Photos and Letters from James Dean's Grandparents. Included are two handwritten letters in pencil from Emma Dean to Josephine Regensburg, dated late 1960, and one of them on Charles Dean's personal stationery; a typed note titled "My Favorite Prayer by james Byron Dean (Jimmie Dean)" signed by Emma in blue ink; a handwritten letter in pencil from Charles Dean to Chaw Mank, dated March 10, 1956; a handwritten note title "Jimmy's Benediction" by Charles in black ink; and an undated three-page letter recalling details about James written by Charles in pencil. Also included are one b&w and three color snapshots of Emma and Charles Dean; a b&w 6" x 9" studio portrait of the two; and a great b&w 8" x 10" profile portrait of James. The items are in overall Very Fine condition, with moderate yellowing and wear to the benediction letter, and mild wear and tear to the rest. From the James Dean Museum archive. With COA from David Loehr.

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