Collection C000165 - Pat Virzi Collection

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TxAM-CRS C000165

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Pat Virzi Collection


  • 1951-2013 (Creation)


29 Boxes

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Pat Mueller Virzi is a Texas-based fan, fanzine writer, and publisher. She has produced a number of fanzines, including Pirate Jenny, Awry/Oblique, Pint-Size Stories, Cactus Clipper(the newsletter for the 1987 Westercon), and, most notably, The Texas SF Inquirer. Virzi won the 1988 Hugo for Best Fanzine for the SF Inquirer, and has been nominated two other times (1987, 1990) for the same award.

Virzi has been a Guest of Honor at multiple SF conventions, including the 1988 CopperCon8 and Lunacon 31, the 1990 NorWesCon XII, the 1991 ArmadilloCon 13, the 1992 Westercon, the 1993 NorWesCon XVI, and the 2010 ApolloCon.

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This collection includes copies of multiple fanzines and apazines (including the feminist A Woman's Apa), literature, and other materials from numerous science fiction conventions, and materials from Virzi's work as a graphic designer for the Flying Buffalo role-playing game company.

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The materials are arranged into several series:

  • Series 1, Fanzines (arranged alphabetically by title)
  • Series 2, Apazines (arranged alphabetically by title)
  • Series 3, Convention Materials (arranged chronologically by date of convention)
  • Series 4, Gaming (arranged alphabetically)
  • Series5, Miscellaneous (arranged alphabetically)

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  • English

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