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Title: Let There Be Light - Short Story

Written: May 1939    Pages: 114



File contains submission notes, newspaper (research) clipping about the topic (sunshine & battery power). Copy of letter to Pohl rejecting payment offer, acceptance letter from Pohl (with the unaccepted offer), submission letter of other mss to Pohl, copies of two letters to Amazing Stories. Numerous manuscripts pages handwritten on the back of what is apparently scratch paper (mostly "Instructions to Poll Watchers"). Typewritten draft of mss with some handwritten edits. Includes copy of publication in Super Science Stories, by Lyle Monroe.


Collected into Shasta publication of The Man Who Sold the Moon (1950) and some, but not all, paperback versions; not carried forward to The Past Through Tomorrow (1967) . Other Anthology appearances: The Robert Heinlein Omnibus (Sidgwick & Jackson/SFBC, 1958); A Robert Heinlein Omnibus(Sidgwick & Jackson, 1966); Yesterday=s Tomorrows (ed. Fred Pohl, Berkeley, 1982); Off The Main Sequence: The Other Science Fiction of Robert Heinlein (ed. Andrew Wheeler; introductions by Greg Bear and Michael Cassutt: SFBC, October 2005)


Notes: Future HistoryAlternate title: “Prometheus Carries the Torch”

OPUS 004ve - Let There Be Light

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