Category: The Heinleins

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 Society to post the 2013 Calendar before it’s release. Please click on this link to…
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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’ Adopted Granddaughter, Medical Inventor This piece, “Heinlein the Man,” also appears as the concluding article…
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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 The Heinlein Society. Now is your chance to own it. After unsuccessfully trying to find…
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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, and will, reach into the future. Heinlein has never been out-of-print, and thanks to the…
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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 inventor of a medical device called Buzzy®. The Buzzy is designed to take the pain…
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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 the copyright holder. Introduction and Captions by William H. Patterson Several pictures were found hanging…
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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 holder. Introduction and Captions by William H. Patterson   Only a few Heinleiners have had…
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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 the copyright holder. Introduction and Captions by William H. Patterson The Exhibit was brought to…
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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 is copyrighted material and may not be copied or reproduced in any form, including on…
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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 copyrighted material and may not be copied or reproduced in any form, including on other…
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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 her permission Captions by William H. Patterson go to Bonny Doon photos part 1 go…
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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 her permission Captions by William H. Patterson go to Bonny Doon photos part 1 go…
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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 her permission Captions by William H. Patterson go to Bonny Doon photos part 1 go…
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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 her permission Captions by William H. Patterson Bonny Doon was the name of the area…
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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 – экспериментальной станции военно-воздушных сил морского базирования в Филадельфии. Там она встретилась с Робертом Хайнлайном…
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Heinlein Timeline

On January 7, 2013  I posted a Heinlein timeline on the Heinlein Facebook page for a reader who asked for assistance in determining the order of Robert’s books.  The post drew a lot of looks, many more than I expected,  so I decided to create an improved timeline which of course wouldn’t fit in Facebook.  …
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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 on his behalf NASA’s Distinguished Public Service Medal on October 6, 1988, awarded him posthumously.…
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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.

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

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 up. Kansas City around this time figures prominently in several Heinlein pieces, being the homes…
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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 do those things which to others seem impossible.” – Lucky Bag, 1929 “…the foil was…
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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 “Ginny” Heinlein (Virginia Doris Gerstenfeld) April 22, 1916 – January 18, 2003 Deb has asked…
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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 of the continent phoned while I was out to tell me that he’d been camped…
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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 been visiting daily and giving some of us a nightly e-mail and altho it wasn’t…
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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 her condition. On Saturday Morning 1/18/03 I received the following: Not very much to report.…
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