CARL VAN DOREN - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 11/28/1945 - HFSID 343924
CARL VAN DOREN The Pulitzer Prize-winning author signs this typed letter in response to an autograph request Typed letter signed: "Captain Van Doren" in black ink. 6x5 clipping affixed to 8½x11 sheet. New York, November 28, 1945.
Sale Price $180.00
CARL VAN DOREN
The Pulitzer Prize-winning author signs this typed letter in response to an autograph request
Typed letter signed: "Captain Van Doren" in black ink. 6x5 clipping affixed to 8½x11 sheet. New York, November 28, 1945. In full: "Dear Captain Ward: Please believe that I earnestly wish for you a steady and full recovery from your illness; and that I hope you will have every success in the collection of autographs you are making; and that I consider myself honored by your request for mine along with the others. Sincerely yours". Carl Van Doren (1885-1950), a literary critic and professor at Columbia University, won a Pulitzer Prize in 1939 for his biography of Benjamin Franklin. Carl was the brother of fellow Columbia University professor and Pulitzer Prize winner Mark Van Doren and the uncle of Charles Van Doren, briefly famous from the rigged quiz show Twenty One. Corners slightly rounded. Newspaper article affixed to front. Lightly creased from adhesive. Otherwise, fine condition.
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