Category Archives: The Heinleins

Biographical information on Robert A. Heinlein and Virginia “Ginny” Heinlein

THE HEINLEIN CALENDAR: 2013

The Heinlein Calendar is written by Bill Patterson and began in Heinlein Journal # 23.  The purpose is to highlight noteable Heinlein anniversaries.  Bill hopes to publish one per year for the next 5 years.  He has graciously allowed The … Continue reading

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Heinlein the Man

Heinlein the Man by Amy Baxter Amy Baxter, M.D. is the Heinleins’ ‘Adopted Granddaughter, ‘ a relationship she discussed in depth for the first time on the Heinlein Society site in an article about her medical invention, Buzzy®. Read Heinleins’ … Continue reading

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Own Heinlein’s Bed!

How would you like to own Heinlein’s ‘second-best’ bed? Ebay auction coming during LoneStarCon! Robert Heinlein designed and built this bed with attached side tables for himself and his wife, Ginny. After Ginny’s passing in 2003, the bed came to … Continue reading

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Remembering Robert Heinlein, 25 Years Later

May 8, 2013 marks 25 years since the passing of Robert A. Heinlein. Rather than a cause of sadness, this milestone reminds us of the strength and lasting impact of Heinlein, his wisdom, and his works, and how they are, … Continue reading

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Heinleins’ Adopted Granddaughter, Medical Inventor

The Heinleins’ Adopted Granddaughter Invents Medical Product by Deb Houdek Rule  “When your hero adopts you at age 12, there’s little that seems out of reach.” —Amy Baxter, M.D. Amy Baxter, the Heinleins’ adopted granddaughter, is gaining renown as the … Continue reading

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A Guided Tour of the Heinlein Archive Part 2

The Heinlein Society presents… More of… A Guided Tour of the Heinlein Archive guided by William H. Patterson, Jr. This is copyrighted material and may not be copied or reproduced in any form, including on other websites, without permission of … Continue reading

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A Guided Tour of the Heinlein Archive

The Heinlein Society presents… A Guided Tour of the Heinlein Archive guided by William H. Patterson, Jr. This is copyrighted material and may not be copied or reproduced in any form, including on other websites, without permission of the copyright … Continue reading

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A Photo Tour of the Heinlein Archive Part 3

The Heinlein Society presents… A Photo Tour of the Heinlein Archive guided by William H. Patterson, Jr. Part 3 This is copyrighted material and may not be copied or reproduced in any form, including on other websites, without permission of … Continue reading

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Heinlein’s Universe: The Robert A. Heinlein Archive Exhibit part 2

The Heinlein Society presents… Heinlein’s Universe: The Robert A. Heinlein Archive Exhibit (on display April 1 – June 12, 2004) A Photo Tour guided by William H. Patterson, Jr. plus a photo tour of the Heinlein Archive Part 2 This … Continue reading

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Heinlein’s Universe: The Robert A. Heinlein Archive Exhibit Part 1

The Heinlein Society presents… Heinlein’s Universe: The Robert A. Heinlein Archive Exhibit (on display April 1 – June 12, 2004) A Photo Tour guided by William H. Patterson, Jr. plus a tour of the Heinlein Archive Part 1 This is … Continue reading

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The Heinlein Society presents… A Photo Tour of Bonny Doon Part 4

The Heinlein Society presents… A Photo Tour of Bonny Doon Part 4 This is copyrighted material and may not be copied or reproduced in any form, including on other websites, without permission of the copyright holder. ©Virginia Heinlein, used with … Continue reading

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The Heinlein Society presents… A Photo Tour of Bonny Doon Part 3

The Heinlein Society presents… A Photo Tour of Bonny Doon Part 3 This is copyrighted material and may not be copied or reproduced in any form, including on other websites, without permission of the copyright holder. ©Virginia Heinlein, used with … Continue reading

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The Heinlein Society presents… A Photo Tour of Bonny Doon Part 2

The Heinlein Society presents… A Photo Tour of Bonny Doon Part 2 This is copyrighted material and may not be copied or reproduced in any form, including on other websites, without permission of the copyright holder. ©Virginia Heinlein, used with … Continue reading

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The Heinlein Society presents… A Photo Tour of Bonny Doon Part 1

The Heinlein Society presents… A Photo Tour of Bonny Doon Part 1 This is copyrighted material and may not be copied or reproduced in any form, including on other websites, without permission of the copyright holder. ©Virginia Heinlein, used with … Continue reading

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ТРАСТОВЫЙ ФОНД, ОТВЕТСТВЕННЫЙ ЗА ПРЕМИЮ ХАЙНЛАЙН

ВИРЖИНИЯ ХАЙНЛАЙН In English 1916 – 2003 Виржиния Герстенфелд (Virginia Gerstenfeld) закончила Университете Нью-Йорка в 1937 году и работала химиком вплоть до начала Второй мировой войны. Она служила лейтенантом в Военно-морских силах США, будучи сначала сотрудником Бюро аэронавтики, а затем … Continue reading

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This I Believe

“THIS I BELIEVE” by Robert A. Heinlein Robert A. Heinlein wrote these words in 1952 and delivered them to a national radio audience in a broadcast interview by Edward R. Murrow. His wife, Virginia Heinlein, read them when she accepted … Continue reading

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Virginia Heinlein: A Biography

A biography of Virginia Gerstenfeld Heinlein, wife of Robert Heinlein, founder of the Heinlein Society by Robert James, Ph.D. Continue reading

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Robert A. Heinlein: A Biography

A brief biography of Robert A. Heinlein by William H. Patterson, Jr., author of the Locus Award-winning, Hugo-nominated biography of Heinlein: Robert A. Heinlein: In Dialogue with His Century: Volume 1 (1907-1948): Learning Curve Continue reading

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Heinlein History: Kansas City, Missouri

Heinlein History: Kansas City, Missouri around the time the Heinlein family lived there… ©2000 Deb Houdek Rule Robert A. Heinlein was born in 1907 in Butler, Missouri. A few years later the family moved to Kansas City where he grew … Continue reading

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Robert and Rex Ivar Heinlein at the Naval Academy

Robert A. Heinlein and Rex Ivar Heinlein, Jr. at the Naval Academy at Annapolis contributed by Deb Houdek Rule and Geo Rule Robert A. Heinlein United States Naval Academy at Annapolis, class of 1929 “He does have uncanny ability to … Continue reading

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Ginny’s Ashes Join Robert’s by Jim Cunningham

Saturday, April 26, 2003, at about 5:30PM PDT, Ginny Heinlein’s ashes joined Robert’s in the Pacific Ocean. Following is an account of that day graciously provided by her friend James R. Cunningham. –Deb Houdek Rule (webmaster of this site) Virginia … Continue reading

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Spider Robinson Remembers Ginny

from the May 2003 Heinlein Society Newsletter Science fiction author and long-time friend of Robert and Virginia Heinlein was asked to comment on the loss of Ginny for the Heinlein Society Newsletter Today a total stranger on the other side … Continue reading

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A Virtual Wake in Honor of Ginny Heinlein

A Virtual Wake in Honor of Ginny Heinlein Saturday 01-18-2003 9:00 P.M. EST Here Begins The Log You have just entered room “The Lanai.” SubCrid Death: Hola DennEditor: Hello newcomers. AGlusone: Always hard to know. Her friend who wrote had … Continue reading

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The Passing of Ginny Heinlein

The Passing of Ginny Heinlein January 18, 2003 A virtual wake was held for Ginny using the AIM Lanai Meeting Room On Saturday Evening 1-18-2003. 36 people attended. Laura Haywood, a close friend of Ginny’s had been reporting daily on … Continue reading

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Ginny…In Memoriam

In Memoriam… Virginia “Ginny” Heinlein (Virginia Doris Gerstenfeld) 1916 -2003 Mrs. Heinlein passed away peacefully in her sleep the morning of January 18, 2003. She was born in New York, and married Robert Heinlein in 1948. “…Ginny is a chemist, … Continue reading

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