Monthly Archives: March 2016

The Ditmar Reporter – V1, #2 – December 1995

In all our our collections of Australian fannish ephemera, we appear to have a single issue of ‘The Ditmar Reporter’. Why this is issue 2 (of volume 1), and no issue 1 exists in the collection, one can only blame … Continue reading

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SwanCon 22 – PR2 – July 1996

SwanCon 22’s second progress report is dated July 1996. It’s on two very very yellow sheets of A4, folded into an A5 booklet. The centre sheet is a “Foldalope”, meaning that the PR itself is a single sheet. The front … Continue reading

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SwanCon 22 – PR1 – Introduction

Being a semi-faithful transcription of page 3 of the 8 page Progress Report 1 from SwanCon 22, dated April 1996. All caps are exhausting, we ignored those; typos on the other hand, are music to our pedantic little souls. -AH … Continue reading

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SwanCon 22 – Progress report 1 – April 1996

According to our files, SwanCon 22 had 5 progress reports. The first of these is an 8 page booklet, A5 folded-but-not-bound-in-any-way. The outer page of the copy we have is bright blue, but it may be that there were multiple … Continue reading

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Confusion Progress report 1a

Progress Report 1A for Confusion, being the 19th Annual Perth Science Fiction Convention, is an A5, 8 page (2 pieces of A4 bond folded in half) booklet. The front cover has the logo — a kangaroo wearing a black tunic … Continue reading

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SwanCon 5: Bidding for the 1980 National SF Convention (middle pages)

A booklet of 2 A4 sheets in A5 pages, stapled together. The following covers the unnumbered middle pages. Transcription: Elaine Walker. Across both pages there is a line drawing with what appears to be an Explorer in pith hat with … Continue reading

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SwanCon Twenty3 Con book 01: Readme.txt pp4-5

Pages 4 and 5 of the Swancon Twenty3 con book part one (Readme.txt) is the “Rules of the Convention”. Some of these will be quite familiar to regular con-goers; others are a little bit on the, shall we say, unique … Continue reading

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SwanCon Twenty3 Con book 01: Readme.txt pp1-3

SwanCon Twenty3 separated out the various common items of program books into several A5 saddle-stapled booklets. [At this remove, while I remember being part of the decision making, I don’t remember why we did this. -AH]. The general con information … Continue reading

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