CORNELIUS WEYGANDT AUTOGRAPHED FLY LEAF


Cornelius Weygandt was born December 13, 1871 in Germantown  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  Cornelius the son of Cornelius Nolen Weygandt and Lucy Elmaker Thomas. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1891. He worked as a reporter for the Philadelphia Record, 1892-1893 and then for the Philadelphia Evening Telegraph, 1893-1897. In 1897 he joined the Department of English at the University of Pennsylvania as Instructor. In 1901 Weygandt received his Ph.D. writing his dissertation on the “Tendencies in Contemporary Poetry,” and in 1931 Weygandt received an Litt.D. His career at the University continued until his retirement in 1953. Weygandt authored over eighteen books. He married Sara Matlack Roberts. They had two children, Cornelius Nolen Weygandt and Ann Matlack Weygandt. He died in 1957. Original Cornelius Weygandt Autograph, signed on a Fly Leaf. Approx. Size 5 1/4 x 8 inches. Regular Price – $ 95.00 / Sale Price – $ 24.95.

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