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LILA ACHESON WALLACE TYPED LETTER SIGNED BY CO-FOUNDER OF READER'S DIGEST & PHILANTHROPIST

$150.00

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LILA ACHESON WALLACE TYPED LETTER SIGNED, "Lila Acheson Wallace", co-founder of Reader's Digest and philanthropist,1p, 9.5 x 10, on Reader's Digest letterhead, n.d., to Maryland graphic artist Bruce Etchison, thanking him for a "print of the House of Sir Archibald Acheson -- a fascinating document which I am delighted to have. I shall share it with relatives...it will have a permanent place in the family records." She further promises a visit and congratulates him on his new studio. Fold creases, otherwise in fine condition.

Lila Bell Wallace (1889 –1984) was an American magazine publisher and philanthropist. Wallace co-founded Reader's Digest with her husband Dewitt Wallace, publishing the first issue in 1922.

Bruce Etchison (1918-2009) was a museum director, painter, educator, lecturer, graphic artist.

Acheson House was built in 1633 for Sir Archibald Acheson, a government minister for King Charles I.

$150  #10950