Obituary: Laura Molesworth

Australian fan Laura Molesworth died on June 6. Molesworth was married to Voltaire Molesworth, the author of A History of Australian Science Fiction Fandom, 1935-1963. After they married in 1946, Laura became active in the Futurian Society of Sydney. She served as the club’s librarian (as well as a librarian in her mundane life) . She was involved with organizaing the earliest Australian National Conventions. By the time Voltaire died in 1964, both had cut back on their fannish activities.