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Leiber, Fritz. Fritz Leiber's speech for Seacon '79 - Page 3, front. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. February 21, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/1984_003/item/1601/show/1567.

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Leiber, Fritz. Fritz Leiber's speech for Seacon '79 - Page 3, front. Fritz Leiber Science Fiction & Fantasy Convention Flyers & Programs. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/1984_003/item/1601/show/1567

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Leiber, Fritz, Fritz Leiber's speech for Seacon '79 - Page 3, front, Fritz Leiber Science Fiction & Fantasy Convention Flyers & Programs, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed February 21, 2020, https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/1984_003/item/1601/show/1567.

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Title Fritz Leiber's speech for Seacon '79
Creator (LCNAF)
  • Leiber, Fritz
Description A speech presented by Fritz Leiber to Seacon '79.
Donor Leiber, Fritz; Leiber, Justin
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Science fiction conventions
  • Science fiction
  • Fantasy fiction
  • Speeches, addresses, etc
Subject.Name (LCNAF)
  • Leiber, Fritz
Subject.Name (Local)
  • Seacon
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  • documents (object genre)
Language English
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  • Text
Original Item Location ID 1984-003, Box 57, Folder 30
ArchivesSpace URI /repositories/2/archival_objects/5302
Original Collection Fritz Leiber Papers
Digital Collection Fritz Leiber Science Fiction & Fantasy Convention Flyers & Programs
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/1984_003
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/special-collections
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Title Page 3, front
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