Gallery view

1947 Nov. 24

Smythe, Hugh H. (Hugh Heyne), 1913-1977

Memorandum from Hugh H. Smythe to Madison Jones

Washington (D.C.) - Requesting that he take note and follow through on an attached memorandum; and suggesting that "perhaps a word to Mr. Dombrowski from the Association is in order."

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1934 Jan. 11

Phelps-Stokes Fund

Preliminary Memorandum on 'The Encyclopedia of the Negro' Project

Washington (D.C.) - Describing the proceedings of and resolutions adopted at the Conference held at Howard University on January 9, 1932; listing attending members; reviewing the project's origins, purposes, administration and governing structure, scope, timeliness, character, organization, contribution protocol, headquarters, budget, and relationships with third party organizations. Signe... more

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1946 Nov. 18

Wendell L. Willkie Awards

Speakers at the Wendell L. Willkie Awards dinner

Washington (D.C.) - Listing the names and affiliations of the Awards dinner's two speakers, Assistant Secretary of State Spruille Braden, and Norfolk Journal publisher P. B. Young.

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United States . Bureau of Education

Memorandum from the Bureau of Education re the Educational Directory

Washington (D.C.) - Memorandum explaining that high demand for the Educational Directory and low funding together necessitate that the volume be purchased, at a price of 30 cents per copy; describing the Directory and outlining its contents and components.

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American Council of Learned Societies

Memo from American Council of Learned Societies

Washington (D.C.) - Asking members to fill out the enclosed questionnaires.

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1915 Oct. 16

Hawkins, J. R. (John Russell), b. 1862

Memorandum from J. R. Hawkins to the chairman and members of the Board of Directors of National Pageant and Dramatic Association of Washington, D.C.

Washington (D.C.) - Submitting a financial report of the ticket sales for the production of the "Star of Ethiopia" pageant October 11, 13 and 15.

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United States . Passport Office

Memorandum from United States Passport Office to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Sent by R. B. Shipley, Chief; enclosing his passport, now validated for proposed travel to Czechoslovakia, and advising "that only absolutely essential travel should be undertaken."

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Murphy, George B., 1906-1986

Memorandum from George Murphy to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Reporting thoroughly on his recent conversation with the 87-year-old Henry P. Slaughter, in which Marshall proposes various ideas for establishing a foundation or organizing his voluminous materials, and Slaughter dutifully ignores them; comments on the somewhat bewildering career and legacy of W. E. B. Du Bois; and requests a signed copy of "Ordeal of Mansart."

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1925 Mar.

Washington Terminal Company

Memorandum from Washington Terminal Company to parcel porters

Washington (D.C.) - Signed W. M. Marks, Station Manager; instructing porters that they can "under no conditions" bring "colored passengers to the dining room at this Station."

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Sigma Pi Phi

Testimonial dinner honoring W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Expressing the Fraternity's admiration and support for W. E. B. Du Bois's "defense of democracy and human decency the world over."

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