Gallery view

1947 Sept. 29

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Foreign Affairs

New York (N.Y.) - Asking if they would be interested in an article on the Stettinius plan on Liberia.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1933 Aug. 1

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

Telegram from W. E. B. Du Bois to Secretary of State, Liberia

New York (N.Y.) - To L. A. Grimes, Secretary of State: "Do not yield."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1908 May 25

Americo-Liberian Industrial Co.

Letter from the Americo-Liberian Industrial Co. to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Five page letter fragment to Du Bois from the Americo-Liberian Industrial Co. outlining current conditions in Liberia, the goals and objectives of the Company, and the refusal of the Liberian Government to honor a previous contractual agreement.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1944 Oct. 20

Buell, Raymond Leslie, 1896-1946

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

New York (N.Y.) - Written on "Time" stationery; describing his interest in Hayman and Preece's "Lighting Up Liberia" and seeking his opinion on the work.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1934 Aug. 31

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

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

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to the Honorable L. A. Grimes; confirming Grimes's interpretation of Du Bois's latest correspondence, stating his willingness to assist in the Liberian dilemma (see mums312-b071-i034), and informing him "I do not ask any honorarium" for said efforts; enclosing recent correspondence with Dorothy Detzer.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1944 Oct. 11

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

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

New York (N.Y.) - Describing his increased interest in Liberia and consideration of it as "a quasi-colony of the United States"; suggesting he contact American Minister Lester Walton for detailed and accurate information on conditions there; and regretting that "in the biological sense" "there are no American Liberians."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1924 Aug. 21

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Sie Thorgues

New York (N.Y.) - Per his query (mums312-b168-i527), apologizing for the delay in responding to his "Crisis" submission on Liberia and suggesting that if he provide more hard facts and "a minimum of comment or exhortation, we might be able to use it."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1933 Aug. 28

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

Telegram from W. E. B. Du Bois to Secretary of State, Liberia

New York (N.Y.) - To L. A. Grimes, Secretary of State: "Don't yield" is crossed out and "Do not yield" is written in.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Sept. 5

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Lillie Maie Hubbard

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning President Charles Dunbar King of Liberia. a possible vacation on Europe and the recent Pan African Congress.

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