Written by
Baldwin, James, American, 1924 - 1987
Received by
Baldwin, Berdis, American
Date
January 19, 1977
Medium
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions
H x W: 11 1/2 x 8 1/4 in. (29.2 x 21 cm)
Description
A handwritten letter from James Baldwin to his mother, Berdis Baldwin in January 1977. In the letter Baldwin mentions enclosed photographs that his friend Max took. He also references being in the middle of writing a new book and calls it his "hardest work".
Transcription Center Status
Transcription Available
Classification
Documents and Published Materials
Type
letters (correspondence)
Topic
Communication
Literature
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of The Baldwin Family
Object number
2011.99.22
Restrictions & Rights
© James Baldwin Estate
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd538c97636-f4f7-4010-af8d-ffd3a17d5221
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