Legion of Honour Reception Invitation to David Baldwin from François Mitterrand

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  • Image for Legion of Honour Reception Invitation to David Baldwin from François Mitterrand
3 images
Received by
Baldwin, David, American
Subject of
Baldwin, James, American, 1924 - 1987
François Mitterrand, French, 1916 - 1996
Medium
ink on cardboard; ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions
4 11/16 x 6 3/16 in. (11.9 x 15.7 cm)
Type
invitations
Place depicted
55 Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, Paris, Île-de-France, France, Europe
209 West 97th Street Apt. 4D, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date
June 13,1986
Description
An invitation (a) from then French President, François Mitterrand, inviting David Baldwin to a reception honoring James Baldwin's promotion to the rank of Commander in the French National Order of the Legion of Honour. The reception was held at the Palais de l'Elysee (French president's residence) on Thursday, June 13, 1986. Also included is the envelope (b) addressed to [Monsieur David BALDWIN] and a recommendations card (c).
Transcription Center Status
Transcribed by digital volunteers
Topic
African American
Amusements
Communication
Literature
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of The Baldwin Family
Object number
2011.99.17abc
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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Classification
Documents and Published Materials
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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