Western Pennsylvania Science Fictioneers

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A club founded in 1942 in Western Pennsylvania by Len Moffatt after he had joined the Science Fictioneers. Other members included Blaine R. Dunmire, Basil Wells, Margaret Wells, Jack Daley, Jack Gilbert, Dave Elder.

The group seemed to exist primarily in correspondence. When they planned a convention in Kennywood Park in Pittsburgh, the turnout was very small. They did manage to get five members to a session in Charleroi on January 10, 1943. When Moffatt joined the Navy, the club disintegrated.

It is entirely separate from the Western Pennsylvania SF Association, which was founded in 1967.

From Fancyclopedia 1, ca. 1944
An organization scraped together by Len Moffatt. They were gonna hold a conference in Pittsburgh, but nobody at all showed up.

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