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Author Societies Archive

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Wade-A-14 through A-15

Scope and Contents

The archive is arranged in eight series: one for each of the seven authors (alphabetically by last name), and the last series for societies which are associated with two or more Wade authors.


  • Created: 1965-2019


Biographical or Historical Information

The materials in this archive relate to groups and societies dedicated to promoting the works and lives of the seven authors in the Wade Center's collections. The societies included are entities existing independent of any event(s) (although they may sponsor events in conjunction with their respective activities), provide memberships, and often produce periodicals and other publications.


2.00 boxes : 43 folders

1 Linear Feet

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The materials in this archive relate to groups and societies dedicated to promoting the works and lives of the seven authors in  the Wade Center's collections.

Arrangement Note

Folders within the series are arranged alphabetically by the name of each society.

Related Materials

Researchers interested in this archive may also wish to consult the following resources in the Wade Center holdings:

Wade Center Article file (see entries with keyword “fandom”)

Bound Periodicals Collection

Dorothy L. Sayers Centenary Archive

Events File Archive

J.R.R. Tolkien Centenary Conference Archive

Mythcon-related holdings in Book and Periodical Collections:

Mythcon Proceedings 1-3: PR478.F35 M982 1970

Proceedings of the J.R.R. Tolkien Centenary Conference, 1992 (Mythcon 23): PR478.F35 M98 1969 v.21

Souvenir Book from 1998 Wheaton, IL Mythcon 29: PR478.F35 M982 1998

Proceedings of the 16th Annual Convention of the Mythopoeic Society: PR478.F35 M982 1985

Ravenhill: Newsletter of the New England Tolkien Society: PR6039.O32 Z45875 1979 (Special Mythcon 30 / Bree Moot 4 issue (1999:Aug.))

Other materials in the Wade Center holdings may relate to the topics in this archive. See the archivist for further research assistance.

Processing Information

Processed by Laura Schmidt

Author Societies Archive
Laura Schmidt
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Repository Details

Part of the Marion E. Wade Center Repository

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