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 11/16 x 8 1/4 in. (29.7 x 21 cm)
Type
letters (correspondence)
Date
May 15, 1983
Description
A handwritten letter from James Baldwin to his brother, David, in which he asks David if he objects to the proposed dedication for his book "The Evidence of Things Not Seen." Baldwin also tells his brother that he has begun the screenplay for "Just Above My Head."
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
2011.99.27
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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