The papers contain audiocassettes, videocassettes, photographs, correspondence, and printed material related to David Leeming's biography of James Baldwin, James Baldwin: A Biography. The seventy-two audiocassettes contain interviews with various family, friends, and colleagues of James Baldwin and his close friend and mentor, Beauford Delaney. The five videocassettes contain television programs and an anthology of films on Baldwin. The photographs depict portraits of Baldwin and snapshots of Baldwin alone and with friends in his Saint-Paul-de-Vence residence and at other locations. Other Papers includes correspondence regarding Leeming's research and permissions for his biography on Baldwin, James Baldwin's autograph signature, and two published books by Leeming.