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1948 Jan. 14

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

Telegram from W. E. B. Du Bois to Chicago Defender

New York (N.Y.) - Typed draft of a telegram, asking Lucius Harper of the "Chicago Defender" to release his column, "Conference in China" to Bernard Seaman. Draft includes handwritten notes explaining that the message was also phoned to Seaman's secretary, and was dictated on January 14, 1948.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1955 Aug. 8

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

Night letter from Shirley and W. E. B. Du Bois to Anna Melissa Graves

New York (N.Y.) - Draft of a night letter offering "deep congratulations" on her 80th birthday.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1950

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

Telegrams sent by W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Drafts of three telegrams sent by W. E. B. Du Bois: one to Dwight Little thanking him for assisting with arrangements for Nina Du Bois's funeral, one to Henry A. Stevens, the undertaker of Nina Du Bois's funeral, explaining that he will arrive in Great Barrington on Friday afternoon, and one to the Hotel Miller, reserving a hotel room.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers