CLEVELAND AMORY - AUTOGRAPH NOTE SIGNED - HFSID 18394
Sale Price $81.00
Autograph note to George Sanders Radio/TV host from the founder of the Fund for Animals
Autograph note signed: "For George/With thanks -/Cleveland Amory", 5¼x7¾. Ink caption (unknown hand) at lower edge. Cleveland Amory (1917-1998) was an editor at Saturday Evening Post, a critic for TV guide, and a frequent guest on NBC's Today Show. In 1967 he resigned from the board of the Humane Society of the United States, believing its policies to be too cautious, and formed his own group, the Fund for Animals. He was President of the New England Anti Vivisection Society for over 30 years. In his books about his cat Polar Bear, rescued from the New York streets on Christmas Eve, and other writings, he championed animal rights. He recruited many celebrities for his campaign against the wearing of fur. Although not an organizer of the even more militant PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals), he expressed sympathy for that group's "direct action" campaigns on behalf of animals. Today, the Humane Society and Fund for Animals jointly support the Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch, an animal sanctuary in Texas. George R. Sanders, originally a disc jockey, became a prominent radio/TV interview host, first in Los Angeles and later in Portland. Irregularly trimmed left edge. Otherwise, fine condition.
Following offer submission users will be contacted at their account email address within 48 hours. Our response will be to accept your offer, decline your offer or send you a final counteroffer. All offers can be viewed from within the "Document Offers" area of your HistoryForSale account. Please review the Make Offer Terms prior to making an offer.
If you have not received an offer acceptance or counter-offer email within 24-hours please check your spam/junk email folder.