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The Rewards of Membership

The Ephemera Society is excited to welcome new members. An annual membership entitles you to the following benefits:

1 — Four issues of The Society's acclaimed quality magazine, The Ephemerist, a colourful illustrated 32pp quarterly journal with a reputation as a source of expert information on all aspects of ephemera. It brings together new writing by academics and collectors offering insights into their own specialist areas of expertise.

2 — The Ephemera Society Handbook which lists names and contact details of fellow members and their specialised collecting interests, as well as a subject index.

3 — Early access to The Society’s two Ephemera Fairs each year which promote the discovery of fresh collectable material.

Annual Membership Subscriptions

United Kingdom £35
Student £15

Europe £45
Student £25

Rest of the world £60
Student £35

Ways to pay

— Pay by credit card or debit card through PayPal and then email your contact details and any collecting interests you may have to Membership Secretary at
Please indicate whether you would like to be listed in the membership handbook.

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Payment options

Please note payment through your PayPal account will create an automatic yearly payment to the Society for your annual membership.

To cancel an automatic payment

1.   In your account go to Settings. Settings Icon
2.   Click Payments.
3.   Below 'Pre-approved payments',
     click Manage pre-approved payments to find your payment.
4.   Select the payment, and then click Cancel.

Note: Cancelling a subscription cancels all future scheduled payments of the subscription. A subscription can be cancelled up until the day before the next scheduled payment in order for you not to be charged.

Payment by cheque

— Alternatively, download and complete a ‘Join the Society’ form and post, with a cheque to:

The Ephemera Society
PO Box 112
United Kingdom

Download ‘Join the Society’ printable form

— No printer available? Contact us and we will post a ‘Join the Society’ form to you.


The Ephemerist

Autumn 2018

Front cover of The Ephemerist
  • In this issue:
  • 21 reasons why Worthing should have a public library
    Dr Annebella Pollen
  • Friendship cards
    Rosie Temperley
  • Sappho to suffrage: women who dared
    Professor Senia Paseta
  • Wilhelm Busch: forefather of the comic strip
    Ray Bishop
  • Plus regular favourites Mrs Pepys' Diary, Members' Corner and Notes & Queries