A club, also called the Eastbay Science Correspondence Club and the Eastbay Scientific Association, supposedly organized in April 1928 in the eastern part of the Bay Area by Aubrey MacDermott, which has a somewhat dubious claim to be the First Club. It also seems to have been called the Golden Gate Scientific Association.
Early members included Clifton Amsbury, Louis Smith, and Lester Anderson. Forrest J Ackerman was also a member, although not an active one, being too young to travel across town by himself, according to MacDermott. However, since McDermott’s roster claimed members from as far away as New Zealand, it may well have really been mainly a correspondence club.
|This is a club page. Please extend it by adding information about when and where the club met, when and by whom it was founded, how long it was active, notable accomplishments, well-known members, clubzines, any conventions it ran, external links to the club's website, other club pages, etc.
When there's a floreat (Fl.), this indicates the time or times for which we have found evidence that the club existed. This is probably not going to represent the club's full lifetime, so please update it if you can!