Monthly Archives: November 2015

SWANCON 1 Cygnetures

by Chris Creagh At SwanCon 2015 a rare copy of the convention book associated with SwanCon 1 came up for auction and as a member of ASFDAP I felt it was important that I acquire it. There were several other … Continue reading

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Steveg Reminiscing About SwanCon 1

by Chris Creagh At GenghisCon 2014 we had a display of past SwanCon and GenghisCon t-shirts. This got people musing about past conventions and I was lucky enough to record, with permission, Steveg talking remembering the first few SwanCons. The … Continue reading

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1980 Ditmar Awards nomination form

Transcribed by Doug Burbidge. A single yellow A4 page, double-sided, typewriter’ed. 1980 DITMAR AWARDS Nominations for the 1980 Ditmar Awards close on March 31 1980 and nominations may be received from any member of SWANCON 5 or any member of … Continue reading

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SwanCon 5: Bidding for the 1980 National SF Convention (pp 3-4)

A booklet of 2 A4 sheets stapled together to produce 8 A5 pages, though only 6 of them have page numbers. The following covers a section that starts on page 3, skips the middle pages and goes onto page 4 … Continue reading

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SwanCon 5: Bidding for the 1980 National SF Convention (pp 2-3)

An A5, 8 page booklet, stapled together. The following covers pages 2 and half of 3. Transcription: Anna Hepworth Functions and Fortunes When the original Committee emerged it was neccessarily[sic] formed along the lines of the previous type as it … Continue reading

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