Grover, E.O. typewritten letter to City Manager Winter Park. (1p. 8 1/2 x 11). Requests info about Zora Neale Hurston,'s...


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Grover, E.O. typewritten letter to City Manager Winter Park. (1p. 8 1/2 x 11). Requests info about Zora Neale Hurston,'s funeral. Gift of Frances Grover.
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Hurston, Zora Neale

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February ;15, 1960

930 Cam~ellia rvenue
Wlinte~lr E:k, "Llerble

D;' ear Nr. VaCxweill

T wonder if youl can sjsve mle a -ny informa~tion rgegrdin the
lacst; day~s of ~ollr TITnrsont7 the Py~fro no~v;~resistw!ho diedf
recently. She died in Fort Pierce, but she was` a long-
till-e r -sident, of Du~~ rallie. W: sawI t~e nnn~olncementt of
hear death in last wieek's PHenWSwee Mag~zine.

In sptte of the traepdy of her later ~ears,h shewas probably
t~e -ost rl'stingu~isted Peg~ro noveligst in t)-e country. I
had the pleaslire of )-elpi~ng her in the pltblication of her
frrs' n?el. ent~'tlsd, ".Trnah's Courd 7'!e." P~s he s '-orn
i'n tl-e tow~n of Eatonville, and they are talking of some kind
of ~a memo~rZal to her.

i7An YOuZ I-pr f13 memn:-'?o~lld, no n rnrardnc For? logyt cfnys
the neme of the p7hysician wh-o treated her, and the hospital
uri-:re st-e diod?" T on? :ondrerinp if th-ert we~re any: frntshed
or unfinishede man-scripts in the little shack inl Eau rOallie
in &?.cl shP 1.sed to 1fi'fe.

I sh.;11 gran~tly a rectr te .nrl Inf:rmatiotn you can cive me.
I hope that thlings arei goicwll with you.~ Time is catch-
ing up wirthl me, rand 5f I live until crune IC shr11 celebrRee
my 90th birthday! With best w~sbes, I am

Vern cordi 11y yours,

Edwsn 0. Grover

MJr. Clark M'a'xwell, City Maenager


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