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Written by:
Cynthia Packard  Search this
Received by:
David Baldwin, American  Search this
Subject of:
James Baldwin, American, 1924 - 1987  Search this
ink or paper (fiber product)
H x W (letter): 11 x 8 1/2 in. (27.9 x 21.6 cm)
H x W (envelope): 4 1/4 x 9 1/2 in. (10.8 x 24.1 cm)
letters (correspondence)
Place depicted:
Route de la Colle, Saint-Paul-de-Vence, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France, Europe
325 New Africa House, Amherst, Massachusetts, United States, North and Central America
July 20, 1994
A typewritten letter (a) dated July 20, 1994 from Cynthia Packard, James Baldwin’s former assistant, to David Baldwin. In the letter Packard conveys her feelings about James Baldwin and how she misses him even seven years after his death. Packard signed the letter with "Cyndie." Also included is the envelope (b) that the letter was sent in. The letter was sent from the W.E.B. Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst where Packard taught.
Transcription Center Status:
Transcribed by digital volunteers
African American  Search this
Correspondence  Search this
Literature  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of The Baldwin Family
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