Gallery view

1935 Feb. 9

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Prairie View State Normal and Industrial College

Atlanta (Ga.) - Concerns forthcoming Sixth Conference on the Education of Negroes in Texas, on the subject "Economic Life of Negroes in Texas," and President Hope's approval of Du Bois's participation.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1949 July 11

Banks, W. R. (Willette Rutherford)

Letter from W. R. Banks to W. E. B. Du Bois

Prairie View (Tex.) - Providing information on Reverend Doyle, the only "Negro" he knows of that associated with Tom Watson.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 May 23

Banks, W. R. (Willette Rutherford)

Letter from W. R. Banks to W. E. B. Du Bois

Prairie View (Tex.) - Concerning a committee appointed to select a new president for Atlanta and a request to submit names of possible candidates.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1944 Oct. 3

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Prairie View State College

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to President W. R. Banks; enclosing a letter recently written to F. D. Patterson of Tuskegee Institute and seeking "your reaction immediately."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

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

1925 Feb. 6

Texas College (Tyler, Tex.)

Letter from Texas College to W. E. B. Du Bois

Tyler (Tex.) - Signed W. R. Banks, President; enclosing a photo of the College's new administration building; noting some details on its construction and financing; and hoping same can be duly featured in the "Crisis" Education number.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1944 Nov. 13

Prairie View State Normal and Industrial College (Prairie View, Tex.)

Letter from Prairie View State Normal and Industrial College to W. E. B. Du Bois

Prairie View (Tex.) - Signed W. R. Banks, Principal; regretting not having seen him for longer in Chicago; noting Atlanta University President Rufus E. Clement's disappointing and publicly ridiculed behavior in that city; describing the steady construction of the College's new library building and seeking his recommendations on its literature collection.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1944 Oct. 11

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Prairie View State College

Atlanta (Ga.) - Addressed to President W. R. Banks; enclosing a letter from F. D. Patterson for his interest; describing plans to "keep a close watch" on the project, but not be its coordinator, in light of his position with the NAACP; and encouraging him to stay on the project, as "if Prairie View withdraws that will practically kill it."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1940 Nov. 18

Banks, W. R. (Willette Rutherford)

Letter from W. R. Banks to W. E. B. Du Bois

Prairie View (Tex.) - Acknowledging that he received the letters Du Bois sent, sympathizing with the problems relating to PHYLON, and explaining that because of engagements in Texas, we will not be able to visit Atlanta or New York.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Oct. 20

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to W. R. Banks

New York (N.Y.) - (Erroneously) acknowledging his wife's letter (mums312-b171-i463) and requesting he furnish a photo of himself and some buildings at Prarie View, for feature in a forthcoming "Crisis."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers