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1946 Nov.

African Academy of Arts and Research

Circular letter from African Academy of Arts and Research to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed James H. Robinson, D. George Daly, Maurice P. Davidson, and James S. Watson, for the Board of Directors and Dinner Committee; inviting recipients to a dinner reception on November 22 conferring the Willkie Memorial Award to Emperor Haile Selassie, and featuring addressed by Charlotte Hawkins Brown, A. B. Zuma, James P. Gifford, Jacob W. Walls, W. E. B. Du Bois, ... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Dec. 3

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to African Academy of Arts and Research

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to K. Ozuomba Mbadiwe; thanking him for his thank-you note of November 30 (mums312-b109-i113) and enclosing a copy of the speech he gave at the Academy's recent dinner.(

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Feb. 15

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to African Academy of Arts and Research

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to President K. Ozuomba Mbadiwe; regretfully declining his invitation to sponsor the Academy's "African Music and Dance Festival" and pledging to write soon with respect to the upcoming Colonial Conference.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Jan. 24

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

Invoice from W. E. B. Du Bois to African Academy of Arts and Research

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to the attention of Mbonu Okike; billing him $50 for the January 19, 1946 address at the American Museum of Natural History.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Nov. 22

African Academy of Arts and Research

African Academy of Arts and Research Dinner program

New York (N.Y.) - Describing the proceedings of the Academy's November 22 dinner, effectively conferring the Wendell L. Willkie Award to Emperor Haile Selassie, honoring Academy founder and president K. Ozuomba Mbadiwe and featuring addressed by Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit, Charlotte Hawkins Brown, W. E. B. Du Bois, James P. Gifford, and W. J. Walls. Program cites memorable quotes from promine... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Jan. 25

African Academy of Arts and Research

Letter from African Academy of Arts and Research to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Akiki Nyabongo, Chairman of the Lectures; thanking him on behalf of the Academy for "the splendid manner in which you presented your talk on the Government of Africa" at the Natural History museum (see mums312-b109-i103 for program) and looking forward to his future contributions to the Academy's efforts.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Aug. 23

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to African Academy of Arts and Research

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Mbonu Ojike; thanking him for the invitation to lecture before the Academy and noting his "self-defensive" $50 speaking fee.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Sept. 17

African Academy of Arts and Research

Letter from African Academy of Arts and Research to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed K. Ozuomba Mbadiwe, President; seeking to confirm the date, fee, and topic of his forthcoming address on "The Government," and requesting he send a biographical sketch and glossy photo for publicity purposes.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Feb. 5

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to African Academy of Arts and Research

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to James H. Robinson; refusing to cooperate any further with the Academy until he receives the $50 payment owed to him on the occasion of his January 19 lecture.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Feb. 4

African Academy of Arts and Research

Letter from African Academy of Arts and Research to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Rev. James H. Robinson, Chairman of the Board of Directors; inviting him to a formal luncheon in New York in order to "present [the Academy's] new program to you and a few of the leaders interested in Africa."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers