General Correspondence, 1961-1962

General Correspondence, 1961-1962
General Correspondence, 1961-1962
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CORR311-01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Box Number
General Correspondence, 1961-1962
Dates, approximate
Correspondence, mostly semi-personal with casual friends and acquaintances. Some with more close friends. Lower volume business discussions that didn't merit their own file might also appear here.  There are also some fan letters and the return correspondence from the Heinleins. Some family letters. Christmas and birthday cards and other cards scattered throughout. File is sorted by Alpha on last name of correspondent.
Part 1, 282 pages, continuing similar correspondence. A-B   Highlights include:  Correspondence with Robert's Swedish translator, Roland Adlerberth. Extended and wide-ranging correspondence with Poul Anderson & Karen Anderson regarding Robert's 1961 Seattle WorldCon Guest of Honor speech and related ideas regarding resistance to the Soviet Union. Charles N. Brown, Alfred Bester, Algis Budrys, F. M. Busby.  Bob Cornog, Bill Corson, Sprague de Camp & Catherine de Camp,  Mary Collin, John W. Campbell.
Part 2, 295 pages, continuing similar correspondence. C-G  Highlights include:  Bob Cornog, Bill Corson, Sprague de Camp & Catherine de Camp,  Mary Collin, John W. Campbell, Sprague de Camp, Avram Davidson, Harlan Ellison, Philip Jose Farmer.
Part 3, 235 pages, continuing similar correspondence. H-K  Highlights include:  Family correspondence of the Heinlein clan. Correspondence with fan Michael Harrington at greater than usual length about the causes of war and Robert's "Double Star", pp36-48. Jay Kay Klein, Earl Kemp.
Part 4, 253 pages, continuing similar correspondence. L-Q  Highlights include:  Fritz Leiber, Cal Laning. Extended correspondence with Sam Moskowitz about Robert's life and works. Judith Merril, including discussion of giving her the money to become a member of a group fallout shelter at Milford during/after the Cuban missile crisis. Robert explains to Merril how he and Ginny arrived at the policy of giving gifts rather than making loans. Kate Wilhelm (science fiction author and wife of Damon Knight) also included in the fallout shelter correspondence in this section. Alan E. Nourse, Jerry Pournelle, Bruce Pelz, George W. Price.
Part 5, 318 pages, continuing similar correspondence. R-Z  Highlights include:  Ted Sturgeon, Robert Silverberg, G. Harry Stine, Thomas Stimson, Bjo Trimble.  Robert tells Trimble that any resemblance between Jubal Harshaw of "Stranger in a Strange Land" and his good friend Arthur George "Sarge" Smith is "no accident" at pg 172. Jack Williamson.
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00003370_ corres1961.pdf

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