Things for Mark to do John has the N3 newsletters on paper. Do you want them scanned?
The 1989 Worldcon, and third in Boston, N3 was held August 31 to September 4 at the Hynes Convention Center, Sheraton-Boston Hotel, Back Bay Hilton Hotel, and Boston Park Plaza Hotel in Boston, MA. GoHs: Andre Norton (pro), Ian & Betty Ballantine (pro), The Stranger Club (fan). Chaired by Mark Olson. See also the Noreascon 3 Committee list.
The Stranger Club was the first SF club in Boston and sponsor of the pre-War series of Boskones and the club was the Fan GoH of Noreascon 3. All of its known surviving members were invited to the convention as guests to represent the club and seven were located and attended: Art Widner, Chan Davis, Harry Stubbs (Hal Clement), Louis Russell Chauvenet, Timothy Orrok, Norman Stanley, and Robert D. Swisher.
Bidders: Boston in '89, New York in '89. See 1989 Worldcon Site Selection for more details. Because of the change from 2-year-in-advance site selection to three years in advance, there were two Worldcons selected in 1986, the conventions for 1988 and 1989. Since 1988 was a hotly contested race (see 1988 Worldcon Site Selection), the Boston committee could not select its pro GoHs until the winner of 1988 was known. Consequently, while Boston in '89 announced is Fan GoHs on winning, it waited until November 1986 to announce the pro GoHs.
For more details on the Hugos, see 1989 Hugos. The 1989 Hugo trophy was an Art Deco confection of Saturnian rings and metal balls which was perhaps the most stylish ever made. Unfortunately, it was also one of the more fragile, having a particular problem with the balls which had been laboriously glued in place by convention staff...only to begin falling out about an hour after the ceremony. Gardner Dozois made observations about this...
Noreascon 3 was sponsored by MCFI.
- File 770 #66 p5 (Hotel problems)
|Nolacon II||Worldcon Bidding, Hugos||ConFiction|
|Noreascon Two||Noreascon||Noreascon 4|
Also involved: - 1989 Best Dramatic Presentation Hugo - 1989 Best Fan Artist Hugo - 1989 Best Fan Writer Hugo - 1989 Best Fanzine Hugo - 1989 Best Non-Fiction Book Hugo - 1989 Best Novel Hugo - 1989 Best Novelette Hugo - 1989 Best Novella Hugo - 1989 Best Professional Artist Hugo - 1989 Best Professional Editor Hugo - 1989 Best Semiprozine Hugo - 1989 Best Short Story Hugo - 1989 Campbell Award - 1989 Worldcon - 1989-worldcon - 1990 Best Non-Fiction Book Hugo - Andi Shechter - Anthony R. Lewis - Boskone 24 - Boston in 1998 - Boston, MA - Chicon III - Christine Valada - ConFederation - Convention timeline - Dave Kyle's Chicon 3 Reminiscence - Deb Geisler - Disclave 33 - Ellen Franklin - Fanfare (MA) - Fannish Musicals - Gary Farber - George Flynn - Harold Zitzow - Heicon '70 Reminiscence (Lewis) - Henry Spelman - Hugo Losers Party - J. Spencer Love - Janet Wilson Anderson - L.A.con II Reminiscence (Thokar) - Leslie Turek - Lois Mangan - Loncon II Reminiscence (Pohl) - Marie Bartlett-Sloan - Mike Glyer - My Life As a Faned - N3 - Noreascon 1 Reminiscence (Lewis) - Noreascon 3 Memory Book - Noreascon Iii - Noreascon Three - Noreascon-3 - Noreascon-iii - Noreascon-three - Norman F. Stanley - NyCon3 Reminiscence (Pohl) - Orlando in '92 - Pam Fremon - Pro Photo Gallery - Richard Brandt - SF-LOVERS Digest - SMOFlahoma - Smofcon 3 - Susan Shwartz - The Mad 3 Party - The Stranger Club by Art Widner - Through the Looking Glass - WOOF - Worldcon Bid - Worldcon Heritage Organization - Worldcon proceedings - Worldcons by Area
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