Written by
Baldwin, James, American, 1924 - 1987
Received by
Whaley, Paula Baldwin, American
Date
mid-20th century
Medium
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions
H x W: 11 3/4 x 8 1/4 in. (29.8 x 21 cm)
Description
A three-page typewritten poem by James Baldwin to his sister Paula on her birthday. The poem would later be published with the title "Some Days (for Paula)" in Baldwin's poetry collection "Jimmy's Blues: Selected Poems." The poem is signed: "Love Jimmy."
Transcription Center Status
Transcribed by digital volunteers
Place made
Saint-Paul-de-Vence, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France, Europe
Classification
Documents and Published Materials
Type
poems
Topic
Literature
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of The Baldwin Family
Object number
2011.99.18
Restrictions & Rights
© James Baldwin Estate
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd528d9e147-5983-429f-999f-a5ed0fe5b766

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