ARCHIBALD MacLEISH - TYPESCRIPT SIGNED - HFSID 41614
Sale Price $162.00
Three-time Pulitzer Prize winner Archibald MacLeish signs typescript of The End of the World
Typscript signed: "Archibald MacLeish", 1p. 8½x11 yellow paper with decorative border. "THE END OF THE WORLD" 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. Fine condition.
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