A History of Fandom in 100 Documents

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What hundred documents tell the story of fandom? We're not talking history books here, but documents and articles which themselves formed our culture from the earliest days until today.

The list is just starting.

Year Document & Author Notes
1939 A Warning! by Dave Kyle A Michelist pamphlet which Dave Kyle distributed at the First Worldcon and thus triggered the first Exclusion Act
1954 The Enchanted Duplicator by Walt Willis Possibly the most reprinted work in fandom, The Enchanted Duplicator is an allegory which crystallized a particular image of what fandom ought to be and gave shape to fandom's future.
1965 Discon 1 Guide by George Scithers A long document describing how Scithers ran Discon I, the 1963 Worldcon. It is noteworthy because it describes in interesting detail how a Worldcon was run back when they were still small.

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