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Amateur Journalism History

The purpose of The Fossils is to stimulate interest in and preserve the history of independent publishing, much of which took place in the hobby known as amateur journalism.

This page directs you to resources available in several places:


The Fossils

Resources about amateur journalism history available on this site:


Fanzine repositories

At least two organizations have repositories for fanzines -- fan publications related to science fiction.


Google Books

Google Books includes several books related to amateur journalism: There are also magazine articles:


The Internet Archive

Use this Internet Archive search link to find scanned books and periodicals with "Amateur Press Association" in their text.

Some of the items:


National Amateur Press Association

The NAPA website includes an Amateur Journalism History section, including such information as