Gallery view

1960 Aug.

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

Ownership history of Great Barrington parcel

New York (N.Y.) - Noting the owners, stations, and transactions pertaining to the Du Bois land parcel in Great Barrington. For later version, see mums312-b151-i266; for diagrams, i264, i265.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 July 18

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to J. McArthur Vance

New York (N.Y.) - Concerns restoration of Du Bois's house near Great Barrington. Describes work already done (roof, chimney) and requests further information from architect Vance about plans, specifications, utilities.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 Nov. 4

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Frank Vigezzi

New York (N.Y.) - Concerns restoration of house in Great Barrington. Requests bill for what is currently owed and estimate for additional work.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 May 17

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to J. McArthur Vance

New York (N.Y.) - Concerns restoration of Du Bois's house near Great Barrington. Seeks estimate of costs involved.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 Apr. 23

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to J. McArthur Vance

New York (N.Y.) - Confirms meeting in Great Barrington to discuss restoration of Du Bois's house.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1953 Nov. 30

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Paul Ross

New York (N.Y.) - Du Bois writes Ross to inform him that he has decided to sell the Great Barrington property.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 Mar. 30

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Joseph Frein

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning Du Bois' attempts to buy a small tract of land bordering his property in Great Barrington, Massachusetts.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1961 June 13

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Searles High School Alumni Association

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to George P. Fitzpatrick, President; thanking him for his kind invitation (mums312-b154-i212) and regretting he cannot attend, as the function therein described conflicts with his trip to Romania; and adding his thoughts on the protection and preservation of the Housatonic River, "the natural Main Street of the Town of Great Barrington."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 May 21

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Joseph Frein

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning Du Bois' attempts to buy a small tract of land bordering his property in Great Barrington, Massachusetts.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1960 Aug.

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

Maps of Great Barrington parcel

New York (N.Y.) - Du Bois's pencilled renderings of the dimensions and titles of land parcels in Great Barrington.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers