Harry Jenkins, Jr.
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(February 9, 1924 – January 28, 1994)
Dr. Henry Harrison “Harry” Jenkins, Jr., a Columbia, South Carolina, fan active in the 1930s and ’40s, published Fan Editor and Publisher (with Joe Fortier). He was a charter member of The National Fantasy Fan Federation in 1941, and edited the fourth issue of the clubzine Bonfire.
He and Joe Gilbert are credited with being the first to use the term actifan in print, in a review of Bonfire #1, appearing in Fantasite Vol. 1, No. 4 (July 1941, p. 20): "Official organ of the NFFF, which every actifan should join."
- Photo on page 172 of Harry Warner's fan history of the 1940s, All Our Yesterdays (Advent, 1969) pictured with Joe Gilbert.
- Founding Members article in June, 2017 issue National Fantasy Fan.
- Bonfire (one issue)
- The Southern Star [1941-] (with Art Sehnert and Joe Gilbert)
- STF HASH [1941-42]
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