Gallery view

1948 Apr. 6

Lewis, Oscar, 1914-1970

Letter from Oscar Lewis to W. E. B. Du Bois

Saint Louis (Mo.) - Thanking him for the attention paid to his recent article on "Wealth Differences in a Mexican Village," and seeking advice and bibliographic referral for a research paper he is writing on the history of slavery.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1933

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

History of reconstruction notes

Notes with page citations from Edward McPherson's 1871 book "The Political History of the United States of America During the Period of Reconstruction, (From April 15, 1865 to July 15, 1870) Including a Classified Summary of the Legislation of the Thirty-ninth, Fortieth and Forty-first Congresses". Most likely for Du Bois's book "Black Reconstruction".

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1956 July 8

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Anna Melissa Graves

New York (N.Y.) - Responding to her recently enclosed letter to Anna Louise Strong (mums312-b144-i201) and suggesting she send it to the editor of the "Guardian"; noting that he agrees with her completely on the public perception and memory of Stalin, his leadership in the Soviet Union, and his role in World War II; and crediting to him the victory over Hitler.

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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.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1915

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

Burghardt family history

Outlining the sources of information for his genealogical research on the Burghardt Family and listing deaths, births, marriages.

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1954 May 1

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

The history of Africa

Annandale-on-Hudson (N.Y.) - Typed draft with notes and corrections of a speech given at the Eight International Student Conference at Bard College on the history of Africa.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1907 June 7

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Atlanta University

Atlanta (Ga.) - Detailed history, to date, of Conference for the study of Negro Problems. Includes several reviews of conference publications from the press. Written for potential Russell Sage Foundation grant.

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1919 June 28

Williams, Edward Christopher, 1871-1929

Letter from E. C. Williams to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Concerning correspondence with the War Department over records of World War I. For Du Bois's history of African Americans during World War I.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1934 Nov. 11

Fisher, Ruth Anna, 1886-

Letter from Ruth Anna Fisher to W. E. B. Du Bois

London (England) - Concerns possibility and hope of Du Bois coming to London to collaborate on book project about the Royal African Companies, about which she provides more information. Mentions interest and support of Dr. Jameson.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1915

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

The history of the Negro in twelve living pictures

Listing chronologically the key pivotal events that marked the lives of early black Americans and briefly describing iconic scenes for each.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers