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'Stockholm, a brilliant ceremony in the flower-decked great hall of the Stockholm Concert House, Pearl Buck, American writer, is shown receiving from King Gustav V of Sweden the 1938 Nobel Prize in Literature.  Nine members of the Swedish Royal Family, the entire diplomatic corps and outstanding representatives of Sweden's Cultural and Scientific bodies looked on as the 80-year-old Monarch handed Mrs. Buck a parchment certificate bound in tooled leather, the Nobel medal and a check for an amount equal in American money to about [unreadable].'