John L. De Forest / Sholem Asch collection 1941-1995 1941-1943


John L. De Forest / Sholem Asch collection, 1941-1995, 1941-1943

John L. De Forest / Sholem Asch collection 1941-1995 1941-1943

Collection consists of correspondence addressed to Asch, many letters carrying dictated drafts of his response on them. There are four typescripts of essays by Sholem Asch as well as five scripts for a Christmas pageant performed in Stamford, Conn., in 1943. Also present is De Forest's typescript memoir entitled, "My Hours with Sholem Asch."

Total Boxes: 1; Linear Feet: 0.4

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