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Baldwin, James Arthur, 1924-1987 (Writer and Civil Rights Activist)



  • Existence: 1924 - 1987


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:


Portfolio 5, 1964 - 1972

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10275/1/2/1/1/5
Scope and Contents A portfolio containing original artwork, mounted on and framed by card, which have been produced by Roger Law for his work with various publications. Some of these card mountings contain instructions for printers.The following items are present:1. A collaged pencil drawing featuring a representation of author and literary critic, Cyril Connolly, which was used in an issue of The Sunday Times (RL/Pre-/816).2. Two coloured pencil...
Dates: 1964 - 1972
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: See sub-level descriptions for any information on access restrictions or closures of material.

The Observer Weekend Review, 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10275/1/2/1/3/4
Scope and Contents

Two hardboard woodcuts containing print designs that were used on the front page of the 19 April 1964 issue of The Observer Weekend Review, illustrating an essay written by American writer and civil rights activist, James Baldwin, titled, Why I Stopped Hating Shakespeare. One of the prints is a representation of Baldwin (RL/Pre-/819), and the other is a representation of William Shakespeare (RL/Pre-/911).

Dates: 1964
Conditions Governing Access: Restricted. Not available for consultation. Please contact repository.