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1931 Jan. 13

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to The Chairman of the NAACP Board of Directors

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning the awarding of the 17th Spingarn Medal to Richard Harrison.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 May 16

White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955

Memorandum from Walter White to N.A.A.C.P. Board of Directors

New York (N.Y.) - Summoning members to the upcoming meeting on May 23 and providing background information on the matter of the Mary D. McMurtrie estate, to be discussed thereat.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 July 5

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to NAACP Board of Directors

New York (N.Y.) - Explaining to the Association's authorities the saga behind his unauthorized, and non-reimbursed, provisional rental of additional office space, the subject of a set of contentious memorandums between himself and the disapproving Walter White (see mums312-b107-i289, i296), and seeking the Board's advocacy on his behalf in the matter.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Apr. 5

White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955

Memorandum from Walter White to NAACP Board members and staff

New York (N.Y.) - Inviting staff members and spouses to an April 12 cocktail party in celebration of Arthur Spingarn's 70th birthday and noting the timing of the Board meeting immediately preceding.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 June 8

White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955

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

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning a letter from William Stuart Nelson.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1941 Oct. 2

Weaver, Archie

Letter from Archie L. Weaver to N.A.A.C.P. Board of Directors

Chicago (Ill.) - Thanking them for the "somewhat confusing" account of the Board's recent actions (relayed in mums312-b096-i378) and responding in detail to the assertions therein, regarding the celebration of William Pickens's 60th birthday, general negligence in correspondence, the administration of the Spingarn Medal, among other issues.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1934 Apr. 17

White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955

Letter from Walter White to NAACP Board of Directors

New York (N.Y.) - Announcing a special meeting of the Board on April 23 to discuss the Pittsburgh "Courier"'s offer "to launch a campaign for the raising of a National Defense Fund" for the Association.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Oct. 11

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People . Board of Directors

Draft of letter from NAACP Board of Directors to Secretary of State

New York (N.Y.) - Stating the N.A.A.C.P.'s position on U.S. involvement in Liberia.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 July 2

White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955

Memorandum from Walter White to NAACP Board of Directors

New York (N.Y.) - Relaying the general agenda of the July 7 Board meeting in Cincinnati.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Mar. 4

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to N.A.A.C.P. Board of Directors

New York (N.Y.) - Noting the Association's total contribution to the "Crisis," as of 1922; noting the magazine's particularly precarious financial situation; and outlining how the Association could aid it so as to prolong publication, as well as how the magazine's own administration might make life-saving adjustments.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers