Gallery view

1957 Sept. 9

Murphy, George B., 1906-1986

Letter and receipt from George Murphy to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Noting the $139.50 balance on the additional 50 copies of "Ordeal of Mansart" he has undertaken to sell for Du Bois; enclosing payment received for a copy thereof sold to Mrs. Goldie Watson of Philadelphia; and acknowledging receipt of the signed copy for Mr. Slaughter and the 9 extra he recently requested.

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 George B. Murphy

New York (N.Y.) - Thanking him for his willingness to locally promote and sell "Worlds of Color" (see mums312-b154-i044) and noting he leaves that Thursday for a 6-week sojourn in Europe; "I shall be sure to bring you some small souvenir."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1959 Dec. 29

Murphy, George B., 1906-1986

Letter from George B. Murphy to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Murphy thanks Du Bois for the arrangement with "Mansart Builds a School;" Murphy informs Du Bois of the books popularity and explains who bought multiple copies and for what purposes.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1950 Sept. 22

Murphy, George B., 1906-1986

Letter from Walter B. Murphy, Jr. to Dr. and Mrs. Walter Goens

Mentioning that W. E. B. Du Bois will be conducting a press conference on September 24th.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1951 Jan. 18

New Century Publishers

Letter from New Century Publishers to Freedom Associates

New York (N.Y.) - Mentioning that they are still considering publishing all of W. E. B. Du Bois's election campaign speeches, but that they are still working out details.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1954 June 3

American Committee for Protection of Foreign Born

Letter from the American Committee for Protection of Foreign Born to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N. Y.) - Inviting Du Bois to the sessions of the National Conference of Defense Committees.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1961 Mar. 15

Murphy, George B., 1906-1986

Letter from George Murphy to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Expressing his deepest sympathies upon the sudden passing of Yolande Du Bois Williams -- "all of us in our family always felt rather close to Yolande" -- and noting he should "simply advise me" "If there is anything you wish me to do."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1950 Sept. 30

Murphy, George B., 1906-1986

Telegram from George B. Murphy, Jr. to R. A. Simmons

- Relaying W. E. B. Du Bois's "delight" over plans to launch a committee in support of his senatorial campaign (see also mums312-b129-i367) and instructing him to "proceed as indicated in letter" (mums312-b129-i370).

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1963 Mar. 22

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to George B. Murphy

Accra (Ghana) - Just after his 95th birthday, briefly describing his progress on the Encyclopedia Africana, while admitting "I am too old and weak to do much effective work"; and sending his and Shirley's fond regards.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1957 June 26

Murphy, George B., 1906-1986

Letter and receipt from George Murphy to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Noting the $112 balance owed on the 100 copies of "Ordeal of Mansart" he is selling for Du Bois, and enclosing payment received for copies thereof sold to D. C. lawyer Leroy McKinney.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers