Correspondence, 1955-1956.


Himes, Chester B., 1909-1984. Correspondence, 1955-1956.

Correspondence, 1955-1956.

Correspondence between Himes and Walter Freeman, an editor at New American Library, regarding the editing and revision of manuscripts for three novels by Himes: The Primitive, The Third Generation, and Mamie Mason.

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Himes, Chester B., 1909-1984 (person)

Chester Bomar Himes was born in Jefferson City, Missouri on July 29, 1909 to Estelle Bomar Himes and Joseph Sandy Himes. In 1926 he enrolled at Ohio State University to study medicine, but was expelled in 1928 and shortly afterward was arrested, convicted for armed robbery, and sentenced to a twenty-five year term in prison. Himes served only part of that sentence, from 1928 to 1936, at the Ohio State Penetentiary in Columbus, during which time he became a published and somewhat well-known write...

Freeman, Walter, 1895-1972 (person)

Medical doctor in Philadelphia, Pa. From the description of Correspondence to Franklin Baldwin Wiley, 1911. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 755921548 ...