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Science Fiction Fan Conventions collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 783

Scope and Contents

The Science Fiction Fan Conventions collection includes programs and planning documents from 35 different conventions, primarily from the 1970s to 1990s.

Dates

  • 199?

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is housed off-site in the library’s Remote Storage facility. Please contact Special Collections at least 5 business days in advance if you wish to use it.

Conditions Governing Access

Copyright is retained by the authors of the items in this collection, or their descendents, as stipulated by U.S. copyright law. For photocopy and duplication requests, please contact Special Collections.

Biographical / Historical

Science fiction fans have been organizing conventions since the 1930s. Activities typically include discussion panels, sales tables, screening science fiction films, and award ceremonies.

Extent

1 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The Science Fiction Fan Conventions collection includes materials donated by a number of collectors over a period of 30+ years.

Processing Information

Processed by Ruth Ann Jones from 2016 to 2022.

Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Stephen O. Murray and Keelung Hong Special Collections Repository

Contact:
MSU Libraries
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East Lansing MI 48823 USA