Gallery view

1956 Sept. 26

Banks, Glovina Virginia Perry

Letter from Glovina Virginia and W. R. Banks to W. E. B. Du Bois

Prairie View (Tex.) - Inquiring into how he stands with the Nasbrits; noting upcoming events at Prairie View State College; and noting difficulties finding work in the south if one's sexual liking "is in the wrong direction," but pledging to help a certain someone, if Du Bois can "answer the one most important question for us."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1961 Sept. 24

Banks, Glovina Virginia Perry

Letter from W. R. and Glovina Virginia Perry Banks to Shirley and W. E. B. Du Bois

Prairie View (Tex.) - Addressed to "Dear Ones"; sending them "choicest blessings" and wishing them well on their way to Ghana; describing W. R.'s recent tribute at the College; and thanking Du Bois once again for the message of greeting he furnished thereto (mums312-b153-i385).

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1949 Sept. 21

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to President and Mrs. Banks

New York (N.Y.) - Writing to introduce the Banks' to his friend of many years, Ethel Ray Nance, secretary to President Lanier.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1961 Apr. 9

Banks, Glovina Virginia Perry

Letter from W. R. and Glovina Virginia Perry Banks to Shirley and W. E. B. Du Bois

Prairie View (Tex.) - Addressed to "Dear Ones"; declaring themselves "your students" and "with all love and deep sympathy."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1961 Aug. 21

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Glovina Virginia Perry Banks

New York (N.Y.) - Thanking her for her "Freedom Ways" compliments; noting that all three installments of the "Black Flame" trilogy are now available for sale; and enclosing a brief statement in advance of the celebration for her husband W. R. that September.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1935 Apr. 3

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Principal and Mrs. W. R. Banks

Atlanta (Ga.) - Expresses appreciation for recent visit to Prairie View and the conference on the Education of Negroes in Texas.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1950 July 7

Banks, Glovina Virginia Perry

Letter from Glovina Virginia Perry and William Rutherford Banks to W. E. B. Du Bois

Baltimore (Md.) - Relaying their condolences upon the June 26 passing of Nina Du Bois.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1915

Banks, W. R. (Willette Rutherford)

Holiday greeting

Prairie View (Tex.) - Sending holiday greetings.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 May 22

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Mr. & Mrs. W. R. Banks

New York (N.Y.) - Describing the current state of Nina Du Bois following her cerebral hemorrhage; congratulating them on having had joined "the ranks of the retired"; and relaying Ellen Irene Diggs's best wishes.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1961 Sept. 13

Banks, Glovina Virginia Perry

Letter from W. R. and Glovina Virginia Perry Banks to Shirley and W. E. B. Du Bois

Prairie View (Tex.) - Addressed to "Dear Ones"; thanking them for their letters and congratulating them generally on their contents; noting that Du Bois's work on the Encyclopedia Africana ought to be keeping him very busy; requesting they send 2 copies of "Worlds of Color"; and relaying well wishes from various mutual acquaintances.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers