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William Styron letter to Robert W. White, 1962 June 26

William Styron letter to Robert W. White, 1962 June 26

Styron, William, 1925-2006

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Title: William Styron letter to Robert W. White

Date: 1962 June 26

Physical Details: 1 letter : typescript ; 13 x 9 cm.

Description: Styron relates his experience witnessing a hearing at the Connecticut State Prison in which a prisoner named Benjamin Reid was granted clemency. He mentions that he saw "Salome, bathed in sunlight" (presumably a sculpture by White) when he returned and muses whether she had something to do with the verdict.

Creator: Styron, William, 1925-2006

Forms part of: Robert W. White papers, 1889-2003, bulk circa 1920s-2003

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation: William Styron letter to Robert W. White, 1962 June 26. Robert W. White papers, 1889-2003, bulk circa 1920s-2003. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 14487