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us: Baldwin, James, 1924-1987

  • URI(s)

  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Fuller Name

    • James Arthur
  • Variants

    • us: Bolduïn, Dz͡heĭms, 1924-1987
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1924-08-02
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1987-12-01
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Harlem (New York, N.Y.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Saint-Paul (Alpes-Maritimes, France)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) New School (New York, N.Y.)
    • Gender

    • Associated Language

    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Fiction
          (lcsh) Drama
            (lcsh) Poetry
              (lcsh) Civil rights
            • Occupation

                (lcsh) Civil rights workers
                  (lcsh) Authors, Black
                    (lcsh) Novelists
                      (lcsh) Poets
                        (lcsh) Dramatists
                    • Sources

                      • found: Go tell it on the mountain, 1953.
                      • found: NUCMC data from Fisk Univ. Libr. for Julius Rosenwald Fund. Archives, 1917-48 (James Arthur Baldwin)
                      • found: Washington Post, 12/2/87 (James Baldwin, African American playwright, novelist, wrote about the black experience; d. 12/1/87 in France)
                      • found: Contemporary writers, v.120 index (Baldwin, James (Arthur), 1924-)
                      • found: Wikipedia, June 22, 2010: (James Baldwin; b. August 2, 1924 in Harlem, New York, U.S; died December 1, 1987 (aged 63) in Saint-Paul de Vence, France; attended the New School (NYC); occupation: writer, novelist, essayist, poet, playwright, civil rights activist; most of Baldwin's work deals with racial and sexual issues in the mid-20th century in the United States)
                      • found: Encyclopedia of African American History, accessed via The Oxford African American Studies Center online database, July 27, 2014: (Baldwin, James, James Arthur Baldwin; James Arthur Jones; essayist, fiction writer, playwright; born 02 August 1924 in Harlem, New York, N.Y., United States; artist and activist for black life and black history in America; recipient of numerous awards, including an honorary doctorate from the University of Nice, France, the literary award the Socialist Rights of Man; commander in the French Legion of Honor; died 01 December 1987 in French Riviera, France)
                    • LC Classification

                      • PS3552.A45
                    • Change Notes

                      • 1979-09-27: new
                      • 2016-01-09: revised
                    • Alternate Formats