St. Louis SF Society

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A club (formally known as St. Louis Science Fiction Limited) in St. Louis, MO, which was founded in 1972 and as of 2023 still exists. Catenary Tales was its clubzine and it has run Archon since 1977. It meets every two months.

It originated in a Star Trek club at Washington University. It famously applied for 501(c)(3) status in 1984 and was rejected. In spite of obviously not meeting the criteria, it appealed and lost and, for a time, appeared to have jeopardized other clubs' status. See Archon Tax Exemption Problems for more details.

Well-known members have included founders and officers Michelle and Rich Zellich.


Fl. 1972–present.

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