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1921 July 15

Vinck, M. A.

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to M. A. Vinck

Concerning a dispute with the Palais Mondial and meetings of the Pan African Congress. Mentions M. Paul Otlet and Blaise Diagne. Typescript sent care of Leon Hennebecq to Brussels, Belgium.

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1945 Mar. 31

United States . Dept. of State

Letter from United States Department of State to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Signed Henry S. Villard, Division of African Affairs; thanking but declining his invitation to the April 6-7 Colonial Conference, on account of the onerous preparations the office is making in advance of the impending United Nations Conference at San Francisco.

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1941 Mar. 18

Whitehurst, K. E.

Letter from K. E. Whitehurst to W. E. B. Du Bois

Tallahassee (Fla.) - Explaining her interest in participating in "Phylon Institute," even though she has not conducted any specific studies on the "economic developments of the American Negro."

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1955 Mar. 28

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Chinese People's Committee for World Peace

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Kuo Mo Jo; describing the general American population's awareness of the U.S.A.'s role as "war monger" and outlining its continued efforts against this; and regretting that the government has restricted his and fellow citizens' foreign travel so much that it will be "practically impossible" for any Americans to attend the peace conference described in his recent letter (mu... more

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1927 Feb. 24

White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955

Memorandum from Walter White to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning Du Bois' appearance at the NAACP Conference to speak on "Russia and Her Race Problem".

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1960 Sept. 7

All-African Students' Conference

Letter from All-African Students' Conference to W. E. B. Du Bois

London (England) - Signed Dennis Phombeah, Secretary-General; addressed to Du Bois c/o Cedric Belfrage in London; describing the October 12-14 conference and Ghana President Kwame Nkrumah's participation therein; noting its various themes and objectives; and inviting Du Bois to address its inaugural session.

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1955 Apr. 19

World Peace Council

Letter from World Council of Peace to W. E. B. Du Bois

Vienna (Austria) - Signed Jean Laffitte; thanking him for his letter on the stinted struggle for peace in the U.S. (mums312-b144-i304); describing approaches towards the Council's most sound initiatives and endeavors; requesting that he recommend "detailed proposals" for working with American peace activists; and that he constructively criticize the agenda for the May 22-29 meeting to tak... more

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1945 Jan. 16

Logan, Rayford Whittingham, 1897-1982

Letter from Rayford W. Logan to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Expressing his interest in the impending Colonial Conference and recommending seven individuals whose presence thereat might be desirable.

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1961 Dec. 21

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

Report to the Ghana Academy of Sciences

Africa - Typed draft with corrections of a speech concerning Du Bois' views on Africa, African history, Pan-African Congresses, and the creation of an African Encyclopaedia.

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1952 Apr. 24

Hyman, Lillian, 1916-2012

Letter from Lillian Hyman to Paul Robeson

New York (N.Y.) - For W. E. B. Du Bois, and per the matter of arranging "an American organization directly in alliance with the World Peace Council," enclosing advice garnered from Gloria Agrin, and pledging to write Mr. Laffette as well on the matter.

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