ARCHIBALD MacLEISH - AUTOGRAPH 9/1933 - HFSID 225905
ARCHIBALD MacLEISH Three-time Pulitzer Prize winner signs and dates on this 6x4 card Signature: "Archibald MacLeish/New York/September 1933", 6x4 card with 2½x2½ printed photograph affixed to left side.
Sale Price $162.00
Three-time Pulitzer Prize winner signs and dates on this 6x4 card
Signature: "Archibald MacLeish/New York/September 1933", 6x4 card with 2½x2½ printed photograph affixed to left side. In the 1930s, ARCHIBALD MacLEISH (1892-1982) began writing verse concerned with social issues: Conquistador (1933 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry), Frescoes for Mr. Rockefeller's City (1933), Public Speech (1936) and America Was Promises (1939). Librarian of Congress (1939-1944) and FDR's Assistant Secretary of State (1944-1945), MacLeish was Chairman of the U.S. delegation to the London Conference that drew up the UNESCO charter (1945). He was later awarded the 1953 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry (Collected Poems 1917-1952) and the 1959 Pulitzer Prize in Drama (J.B.) and a Tony Award that same year for Best Play (J.B.). He won an Academy Award for Documentary Feature (The Eleanor Roosevelt Story) in 1965 and was presented the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1977. Professor at Harvard from 1949-1962, MacLeish was a lecturer at Amherst from 1963-1967. Paperclip rust and crease at left edge. Corners creased. Otherwise, fine condition.
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