Tag Archives: Swancon 5

Wikipalooza at Swancon 42

We wikipalooza’ed at Swancon 42, acquiring information for the wiki from heads owned by people such as Sally Beasley, Ken McCaw, and Susan Margaret. Articles that substantially increased in length included: Swancon 5 Swancon 6 Confusion ’94 Slashcon Swancon 2006 … 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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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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SwanCon 5: Bidding for the 1980 National SF Convention (page 1)

An A5, 8 page booklet, stapled together. The following covers page 1, and the very top of page 2. Transcription: Anna Hepworth The “Perth In ’80 Bid Committee; A History. At the end of WAYCON ’79 there was a small … Continue reading

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Swancon 5 Progress Report No. 3

blogged by Doug Burbidge Here’s digging back through our archive — a progress report from Swancon 5, dated “June 80”. It’s rather letter-paper-shaped: a bit shorter and a bit wider than A4. 14 pages, made of whatever double letter paper … Continue reading

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‘Star Wars’ Fraternity by Mark Skulley

Transcribed by Chris Creagh This is a newspaper clipping from The West Australian Friday August 15, 1980. Have you ever wanted to own a facsimile script of “The City on the Edge of Forever” an early “Star Trek” episode? If … Continue reading

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