R. Karen Hansen Fanzine Collection
This collection contains primarily fanzines, with a focus on zines from Star Trek: The Original Series. Box 77, Star Trek Realia, contains unique items and collectibles from R. Karen Hansen's collection.
- Hansen, R. Karen (Person)
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This collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
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15.00 linear feet
Biographical / Historical
Hansen has been attending cons since the early 1960s when Star Trek first appeared on television. She had never left Michigan until she found another fan, who was well-travelled, with whom she attended a convention in New York The two of them travelled all over the United States attending conventions, as she says ". . .flying and staying at hotels with strangers who fast became friends."
Method of Acquisition
Gift of R. Karen Hansen.