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1934 July 9

Atlanta University

Letter from Atlanta University to W. E. B. Du Bois

Atlanta (Ga.) - Signed John Hope; suggesting that Du Bois attend the League of Nations Council to represent Liberia, and recommending that he visit Liberia before going to Geneva: "it would be better for you, Liberia, and the deliberations generally."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1935 Feb. 27

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Liberia Supreme Court Justice

Atlanta (Ga.) - Addressed to the Honorable L. A. Grimes. Concerns possibility of working with Macmillan on book on Liberia. Also mentions ongoing interest in Liberian relations with the United States.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 Mar. 16

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Harry W. Roberts

Atlanta (Ga.) - Effectively returning his manuscript on Liberia, in accordance with Roberts's request (see mums312-b080-i196) and admitting "it would be difficult... to get it published in the United States."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1934 July 3

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Liberia Supreme Court Justice

Atlanta (Ga.) - Addressed to the Honorable L. A. Grimes; inquiring what he can do to assist in the "Liberian dilemma," the vicissitudes of which he has been following "with great interest"; describing recent correspondence with Dorothy Detzer offering similar services; and relaying regards to the Liberian president.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1933 Nov. 15

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Federal Council of Churches of Christ in America

Atlanta (Ga.) - Concerning the origination of a letter sent by the United States State Department claiming that the Federal Council of Churches has endorsed a plan to appoint a Liberian Chief Advisor.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Sept. 3

West, T. E., Jr.

Letter from T. E. West, Jr. to W. E. B. Du Bois

Atlanta (Ga.) - Concerning work in Liberia after hearing a lecture by Du Bois. Signed by T. E. West Jr, 1925 graduate of Atlanta University.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1935 Feb. 4

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Macmillan Company

Atlanta (Ga.) - Concerns recently published books about Liberia and proposes a new book taking an economic angle on the country's history.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1933 Mar. 17

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to the U. S. Department of State

Atlanta (Ga.) - Concerning a request for material that the Department is distributing to the public regarding the latest developments in Liberia.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1934 July 3

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom

Atlanta (Ga.) - Concerning the possible appointment of Du Bois as a representative of Liberia at the United Nations.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 May 9

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Lester A. Walton

Atlanta (Ga.) - Thanking him for his letter of April 14 (mums312-b080-i441) and commenting on its various topics: his weekly column in the "Pittsburgh Courier," the death of John Hope, the account of "Liberia on the upgrade," the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" project, and the matter of his imminent international travel.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers