TMS, [1944] : [s.l.].


Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973. TMS, [1944] : [s.l.].

TMS, [1944] : [s.l.].

This is the typewritten manuscript, heavily corrected in pencil by Miss Buck, of her tribute to Chinese leader Sun Yat-sen. Docketed at top: "Speech. Met[tropolitan] Opera House, New York, March 12, 1944." This is the actual reading copy of her tribute.

4 p. ; 28 x 21.5 cm.

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