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Star-Borne, 1972-06 - 1974-09

 File — Multiple Containers

Scope and Contents

From the Sub-Series:

Fanzines created by fans of "Star Trek: The Original Series" throughout the 1960s and 1970s, the first fanzines dedicated to an existing work of science fiction.

Contains fan art, fan fiction, and critical analyses, Star Trek fanzines set a precedent for the level of engagement fans could have with a work of fiction, building a long-lasting community that influenced the trends of media fandoms and fanworks.

Most of the editors for these early Star Trek fanzines were women, who frequently collaborated with each other across multiple fanzines, and some became professional SF authors.

Oversize items located in Document Box 11.


  • 1972-06 - 1974-09



From the Collection: 14 boxes

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Eleven issues of the fanzine Star-Borne, created as a newsletter for the fan organization S.T.A.R. ("Star Trek Association for Revival"), and included instructions for writing letters to NBC and Paramount in order to revive the series.

Contains news regarding Star Trek projects, convention reports and advertisements, letters from production staff members of "Star Trek: The Original Series," and advertisements for other fanzines.

Oversize items located in Document Box 11, Folder 1.


Repository Details

Part of the CSUF University Archives & Special Collections Repository

University Archives & Special Collections
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