Lot 408: Albert Schweitzer

RR Auction

RR Auction

2015-07-27 11:43:17

Lot 408: ALS in German, one page, 8.25 x 5.75, May 21, 1963. Letter to Professor Gitter in Stolberg, in part (translated): "I thank you and the nurses of the Medical Clinic for the honor of naming one of the 5 wards after me…Unfortunately, your letter has arrived too late. I could not answer you in time. Everything is going well at the hospital. We are 7 doctors and 17 European nurses, with hospital space for 400 patients." A central vertical fold, a small hole to lower left corner and slight creasing, otherwise fine condition. Accompanied by the original mailing envelope and an unsigned photo of Schweitzer. RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 458 Wednesday, 12th August 2015 Estimate: $200-400
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