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1948 Feb. 16

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Hugh H. Smythe

Boston (Mass.) - Requesting that he let Council on African Affair members that he will miss Friday's meeting; reminding him to ask for a copy of the minutes; and relaying the details of his February 21 arrival.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 Sept. 26

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Council on African Affairs

New York (N.Y.) - Mentioning that he had a long conversation with Fred Field at the American Labor Party dinner, that they both feel that the Council on African Affairs should never have moved to Harlem, and mentioning that Paul Robeson is involved in too many activities.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Dec. 1

Council on African Affairs

Council on African Affairs financial statement

New York (N.Y.) - Providing the financial records for the Council, including receipts, disbursements, and the current balance.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1953 Feb. 17

Hunton, Alphaeus, 1903-1970

Letter from Dr. Alphaeus Hunton to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Thanking W. E. B. Du Bois for speaking at the reception for the Council on African Affairs; reviewing financial information pertaining to the council.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Mar. 17

Council on African Affairs

Progress report of the Council on African Affairs policy and interim executive committee

New York (N.Y.) - Discussing the events of the first Council Meeting on February 2nd.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1953 July 16

Smith, Vera

Letter from Vera Smith to the Council on African Affairs

Michigan - Stating intention of sending a donation as soon as possible; sends encouraging thoughts. Note written by Alphaeus Hunton concerning Vera Smith's character; asks W. E. B. Du Bois to send a response to her.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1953 Nov. 17

Council on African Affairs

The Council on African Affairs answers Attorney General Brownell

New York (N.Y.) - Written in response to the attack on the Council on African Affairs by Attorney General Herbert Brownell; clarifies the purpose of the council and its concerns regarding the peoples of Africa; lists examples of the council's service; provides testimonials to refute the false charges; takes a strong stance against the McCarran Law.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1949 Jan. 3

Council on African Affairs

Letter from Council on African Affairs to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Paul Robeson, Chairman, and W. A. Hunton, Secretary; seeking his feedback on the Council's recent expansions and improvements and noting his new office address and "close identification" with the Organization.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Feb. 27

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Council on African Affairs

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Council members; providing instructions for the status of his participation during his impending absence and allocating various substitute duties to assistant Hugh Smythe; outlining what he understands to be the foremost tasks of the Council at present; and suggesting that the interim Committee's terminal meeting be held when both Paul Robeson and Max Yergan can be... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Dec. 2

Council on African Affairs

Circular letter from Council on African Affairs to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Announcing the Council meeting to be held on December 7th.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers