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Written by:
Paul R. Williams, American, 1894 - 1980  Search this
Received by:
Harold Louis Williams, American, 1924 - 2015  Search this
Owned by:
Harold Louis Williams, American, 1924 - 2015  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Letter, unfolded): 10 1/2 × 7 1/4 in. (26.7 × 18.4 cm)
H x W (Envelope): 3 3/4 × 7 1/2 in. (9.5 × 19.1 cm)
Type:
envelopes
letters (correspondence)
Place used:
Los Angeles, California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
May 8,1973
Description:
Letter and envelope written by Paul R. Williams to Harold Williams. The letter (a) has white paper with black printed text. There are crease lines where the letter was folded into thirds. There is a central letterhead for Paul R. Williams above the date May 8, 1973. The letter reads [Dear Harold: / The PARTY was a tremendous success. THANKS for / the great job you did putting ALL of the parts to- / gether. / The telephones are still ringing and telegrams pouring in - all expressing "This Was The Greatest". / How about lunch when you get back in town?]. Paul Williams signed the letter in blue ink. The back of the paper is blank.
The white envelope (b) has black printed text in the upper left which reads PAUL R. WILLIAMS, F.A.I.A. / 3440 WILSHIRE BOULEVARD / LOS ANGELES 90005]. The center left of the envelope reads [PERSONAL [underlined]]. To the right of this is the printed address for [Mr. Harold Williams / Kinsey, Meeds & Williams / 1930 Wilshire Boulevard / Los Angeles, California 90057]. There is a black postmark on the back for Los Angeles with the date of May 8, 1973.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Correspondence  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Betty Smith Williams in memory of Harold Louis Williams
Object number:
TA2017.53.5.1.2.1ab
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
Archival Collections
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_TA2017.53.5.1.2.1ab