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John XXIII, Pope (1881-1963) [Endorsement of John XXIII written as A. Roncalli] [in Italian]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00154.12 Author/Creator: John XXIII, Pope (1881-1963) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph endorsement signed Date: 30 May 1952 Pagination: 2 p. ; 18.1 x 13.6 cm.

Summary of Content: Roncalli's endorsement is written on verso of a letter signed by Myron Charles Taylor, a United States diplomat. Taylor's typed letter was created 30 May 1952 on Hotel Ritz, Paris stationery. Taylor writes "With reference to our conversation of yesterday concerning a closer union of denominations in the cause of peace, my personal culmination of effort along that line is in the creation of Anabel Taylor Hall at Cornell University, which is a limited University of ten thousand students, and is the first example of interfaith cooperation that I am aware of in the sense of this activity. I would like you to familiarize yourself with it. The dedication of Anabel Taylor Hall will occur in October of this year..." Refers to a picture he sends (not included) portraying the exterior of Anabel Taylor Hall. Roncalli's endorsement is written in Italian.

Background Information:

People: John XXIII, Pope, 1881-1963
Taylor, Myron Charles, 1874-1959

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: ReligionVaticanCatholicismGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyEducationCold War

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