Monthly Archives: September 2011

Leigh Edmonds Collection: Personal Papers

post by Chris Creagh A few years back Dr Leigh Edmonds, who was, among other things, a prolific fanzine editor, was encouraged by Grant Stone to donate his significant collection of SF fanzines and SF related correspondence to the library … Continue reading

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Swancon 2001 badge

Post by Doug Burbidge I was in Las Vegas for four years, so I’m missing Swancon badges from 1997 to 2000. (This is also the reason I don’t have my 20th badge yet.) If anybody has badges from these years, … Continue reading

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T-Shirt The Festival of the Imagination 1996

Post by Chris Creagh T-shirt Design by the award-winning Shaun Tan. Thought you might like to see the shirt to go with the previous post about the badge. This is one of the shirts held in the basement of the … Continue reading

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The Festival Of The Imagination 1996 badge

Post by Doug Burbidge Clearly the problem with previous Swancons was that their names were not long enough, and The Festival Of The Imagination rectified this problem in spades. (Swancon 17 was also subtitled The Festival Of The Imagination, so … Continue reading

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Swancon 95 badge

Post by Doug Burbidge Swancon 95, the twentieth Swancon, and the first one I’ve written about here that doesn’t have a page on the SF wiki. Feel free to go and create a page, after you have wrestled with the … Continue reading

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Confusion (Swancon 19) badge

Post by Doug Burbidge Confusion was originally conceived as not-a-Swancon, but the two wound up merging. It was at the Perth International Hotel; as is the common fashion with hotels, the building still exists but that hotel has moved out … Continue reading

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