Tag Archives: Western Australia

Festival of the Imagination 1996 – April 1995 Newsletter, a few more details (1 of 2)

Some months back, we did a partial post about the April 1995 newsletter for the 1996 Festival of the Imagination (see here). This post transcribes the fifth page of that newsletter, a later post will cover page six, and then … Continue reading

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In which our intrepid explorers visit the Battye

Two weeks ago, Doug Burbidge and myself (Anna Hepworth) trekked in to the State Library to explore SwanCon related holdings in the Battye library. Between the two of us, we have been amassing quite a stash of items to check, … 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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Con Fusion Fundraisers

A selection of fund-raising activities done by Con Fusion (I suspect before it became SwanCon 19). The first one is a section the width of an A4 sheet but cut horizontally. If it were on A4 it would be printed … 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 18 – “Ditmars, the care and feeding of”

being page 2 (inside front cover) of ‘Progress Report the Last (March 1993)’ for SwanCon 18. SF fandom is fond of silly traditions, tradition being defined as any event that has happened twice. Some of them have no known origin, … Continue reading

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SwanCon 18 – Progress Report the last

Dated ‘March 1993’, the final progress report for SwanCon 18 is 2 double sided A4 pages, folded to make an 8 page A5 booklet; black on white; approximately 80 gsm bond – you know, the standard we know and expect … Continue reading

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Swancon 18 – Progress Report 0 – Part 6

Transcribed by Elaine Walker. She hopes that any typos are the ones that were there originally. This covers page 7 and 8 of Progress Report 0, which are the last pages in this progress report, published in early 1991. So … Continue reading

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