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Written by:
Maya Angelou, American, 1928 - 2014  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 10 1/2 × 7 1/4 in. (26.7 × 18.4 cm)
Type:
letters (correspondence)
Place made:
Boyes Hot Springs, Sonoma County, California, United States, North and Central America
Place used:
San Francisco, California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
March 22, 1976
Description:
A typewritten letter, black ink on white paper, written to George Washington High School in San Francisco, California, and signed in blue ink by Maya Angelou. At top center is a P.O. box address in Boyes Hot Springs, California. The letter is dated at top right [March 22, 1976] and addressed to Claire Camozzi, teacher of "San Francisco Experience Classes." In the body of the letter, Angelou accepts an invitation from the school for a visit, but declines to be a guest for lunch. Angelou's signature appears at bottom right. There are no marks or inscriptions on the reverse of the letter.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Correspondence  Search this
Education  Search this
Literature  Search this
Youth  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Claire Camozzi
Object number:
2020.51
Restrictions & Rights:
© Estate of Maya Angelou
Permission required for use. Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
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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/fd5dd1358a4-6403-42e5-81c7-be1be4108e59
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2020.51