Gallery view

1959 Feb.

Chinese dignitaries offering a gift to W. E. B. Du Bois

At his 91st birthday celebration in China. Shirley Graham Du Bois is on the right. Guo Morou is pointing to the object.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1938 Sept. 8

Du Bois, Shirley Graham, 1896-1977

Letter from Shirley Graham to W. E. B. Du Bois

Oberlin (Ohio) - Describing her recent departure from Chicago; describing her doings in Oberlin and impending plans in New York and New Haven; providing her address at Yale; and hoping to see him soon upon arrival: "Yale is a man's school so I'll certainly have to jump."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1963 Aug. 28

Guo, Moruo, 1892-1978

Telegram from Kuo Mo Jo to Shirley Graham

Beijing (China) - Relaying his and all Chinese people's sadness upon the death of W. E. B. Du Bois and hailing the "contribution to cause of oppressed nations" that he made in his lifetime.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1956 Feb. 27

Du Bois, Shirley Graham, 1896-1977

Letter from Shirley Du Bois to P. L. Prattis

New York (N.Y.) - Thanking him on her and W. E. B.'s behalf for his birthday gift and describing how much the occasion was "thoroughly enjoyed"; noting his fine health and busy lecture schedule; and sending kind regards to the family.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1956 Dec.

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

Christmas greetings

Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) - Dr. and Mrs. Du Bois send holiday greetings; cart written in English and five other languages.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1961 Oct. 24

Banks, Glovina Virginia Perry

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

Prairie View (Tex.) - Describing a recent "fine day" at Texas State University in Houston and thanking him again for signing various copies of his "Black Flame" trilogy books.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1960 June 29

Ghana

Invitation from Government of Ghana to the United Nations to Dr. & Mrs. W. E. B. Du Bois

Accra (Ghana) - Formally inviting them to the celebrations hosted in celebration of the Republic's inauguration.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1959 July 17

Belfrage, Cedric, 1904-1990

Letter from Cedric Belfrage to W. E. B. Du Bois

London (England) - Belfrage sends greetings to Mr. and Mrs. Du Bois; asks Du Bois if he is aware of a magazine called "New Outlook."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers