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Manuscript Note from Evangeline Bruce to Kay Evans on her Georgetown  Personal Letterhead

Manuscript Note from Evangeline Bruce to Kay Evans on her Georgetown Personal Letterhead

Manuscript Note from Evangeline Bruce to Kay Evans on her Georgetown  Personal

Manuscript Note from Evangeline Bruce to Kay Evans on her Georgetown Personal Letterhead Letter -

by Bruce, Evangeline ; [Signed] ; [Katherine "Kay" Evans]

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Washington. Very Good. Letter. Autograph; 2 pages; Manuscript Note from Evangeline Bruce to Kay Evans on her Georgetown Personal Letterhead for 1405 Thirty-Fourth Street / Washington, D.C. 20007. "Saturday // Dear Kay - I've never had / a better time than at your / dinner this week - Blush / when I remember how casually / I accepted suggestion of coming / alone. - The strain on your man-power reserves! But / guilt didn't prevent my / having a remarkably agreeable // time. // Thank you, thank you / both. / Affec. / Evangeline" (5.5" X 8.25") Evangeline Bruce (née Bell) (1914 –1995) was an American society hostess and writer. In 1942, during World War II, she was recruited and moved to London to work for the American Office of Strategic Services, the predecessor of the Central Intelligence Agency, where she met her husband, who was appointed the head of the London headquarters by General William J. Donovan. Her husband David Bruce worked for every U.S. President from Harry S. Truman to Gerald R. Ford in various capacities, including as the U.S. Ambassador to France, the Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Germany in Bonn, and the Ambassador to the United Kingdom. PROVENANCE: Katherine "Kay" Winton Evans was a Washington writer and editor and with her husband political columnist and television journalist Rowland Evans, Jr. a major figure in the social life of Georgetown, Washington, DC from the 1960s on. Mrs. Evans grew up in Minnesota outside Minneapolis on the shore of Lake Minnetonka; her father David J. Winton was president of the Winton Lumber Company. She graduated from the Putney School in Vermont and was a 1946 graduate of Vassar College, where she was editor of the Vassar Chronicle. After college she worked on the editorial page of The Minneapolis Times, and moved to Washington in 1948 where she met and married Rowland Evans, Jr., then a reporter for the Associated Press Washington Hill bureau. Mrs. Evans was on staff of Senator Hubert H. Humphrey and later for Senator Paul H. Douglas. In 1980 she became the managing editor of The Washington Journalism Review, a publication on the press and in 1983 became editor, a position she held until 1987. Mrs. Evans was a trustee for Vassar College for 15 years. Their home was the site of many memorable gatherings of influential and remarkable people from journalism, politics and general society over the decades from the 1960s to the 2000s. .
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  • Title Manuscript Note from Evangeline Bruce to Kay Evans on her Georgetown Personal Letterhead
  • Author Bruce, Evangeline ; [Signed] ; [Katherine "Kay" Evans]
  • Binding Letter
  • Condition Used - Very Good
  • Bookseller's Inventory # 43676

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