Noreascon

The 1971 Worldcon, and first in Boston, Noreascon was held September 2-6 at the Sheraton-Boston Hotel in Boston, MA. GoH: Clifford D. Simak, FGoH: Harry Warner, Jr. Robert Silverberg was Toastmaster. Chaired by Tony Lewis.

As a gesture of friendship to Canadian fans, Noreascon translated the Hugo ballot into French and sent that to all Canadians. There was also a Russian version of the ballot.

Bidders: Boston in 71. See 1971 Site Selection results (note that this was the first Worldcon chosen with a 2-year lead time.)

1971 Hugo results, 1973 Site Selection results.

Read Tony Lewis' reminiscence of the convention.

The banquet was recorded and Bill Desmond produced a pair of vinyl records from them. The contents have been digitized and are available:

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