound of SF history ‘resources’. Admittedly it looks a lot better than it did a few weeks ago. Things are now organised into con piles, fanzines, t-shirt boxes, other cons, spares, newsletters, … Continue reading

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What is WASFF?

A flyer from 2008, detailing the nefarious organisation known as WASFF. Transcribed by Anna Hepworth, original author not identified. Typos faithfully reproduced. A5 sheet, landscape, with the WASFF logo along the right hand edge (a dark circle with a handful … Continue reading

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Rules of the Convention

  Rules of the Convention Here’s a selection of con rules from different conventions, showing changes over time. 1998 Swancon Twenty3 Please read the following rules and guidelines for the convention. They exist to ensure that Swancon Twenty3 remains a … Continue reading

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SwanCon 14 Ephemera

by Chris Creagh Open the A4 manila envelope and what do I find? 1) Progress Report 3 2) Info about the 1989 ASF(Ditmar) Awards best International fiction (148 listed) Australian novel (11 listed) Australian short fiction (39 listed) Fanzine Fan writer … Continue reading

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Strange Stamp

by Chris Creagh This interesting little item was found with WASFA papers in the basement of the Murdoch Library. Do we keep it? What does it mean? The second image was obtained by photocopying the base of the stamp and … Continue reading

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This!

Welcome to This!, the blog for the Australian SF Distributed Archive Project (hereinafter referred to as ASFDAP, and the people involved as ASFDAPtors). AIMS: To present to the world hidden treasures from the Dungeons of Fandom, including but not limited … Continue reading

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