Letter to David Baldwin from James Baldwin

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Written by
Baldwin, James, American, 1924 - 1987
Received by
Baldwin, David, American
Medium
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions
H x W: 11 1/2 x 8 1/4 in. (29.2 x 21 cm)
Type
letters (correspondence)
Date
ca. 1975
Description
In this typewritten letter from James Baldwin, to "Dear brother" (David according to his sister, Paula), he discusses the progress of "Beale Street" and an offer on "Another Country". This letter also includes a new poem written by Baldwin titled, "Jimmy's Blues".
Transcription Center Status
Transcribed by digital volunteers
Topic
African American
Communication
Literature
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of The Baldwin Family
Object number
2011.99.26
Restrictions & Rights
© James Baldwin Estate
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Classification
Documents and Published Materials
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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