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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

1950

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois, Paul Robeson, and W. A. Hunton to United Nations

New York (N.Y.) - Providing a petition against the British Government's decision to exile Seretse Khama and his wife from South Africa and not allowing him to rule the Bamangwato people.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1953 Aug. 25

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 helping configure a response to the Attorney General; talks of problems of Paul Robeson, obtaining a passport due to supposed communist activities; reviews donations received by the Council on African Affairs.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 June 3

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

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

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Paul Robeson; copied to W. A. Hunton and Max Yergan; seeking permission to represent the "plans and objects" of the Pan African Movement at the Council's June 6 meeting by submitting thereto a statement on the movement's behalf (mums312-b109-i415).

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1956 Aug. 20

Hunton, Alphaeus, 1903-1970

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

New York (N.Y.) - Relaying and enclosing some key aspects of Paul Robeson's recent career, for use in Shirley Graham's forthcoming biography, and per Du Bois's recent request (mums312-b145-i240).

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1949 Feb. 3

Council on African Affairs

Circular 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; addressed to Council members; announcing the time, date, location, and objectives of the February 9 meeting and looking forward to recipients "counsel and cooperation on these and other matters."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1956 Dec. 12

Hunton, Alphaeus, 1903-1970

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

Richmond Hill (New York, N.Y.) - Enclosing some materials evidencing how people "on the other side" have reacted to George Padmore's recent book; requesting that Du Bois furnish a foreword when he is done reading the manuscript (perhaps on Paul Robeson; see mums312-b145-i241); and relaying some recent advisements told to him by its publisher.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Mar. 18

Council on African Affairs

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

New York (N.Y.) - Mentioning their sorrow concerning Du Bois's resignation from the Committee, and asking Du Bois to write to Paul Robeson if he accepts chairmanship or membership to the regular executive committee.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers