(October 16, 1912 – March 20, 2009)
Chester D. Cuthbert (né Manchester Dudley Cuthbert), a Winnipeg fan, is believed to have owned the largest science fiction collection in Canada. He organized the Winnipeg SF Society in 1950 and was president of the CSFA in 1951.
Cuthbert also published two stories, with his debut story, "The Sublime Vigil," appearing in the February 1934 issue of Wonder Stories and his second appearing in the July issue of the same magazine.
Chester D. Cuthbert Collection
Shortly before his death, Cuthbert’s SF collection was donated to the University of Alberta. It includes a large collection of books covering SF, fantasy, general fiction, and psychic phenomena, with special interest focused on writers such as Max Brand and A. Merritt.
- A Descriptive Inventory of the Chester D Cuthbert Fonds by Randy Reichardt. In addition to the inventory, it includes biographical information and “One Fan’s Beginnings,” an autobiographical essay by Cuthbert.
- Collection description.
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