Gallery view

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.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1924 Jan. 2

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

A third journey to Pan-Africa

United States - Handwritten draft of article published in the New Republic as "The Negro Takes Stock," discussing racial discrimination and United States relations with Africa; references the Pan-African congress.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1962 Dec. 12

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

First international congress of Africanists

Accra (Ghana) - Typed draft with corrections of a speech marking the congress as a "turning point in African scholarship", and celebrating the increasing appearance of "institutes and societies for the scientific study of Africa's past and present life".

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Dec. 10

Ben-Samu, Jovanne, Ras

Letter from Ras Jovanne Ben-Samu to W. E. B. Du Bois

Rome (Italy) - Concerns tip to Ethiopia, ways for African Americans to work with Ethiopia, to prepare for settling there.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1944 Apr. 7

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Council on African Affairs

Atlanta (Ga.) - Addressed to Max Yergan; describing recent correspondence with Amy Jacques Garvey (widow of Marcus) and Harold Moody regarding the establishment of a "post-war conference to consider needs and demands of Negroes"; noting his hopes to hold a Fifth Pan African Congress in London at the end of the war; and inviting him to co-sponsor same. (Text identical to that of mums312-b102-i053, ... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1959 June 2

Kenyatta, Jomo

Letter from Jomo Kenyatta to W. E. B. Du Bois

Nairobi (Kenya) - Kenyatta refers to Du Bois as brother; writes in response to Du Bois' letter dated June 4, 1958; Kenyatta speaks of their brothers in Africa and the West Indies obtaining freedom; discusses pan-Africanism congresses; asks Du Bois to make arrangements to have his children sent to America for their education.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1944 Apr. 7

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

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

Atlanta (Ga.) - Addressed to him c/o Robert Rockmore; describing recent correspondence with Amy Jacques Garvey (widow of Marcus) and Harold Moody regarding the establishment of a "post-war conference to consider needs and demands of Negroes"; noting his hopes to hold a Fifth Pan African Congress in London at the end of the war; and inviting him to co-sponsor same. (Text identical to mums312-b102-i... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1960 June

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

The peoples of Africa and world peace

Africa - Typed fragments of a draft of an article published in the Bulletin of the World Peace Council discussing the peace movement as it relates to the decolonization of Africa.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1955 Mar.

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

Pan-Africanism

Africa - Typed draft of an article published as "Pan-Africanism: A Mission in My Life" in United Asia. In this article Du Bois recalls his participation in the Pan-African movement from the organization of the first Pan-African Congress through the contemporary national liberation movements in Africa.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1955

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

Unidentified speech fragment on South Africa

South Africa - Discusses South Africa and her politics, as well as Untied States' and England's relations with Africa, colonization, and Pan-Africanism.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers