Science Fiction Advancement Association

A club, also called the SFAA, organized by C. Hamilton Bloomer in the late 30s and headquartered in San Francisco. Early members included, Claire P. Beck, James Blish, Willis Conover, Nils Helmer Frome, H. P. Lovecraft, Bob Madle, William H. Miller Jr., Roy Test, and Raymond Van Houten.

Its OO was Tesseract

It was in Fancyclopedia 1 under SFAA.

from Fancyclopedia 1 ca. 1944
Science Fiction Advancement Association, one of the organizations that blossomed at the beginning of the First Transition. Its founder was C Hamilton Bloomer; the later president, Raymond van Houten, signed it over in a dormant state to New Fandom, of which it provided the basic membership, except that certain Wollheimists were not accepted by New Fandom.


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