Letter to Berdis Baldwin from James Baldwin

Written by
Baldwin, James, American, 1924 - 1987
Received by
Baldwin, Berdis, American
Date
20th century
Medium
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions
H x W: 11 11/16 x 8 1/4 in. (29.7 x 21 cm)
Description
A typewritten letter from James Baldwin to his mother, Berdis Baldwin. In the letter, Baldwin tells his mother that he is planning to return home in October after his book is published. Baldwin also refers to a letter that he sent to his sister, Paula, and asks his mother to interpret it for her.
Transcription Center Status
Transcribed by digital volunteers
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
2011.99.23
Restrictions & Rights
© James Baldwin Estate
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd573aba8a5-2b4c-4ce7-8ae2-dbf7c63cce84