OPUS 004, Let There Be Light

OPUS 004, Let There Be Light
OPUS 004
LET THERE BE LIGHT
 
OPUS Number
004
Box Number
003
Title
Let There Be Light
Category
Manuscript
Type
Short story
Dates, approximate
Written May 1939
Pages
114
Description
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.
Publication

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)

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Original File Name
00000053_OPUS4.pdf
Notes
Future History
Alternate title: “Prometheus Carries the Torch”