Theodore Sturgeon, author of The Dreaming Jewels, Venus Plus X, and countless short stories and novellas, remains a seminal figure in science fiction and fantasy. Below, see how some of his writings came together with archival notes and early drafts of three works, including the landmark novel More Than Human. All images courtesy of Special Collections, Spencer
Research Library, University of Kansas.
An image of page typescript from More Than Human:
story ideas from Sturgeon's "inspiration file":
dated 6/12/66 and entitled "Spock Blows Top," for an episode of Star
Trek that Sturgeon wrote, ultimately titled "Amok Time":