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Written by:
James Baldwin, American, 1924 - 1987  Search this
Received by:
Berdis Baldwin, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 11/16 x 8 1/4 in. (29.7 x 21 cm)
Type:
letters (correspondence)
Date:
20th century
Description:
A typewritten letter from James Baldwin to his mother, Berdis Baldwin. In the letter, Baldwin tells his mother that he is planning to return home in October after his book is published. Baldwin also refers to a letter that he sent to his sister, Paula, and asks his mother to interpret it for her.
Transcription Center Status:
Transcribed by digital volunteers
Topic:
African American  Search this
Communication  Search this
Literature  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of The Baldwin Family
Object number:
2011.99.23
Restrictions & Rights:
© James Baldwin Estate
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd573aba8a5-2b4c-4ce7-8ae2-dbf7c63cce84
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.99.23