Gallery view

1958 Aug. 5

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Herbert Aptheker

Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) - Granting permission to Aptheker to "proofread, correct and edit" 'Mansart Builds a School' and 'Worlds of Color'.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1956 Jan. 20

Aptheker, Herbert, 1915-2003

Letter from Herbert Aptheker to W. E. B. Du Bois

Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) - Thanking him for his "very generous and extremely thought-provoking" recent letter and rejoicing in the "well-done" therein doled; commenting on some of the more confusing assertions and "knotty questions" of that letter, regarding "the power of man to better human conditions"; and hoping to discuss the matter(s) further.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 Nov. 25

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Masses and Mainstream

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Herbert Aptheker; suggesting that they make "In Battle for Peace" available for purchase at a "very considerable" book exhibit at the Vienna Peace Congress.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 Oct. 13

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Masses and Mainstream

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Herbert Aptheker; relaying a Holland Roberts's request for 10 signed copies of "In Battle for Peace" and discussing how best the order can be fulfilled.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1955 Jan. 19

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Masses and Mainstream

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Herbert Aptheker; describing proposals from Hungary and Italy with respect to his novel and his own "active effort" to see if publication there is possible; and requesting Aptheker return the chapters of it he has so far marked up.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1957 June 5

Aptheker, Herbert, 1915-2003

Letter from Herbert Aptheker to W. E. B. Du Bois

Aptheker congratulates Du Bois on his television debut.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948

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

Review of To Be Free: Studies in American Negro History

Assessing the scope, approach, and relevance of the author's argument. Du Bois believes Aptheker "has made some of the most important of the new contributions to the history of the Negro in America." Published in Masses and Mainstream, Vol. 1, No. 4, under the title "Freedom's Partisans."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 Sept. 15

Masses and Mainstream

Letter from Masses and Mainstream to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Herbert Aptheker; assuring him that copies of "In Battle for Peace" were present at the recent September meetings of the Progressive Party, and should be available at the other events denoted in his last letter (mums312-b137-i215), and calling his attention to Belfrage's review of same in the September 11 "Guardian."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1959 Dec. 8

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to New Century Publishers

Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) - Du Bois sends remarks and corrections on errors he has found in Mansart Builds a School.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1950 May 2

Aptheker, Herbert, 1915-2003

Note on Herbert Aptheker

New York (N.Y.) - Noting that Aptheker called at 4:50 p.m. that day to request that a sentence or two about "a man of normal appetite" who "carved out a good and valuable career" be inserted into the body of a certain text.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers