The History of TusConIt all started one night in the summer of 1974 when Jim Corrick and I were sitting on the front steps of the house of our friend Nancy Mairs after a science fiction meeting (I remember the sky looking something like this background). We decided that Tucson should have a Science Fiction convention, and simultaneously came up with the name "TusCon." After that, it was 'merely' a matter of getting it all arranged, pooling our paltry resources to finance it, and voila, TusCon was born.
For several years I have been
For more of this fascinating insight into the origins and history of TrusCon please see Carol De Priest's new TusCon's Illustrated History Pages which is under construction.
When you get to a photo that you may want to copy to your system simply click on the photo and then use your browser to save the image file. Clicking on the photo will give you a clean copy of the image file without the caption and other text that makes up the Web page. Because all of these photos have been copyrighted by the photographer, permission must be obtained for their use for other than strictly personal enjoyment.
To access the Photo Album for a specific TusCon, please click on the name of the convention in the table.
|1974||TusCon I||1986||TusCon 13||1998||TusCon 25|
|1975||TusCon II||1987||TusCon 14||1999||TusCon 26|
|1975||TusCon III||1988||TusCon 15||2000||TusCon 27|
|1976||TusCon IV||1989||TusCon 16||2001||TusCon 28|
|TusCon 5||1990||TusCon 17||2002||TusCon 29|
|1979||TusCon 6||1991||TusCon 18||2003||TusCon 30|
|1980||TusCon 7||1992||TusCon 19||2004||TusCon 31|
|1981||TusCon 8||1993||TusCon 20||2005||TusCon 32|
|1982||TusCon 9||1994||TusCon 21||2006||TusCon 33|
|1983||TusCon 10||1995||TusCon 22||2007||TusCon 34|
|1984||TusCon 11||1996||TusCon 23||2008||TusCon 35|
|1985||TusCon 12||1997||TusCon 24||2013||TusCon 40|
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