Carl van Vechten letter and postal cards to University Place Book Shop, 1946-1947.

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Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964. Carl van Vechten letter and postal cards to University Place Book Shop, 1946-1947.

Carl van Vechten letter and postal cards to University Place Book Shop, 1946-1947.

The collection consists of two postal cards and one letter from van Vechten to Manhattan's University Place Book Shop, between 1946-1947, each seeking to purchase a list of books; the letter also cites items from a previous order, asking various amendments to his account. Two of the items are addressed to Walter Goldwater.

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Goldwater, Walter.

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BIOGHIST REQUIRED Walter Goldwater first opened the University Place Book Shop in 1932. He financed the Shop, situated in a loft at 821 Broadway at 12th Street, with the help of a six hundred dollar loan from "a Communist uncle by marriage." Goldwater specialized in African and African American literature, as well as old and rare books. As proprietor of University Place, Goldwater became part of the vibrant community of booksellers whose shops crowded Fourth Avenue from 9th to 14th ...

Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964

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Carl Van Vechten was an American novelist, critic, essayist, book collector, and photographer. From the description of Carl Van Vechten collection of papers, 1922-1964. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122455166 From the guide to the Carl Van Vechten collection of papers, 1911-1964, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) Carl van Vechten (1880-1964) was an American photographer, writer,...