Gallery view

1929 Apr. 11

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to Crisis Committee

New York (N.Y.) - A draft of Du Bois's notes on the magazine's finance and administration, hiring needs, and treatment of "the larger question of our permanent solvency." See mums312-b182-i561 for typed version.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Sept. 7

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

Memo from W. E. B. Du Bois to National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

New York (N.Y.) - Providing a financial statement concerning clerical assistance in his office for the month of August.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Jan. 27

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to Madison S. Jones

New York (N.Y.) - In response to his recent memo on the state and location of Du Bois's office, describing at length the five-year-long saga with the Board regarding provision of sufficient working space and supplies, and insisting that the Board has treated him unfairly. Littered with Du Bois's hand-pencilled edits; see mums312-b120-i272 for later version.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Apr. 12

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to Walter White

New York (N.Y.) - Suggesting that the Association send notices to "the great Negro church organizations, labor organizations, fraternal organizations, fraternities and other national Negro groups" offering to represent them and voice their concerns and resolutions at the upcoming United Nations Conference in San Francisco, where they have just been awarded designated representation (see mums312-b107... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 July 9

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

Memo from W. E. B. Du Bois to Walter White

New York (N.Y.) - Draft of a memorandum mums312-b121-i030 to Walter White; concerning a public statement Du Bois made expressing his political views, and the fact that the NAACP has forbidden political activity of employees, but has not forbidden employees from having and sharing their political views.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Sept. 7

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

Memo from W. E. B. Du Bois to National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

New York (N.Y.) - Draft of memo mums312-b121-i051-001; explaining his reasons for not complying with Walter White's request to provide topics that might be discussed at the United Nations meeting in Paris.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Oct. 10

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

Statement from W. E. B. Du Bois to NAACP members and secretary

New York (N.Y.) - In response to the secretary's request for appraisals of "the situation ahead of us... with relation to the objectives and methods of the Association," and for discussion at the impending staff conference, recommending that the group dedicate its energies to initiatives oriented towards "economic illiteracy, the colonial peoples, education, health, democracy, and politi... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Apr. 13

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to Walter White

New York (N.Y.) - Enclosing, for his comment, a draft of the telegram he proposes to send to organizations seeking resolutions and messages to relay at the San Francisco United Nations conference (see mums312-b107-i223 for full description of proposal.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Sept. 7

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

Memo from W. E. B. Du Bois to National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

New York (N.Y.) - Draft of memo mums312-b121-i051-001; explaining his reasons for not complying with Walter White's request to provide topics that might be discussed at the United Nations meeting in Paris.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers