Typed letter signed “Bill,” to Isabel Leighton. Announcing her appointment to the Board of Governors of the Menninger Foundation.

Topeka: The Menninger Foundation for Psychiatric Treatment, Education and Research, 30 March 1950.

Price: $200.00

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2 pp. 1 vols. 4to. Folded, some short tears along margins.

Item #17917

Accompanied by the final leaf of a typed letter signed “Bill,” also to Miss Leighton, dated 6 April 1950 saying how pleased he is with her acceptance of the position on the Board of Governors of the Menninger Foundation. Isabel Leighton, later Mrs. Arthur Hugh Bunker, was a war correspondent, playwright, actress, radio personality and author and very active with various social responsibilites. She was the author of “Where Away,” and her short story “Fat Girl” was chosen for inclusion among the “100 Best Stories to Come of the War.” Her theatrical successes include “Spring Again” and “Mercenary Mary” and as a war correspondent she covered both Asia and Europe with her articles appearing in most of the leading periodicals in the country.