Name

National Institute of Arts and Letters (U.S.) (132)
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 (81)
Benét, William Rose, 1886-1950 (20)
Kronenberger, Louis, 1904-1980 (17)
Geffen, Felicia, 1903-1994 (16)
American Academy of Arts and Letters (9)
Canby, Henry C. (4)
Moore, Douglas, 1893-1969 (4)
Brooks, Van Wyck, 1886-1963 (3)
Canby, Henry Seidel, 1878-1961 (3)
Cowley, Malcolm, 1898-1989 (3)
Du Bois, Shirley Graham, 1906-1977 (2)
Hyman, Lillian, 1916-2012 (2)
La Farge, Christopher, 1897-1956 (2)
Nevins, Allan, 1890-1971 (2)
Adams, Léonie, 1899-1988 (1)
Auden, W. H. (Wystan Hugh), 1907-1973 (1)
Baxter, Nadine (1)
Chute, Marchette, 1909-1994 (1)
Clarke, Gilmore D., 1892-1982 (1)
Conley, Marc, 1890-1980 (1)
Diggs, Ellen Irene, 1906- (1)
Du Bois, Shirley Graham, 1896-1977 (1)
MacLeish, Archibald, 1892-1982 (1)
Nation Associates (New York, N.Y.) (1)
Shepley, Henry Richardson, 1887-1962 (1)
Solow, Martin (1)
Train, Arthur Cheney, 1875-1945 (1)
Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972 (1)
United States . Congress . House (1)
United States . House . Committee on Un-American Activities (1)
United States . President (1)
Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959 (1)

Topic

Anti-communist movements (7)
United States (5)
Books (2)
Censorship (2)
Awards (1)
Colonies (1)
Death and burial (1)
Decolonization (1)
Economic conditions (1)

Genre

Correspondence (79)
Circular letters (43)
Programs (documents) (12)
Proposals (11)
Ballots (8)
Blank forms (8)
Admission tickets (6)
Amendments (administrative records) (5)
Biographies (documents) (5)
Bylaws (administrative records) (5)
Invitations (4)
Memorandums (3)
Rosters (3)
Envelopes (2)
Petitions (2)
Telegrams (2)
Announcements (1)
Certificates (1)
Diagrams (1)
Diplomas (1)
Leaflets (printed works) (1)
Lists (document genres) (1)
Postcards (1)
Reports (1)
Resolutions (administrative records) (1)
Summaries (1)
Timetables (1)

Collection

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers (132)

Place

New York (N.Y.) (125)
Atlanta (Ga.) (4)
United States (2)
Africa (1)
New York (1)
New York (N. Y.) (1)

 

 

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New York (N.Y.) - Listing alphabetically the members who did not sign the Institute's recent appeal to Congress against the Un-American Activities Committee (among them, W. E. B. Du Bois.) See mums312-b120-i160 for petition; and i161 for members who signed it.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

National Institute of Arts and Letters (U.S.)
1948 Jan. 26
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New York (N.Y.) - Signed William Rose Benét; addressed to all Institute members; relaying that members approved the Resolution described in his letter of March 8 (mums312-b129-i114) and voted against the academic gown proposed in that of March 30 (mums312-b129-i115, i119).
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

National Institute of Arts and Letters (U.S.)
1950 Apr. 20
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New York (N.Y.) - Listing the Institute's administrators and members, and providing brief bios of the recipients of its grants in the Departments of Art, Literature, and Music (among them Shirley Graham).
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

National Institute of Arts and Letters (U.S.)
1950 May 25
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New York (N.Y.) - Sent by Henry C. Canby, Secretary; relaying that his election to the Institute will be formally announced at the December 15 dinner meeting and sent to the papers for publication on the 17th.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

National Institute of Arts and Letters (U.S.)
1943 Dec. 14
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New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to all members; signed William Rose Benét, Secretary and Douglas Moore, President; on the recommendation of Gilmore D. Clarke, enclosing a list of Institute members who voted "no" on the body's resolution of December 30, 1947 (see mums312-b129-i160 for copy of said document; i161 for list of "yes" voters).
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

National Institute of Arts and Letters (U.S.)
1948 Jan.
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New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Felicia Geffen; bidding the Institute note his new New York address.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1944 Nov. 9
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New York (N.Y.) - Describing the principal works and accomplishments of the "candidates for membership who have qualified in their respective departments," and listing them alphabetically thereunder; for Art, Frank W. Benson, Aymar Embury, Edward Hopper, and Franklin Watkins; for literature, Franklin P. Adams, Robert P. T. Coffin, Bernard de Voto, Lillian Hellman, Christopher La Farge, J... more
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

National Institute of Arts and Letters (U.S.)
1945
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New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to William Rose Benét; regretting he cannot attend the October 22 members' meeting, as "my train will not get me into New York in time."
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1947 Oct. 14
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New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Felicia Geffen; per her recent query (mums312-b125-i193), recommending Shirley Graham for an "Arts and Letters" grant, and briefly describing her "distinguished literary career."
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1949 Sept. 21
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New York (N.Y.) - Signed Louis Kronenberger, Secretary; enclosing and describing the proposed establishment of a National War Arts Commission, identifying "the recognition of the arts as an essential phase of the morale and natural resources of the country" and seeking Members' responses thereto.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

National Institute of Arts and Letters (U.S.)
1953 Mar. 17