Four searchable PDFs of Joe Siclari's collection. It is a resource for those needing bibliographical information about fan publications.
We will try to provide a large selection of the most popular and important fanzines and articles of special interest to the Science Fiction community. Many of the best know professionals in the field started in fanzines. People like Ray Bradbury, Harlan Ellison, Robert Silverberg and Lois McMaster Bujold started as fans.
The M.A.S.S. F.I.L.C. Filk Book Index is ... what it says, an index of filk books. It has its origins in the old Pocket Printed Filk Database, and the initial files are built from data taken from there. Each page has publication information on one filk book, along with a list of the songs it contains, with information about the authors and the original songs. Hopefully this will be a useful resource in itself.
But wait, there's more! Under the viewable pages, everything is XML. This allows people to do many things with it. To find out the details, click here. Or if you just want to browse the index, look through the list. More will be coming.
You will need an XSLT-capable browser to view these pages properly. Older
browsers may display them as raw XML or require you to download them.
Greg Pickersgill's Memory Hole indices:
Many of the fanzines are from the collection of Dave Romm, and came as trades for Rune.
This file was created in April of 1997 by combining a fanzine index by Greg Pickersgill with a smaller one of the collection at Temple University, both downloaded from the InterNet. It will probably always be a work in progress.
This is an index to the first 270 mailings of the Southern Fandom Press Alliance.
This is a 12.7MB PDF file that requires the Adobe Acrobat Reader for viewing.
This is a list of fanzines and other material scanned by Taral Wayne. Links are to eFanzines.com, but most of the items in this list are also accessible under Fanac's Fan Publications Index and the Canadian content from the Canadian Science Fiction Fanzine Archive.
This site is less directly fanzine oriented but they're collecting and want fanzines as well.
This contains the Bruce Pelz Fanzine Collection of 190,000 fanzines, as well as the more selective Terry Carr Fanzine Collection, and the Rick Sneary Collection, which also includes much personal correspondence and early manuscripts of others such as Ray Bradbury.
All the collections are searchable online, and have some sample thumbnails.
The Pelz Collection is also searchable and copies of any item can be supplied at a reasonable cost.
The number of individual items rrepresented here is on the order of 15,000-20000 pieces
The Walter Coslet collection of amateur science fiction magazines (fanzines) collected over the thirty-five years from 1937-1972. The magazines and amateur press mailings contained in the collection represent what was widely held to be the largest and most complete collection of its type in the United States. The most important parts of the collection are the long runs of the Fantasy Amateur Press Association (FAPA) mailings, Spectator Amateur Press Society, Vanguard Amateur Press Association and setsof fanzines issued prior to World War II. [...] There are over 15,000 fanzines in the collection.
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