Phillycon 1940

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The 1940 Philcon, aka Phillycon and the 1940 Philadelphia Science Fiction Conference, mentioned in Harry Warner, Jr.’s All Our Yesterdays, p. 227, was a convention held by PSFS on November 10, 1940, in Philadelphia, PA.

Chair was Alexander M. Phillips.

From Fancyclopedia 1, ca. 1944
From Conference – The last Philly Conference was in November 1940, in a GAR hall. It was called the Fifth Annual, the first and third Conventions also being counted. Chief bone of contention in 1940 was the proposed Newarkon.

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