Papers [holograph and typescript] : 1948-1971 / Archibald MacLeish.


Papers [holograph and typescript] : 1948-1971 / Archibald MacLeish.

Includes addresses, remarks and speeches, dedications and introductions concerning Deerfield Academy, Grandma Moses, Lessing's "Nathan the wise", the Library of Congress, Memorial Day, David Siqueiros, F.D. Roosevelt, UNESCO and the U.S.S. Saipan (CVL-48), as well as early versions of MacLeish's classroom lectures, poems and plays.

22 folders (35 cm.) ; 9 lin. inches.

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