Gallery view

1947 Oct. 13

Liberia . Delegation to the General Assembly of the United Nations

Letter from Liberian Delegation to the United Nations to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Manda A. Morris (?), Delegation Secretary; regretting they cannot answer his query of October 10 (mums312-b114-i166) and referring him thereon to the Acting Secretary of the Treasury at Monrovia (see mums312-b114-i168 for follow-up).

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Jan. 27

Schuyler, George S. (George Samuel), 1895-1977

Letter from George S. Schuyler to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Commenting at length on Du Bois's review of his novel "Slaves Today" as printed in the February "Crisis" and describing his thoughts on labor conditions in Liberia; the true cause of the natives' plight; and the blame to be placed on them for their compliance with wrongdoing.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Mar. 11

Fletcher, Angus

Letter from Angus Fletcher to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning Du Bois' article, "Liberia and Rubber", from the "New Republic" and loans from England given to Liberia.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Oct. 28

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Liberia Treasury Dept.

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to the Acting Secretary; requesting to view official documents demonstrating the impact of the Firestone Company on economic conditions in Liberia, for reference in an article he is preparing for "one of the influential American magazines."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 June 14

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to President of Liberia

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to President C. D. King; commissioning from him a short article on his country, for feature in a forthcoming number of the "Crisis," and suggesting a series topics he might choose to treat therein.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Mar. 25

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Angus Fletcher

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning Du Bois' article, "Liberia and Rubber", from the "New Republic" and loans from England given to Liberia.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1944 Oct. 5

Buell, Raymond Leslie, 1896-1946

Letter from Raymond L. Buell to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Written on "Time" stationery; seeking his thoughts on social and political conditions in Liberia, for a study he is making on the subject.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Oct. 10

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Liberia Treasury Dept.

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to William E. Dennis; requesting documents evidencing the effects of the Firestone Company on Liberian economic conditions.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1934 Aug. 21

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Anna M. Graves

New York (N.Y.) - Concerns possibility of Du Bois representing Liberia at League of Nations meeting: "I should very glad to have your advice and guidance if I should go, and I would certainly try to do something in England." Briefly states views on Liberia.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1934 June 2

Walton, Lester A., 1882-1965

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

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning an editorial in "The New York Age" entitled "America, Save Liberia" and efforts by Liberian President Barclay to enlist the support of the United States for a reconstruction program. Typed "personal and confidential".

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers