Josephine Baker papers Digital
Letters written by performer Josephine Baker to husband Robert Brady, with two children's stories by Baker and other papers.
Language of Materials
Collection materials are in French and English.
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There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.
Extent.1 linear feet (1 box)
Consists mostly of letters written by Josephine Baker to artist Robert Brady (1928-1986), who became her husband in 1973. The letters discuss American race relations and politics, in addition to personal matters. The collection also includes six other letters to or from Baker or Brady; three typescript works by Baker which were sent to Brady; and a typescript charter for a French university.
Biographical / Historical
Josephine Baker was an American singer, dancer, and actress, who became a citizen of France in 1937.
Arranged alphabetically by author.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
2006MT-72r. Purchased with the Howard D. Rothschild fund, received: 1995 February 20.
Processed by: Rick Stattler
- Baker, Josephine, 1906-1975. Josephine Baker papers, 1967-1975: Guide.
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