Gallery view

1958 Feb. 2

Padmore, George, 1902-1959

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

Accra (Ghana) - Apologizing once again for his lapse in correspondence; noting his assumption of an advisory post to Ghanaian Prime Minister Kwame Nkrumah; describing efforts to bring Du Bois and Shirley to Accra; and outlining excitedly their progress.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1961 Jan. 4

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to President of Ghana

Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) - Addressed to Dr. Kwame Nkrumah; describing the results of his preliminary efforts on the Encyclopedia Africana and tabulating the revised weekly cost of conducting introductory work thereon.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1962 June 13

Ghana . Functions Secretariat

Letter from Ghana Functions Secretariat to Kwame Nkrumah

Accra (Ghana) - Concerning the presentation of the Lenin Peace Prize for 1961 to Kwame Nkrumah.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1961 Mar. 22

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to President of Ghana

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Dr. Kwame Nkrumah; describing the prospect of Dr. Gene Weltfish lending her assistance to the African Institute and endorsing her competence and expertise; "there is no person in America who could be of more help to your African studies."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1961 Mar. 30

Ghana . President (1961-1966 : Nkrumah)

Letter from President of Ghana to W. E. B. Du Bois

Accra (Ghana) - Signed Kwame Nkrumah; thanking him for his recent letters and rejoicing in the Encyclopedia Africana's steady progress; relaying his recent return from London and plans to "try and take a few days complete rest to get my batteries re-charged!"

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1960 Oct. 10

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

Correspondence pertaining to the 'Encyclopedia Africana'

Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) - Listing the persons and institutions from whom he's received replies with regard to the compilation and redaction of the Encyclopedia Africana.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1957 Mar. 8

Nkrumah, Kwame, 1909-1972

Telegram from Kwame Nkrumah to W. E. B. Du Bois

Accra (Ghana) - Nkrumah sends his regrets that Du Bois cannot attend the celebration in Ghana.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1961 June 21

Ghana . President (1961-1966 : Nkrumah)

Letter from President of Ghana to W. E. B. Du Bois

Accra (Ghana) - Signed Kwame Nkrumah; describing his very agreeable meeting with Kumar Goshal (upon Du Bois's recommendation) and noting he is currently busy preparting for his July trip to Russia "and other European countries."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1962 June 9

Nkrumah, Kwame, 1909-1972

Letter from Kwame Nkrumah to W. E. B. Du Bois

Accra (Ghana) - Nkrumah agrees to try to send over a graduate of the Achimota School to work for the Encyclopedia Africana.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1961 Feb. 15

Ghana . President (1961-1966 : Nkrumah)

Telegram from President of Ghana to W. E. B. Du Bois

Accra (Ghana) - Sent by Kwame Nkrumah; noting that his proposal regarding the Encyclopedia Africana has been accepted and endorsed by the Ghana Academy of Learning, and that details thereon shall be furnished in a letter, following.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers