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Western-Canadian science-fiction fanzine collection
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- Cuthbert, Chester
- University of Alberta
- Western-Canadian fanzine portion of the Cuthbert Collection.
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10 boxes titled Sci-Fi Fanzines 1-10.
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This collection of science fiction fanzines, apazines, oneshots, convention material, and misc material was donated to the University of Alberta Libraries in 2013 by Chester Cuthbert. The material dates from the late 1970s to late 1980s.
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The Western-Canadian science-fiction fanzine collection is housed at the University of Alberta Library's Research and Collections Resource Facility (RCRF). It is available to students, staff, and the general public for use at a supervised reading room at RCRF or Bruce Peel Special Collections. To request items from this collection please use the links in the catalogue record.
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Definitions pertaining to this collection:
Fanzines: a combination of fan and magazine; serial/continuing publications produced mainly by science fiction fans.
Apazines: an individual page created by members of amateur press associations (APAs) that is intended to be sent to a central mailer for collation and distribution to the group.
Oneshots: a non-continuing fanzine or publication sent out only once.
Cons: program books and other material from conventions where science fiction fans gather.
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- Cuthbert, Chester (Donor)
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Finding aid created by Jane Banks, September, 2019.