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1945 Apr. 6

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

Colonial Conference resolution

New York (N.Y.) - Describing the resolutions adopted at the April 6-7 Colonial Conference at the New York Public Library, promoting the founding and maintenance of "economic, social and political standards" in colonial territories, mandated by the United Nations, the political autonomy of said lands, and the "fullest measure of international cooperation" in improving and advancing their ... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Jan. 2

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

Report of the NAACP Department of Special Research

New York (N.Y.) - Reporting on W. E. B. Du Bois's progress and accomplishments as the Association's "Director of Special Research"; noting the acceptance of "Color and Democracy" by Harcourt, Brace; coordination of the April Colonial Conference; recent lectures at universities and cultural institutes; and membership on the Wendell Willkie Award committee.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Apr. 20

National Urban League

Letter from National Urban League to NAACP

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Lester B. Granger, Executive Secretary; addressed to Walter White; in response to the Association's query (mums312-b107-i226), conveying the League's political stances and convictions to be relayed at the United Nations Conference at San Francisco; corroborating the resolutions adopted at the April Colonial Conference, and supporting advances in the "educ... more

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1946 Sept. 17

All India Students' Conference

Letter from All India Students Congress to W. E. B. Du Bois

Dadar (Bombay, India) - Signed Dinkar Sakrikar, Secretary; cordially inviting him to the Congress's Annual Conference to be held at Lahore, Punjab; describing its agenda and tentative proceedings; noting the concurrent meeting of the Conference of all Asiatic and Colonial Students; and seeking his personal presence and participation in both.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Sept.

All India Students' Conference

Air letter from All India Students Congress to W. E. B. Du Bois

Dadar (Bombay, India) - Signed Dinkar Sakrikar, Secretary; describing the aims, origin, and tentative schedule of the impending Conference of Asiatic and Colonial Students and seeking his and the NAACP's cooperation therein.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Apr. 9

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

Report of the NAACP Department of Special Research

New York (N.Y.) - Reporting on W. E. b. Du Bois's progress and accomplishments as the Association's "Director of Special Research" between March 12 and April 9; listing lectures given in that window; describing the attendance, proceedings, successes, and resolutions of the April 6-7 Colonial Conference at the New York Public Library; noting Du Bois's new memberships, plans to attend the United N... more

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1945 Mar. 13

Wilkins, Roy, 1901-1981

Memorandum from Roy Wilkins to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Relaying the Board's approval of the proposed Colonial Conference budget and pledging to help arrange his travel and accommodations to and in San Francisco for the United Nations Conference there.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Mar. 7

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to Roy Wilkins

New York (N.Y.) - Attaching the proposed text of the Colonial Conference invitation, and seeking his suggestions thereon.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Apr. 10

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

Invoice from W. E. B. Du Bois to NAACP

New York (N.Y.) - Billing the Association $21.80 in reimbursement for various expenses incurred in connection with the April 6-7 Colonial Conference: travel expenses of three delegates, janitorial services at the New York Public Library, and "other miscellaneous expenses."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Apr.

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

Draft of Colonial Conference resolution

New York (N.Y.) - Typed draft of the four resolutions adopted at the April 6-7 Colonial Conference (mums312-b107-i143 bearing Du Bois's editorial marks), urging an end to Colonialism, the international oversight of its demise, the foundation of "an international body of colonial peoples" and the social and economic development thereof. See mums312-b107-i141 for finalized version.

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