- Existence: 1918-02-28 - 1985-05-08
Found in 6 Records:
Collection of 34 postcards and 2 letters from science fiction writer Theodore Sturgeon (1918-1985) to Laura Powell, circa August 1976 - April 1979, and undated.
Boulder, Colorado resident Martha "Ricky" Weiser knew Science Fiction writer Theodore Sturgeon from the 1940s until his death in 1985. Included in the collection are letters from Sturgeon to Weiser, three of Sturgeon's diary entries that were included in letters to Weiser, and a manuscript of Sturgeon's award winning short story, "Bianca's Hands," complete with a poem for Weiser on the final page.
American science fiction author Theodore Sturgeon (1918-1985) was considered an innovator of the genre and one of the first real stylists. This collection reflects his career as a writer and contains manuscripts of both short stories and novels. It also includes correspondence between Sturgeon and other authors.
This collection comprises materials related to Theodore Sturgeon's third collection of short stories and novelettes, A Way Home, edited by Groff Conklin and published in 1955 by Funk & Wagnalls. Materials in the collection include corrected texts of stories and novelettes, uncorrected galley proofs, and a first edition copy of the publication.