Other Awards at Loncon 3

John Clute. Photo by Judith Clute.

John Clute. Photo by Judith Clute.

The following non-Hugo awards also were presented during today’s Retro Hugo ceremony.

Special Committee Award: Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, in recognition of the first published appearance of Superman.

The Forrest J Ackerman Big Heart Award: Vincent Docherty.

First Fandom Hall of Fame: John Clute

First Fandom Posthumous Hall of Fame: John “Ted” Carnell and Walter H. Gillings

Sam Moskowitz Archive Award (for excellence in collecting): Mike Ashley

Mike Ashley.

Mike Ashley.

Walter Gillings in 1937. Photograph by Harold Gottliffe.

Walter Gillings in 1937. Photograph by Harold Gottliffe.

Ted Carnell in 1949. Photo by Don Ford.

Ted Carnell in 1949. Photo by Don Ford.

Update 09/26/2015: In 2014, the First Fandom Awards were presented by Steve Francis and the Big Heart Award was presented to Vince Docherty by Sue Francis. (Dave Kyle, in charge of the Big Heart, did not attend).

[Thanks to John Coker III for supplying the photos.]