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William Styron letter to Robert W. White

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Creator:
Styron, William, 1925-2006
White, Robert W. (Robert Winthrop), 1925-2006
Type:
Correspondence
Place:
Conn.
Date:
1962 June 26
Place of publication, production, or execution:
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Physical Description:
1 letter : typescript ; 13 x 9 cm.
Summary:
Styron relates his experience witnessing a hearing at the Connecticut State Prison in which a prisoner named Benjamin Reid was granted clemency. He mentions that he saw "Salome, bathed in sunlight" (presumably a sculpture by White) when he returned and muses whether she had something to do with the verdict.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)14487
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Robert W. White papers, 1889-2003, bulk circa 1920s-2003
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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