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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.
- Report in Fantasy-News #125.
|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.|
|Philcon 1939||Philcon||Phillycon 1946|
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