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1945 Apr. 2

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

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

New York (N.Y.) - Thanking him for his referral to possible attendees at the Colonial Conference (see mums312-b106-i174) and reminding him "you were also going to let us have a map of Africa."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Feb. 21

Hunton, Alphaeus, 1903-1970

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

New York (N.Y.) - In light of news of H. A. Wieschhoff's prospective Colonial Conference at the University of Pennsylvania, seeking an update on the status of that being planned by W. E. D. Du Bois.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Mar. 7

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to W. A. Hunton and L. D. Reddick

New York (N.Y.) - Enclosing the tentative invitation to the Colonial Conference and seeking their (respective) comments thereon.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Feb. 26

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

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

New York (N.Y.) - Inviting him (as well as Doxey A. Wilkerson, L. D. Reddick, A. A. Nwafor Orizu, Rayford W. Logan, and Roy Wilkins) to an informal and preliminary meeting on the proposed Colonial Conference, held at his 5th avenue office.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Jan. 23

Hunton, Alphaeus, 1903-1970

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

New York (N.Y.) - Supporting the proposal for a Colonial Conference and expressing his interest in participating therein; commenting briefly on the makeup of its prospective attendees; and referring him to seven individuals whose attendance might be particularly valuable.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1963 May 28

Hunton, Alphaeus, 1903-1970

Memorandum from W. A. Hunton to Encyclopedia Africana conference participants

Accra (Ghana) - Enclosing materials reflecting on the undecided proposals and conclusions of the December 18, 1962 conference on the Encyclopedia and describing progress made on the publication since that event.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Mar. 6

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

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

New York (N.Y.) - Thanking him for offering to hold the impending Colonial Conference at his auditorium (at the Council on African Affairs), but suggesting it might be better hosted at the 135th Street branch of the New York Public Library.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Mar. 8

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

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

New York (N.Y.) - Inquiring if he knows any Americans from or particularly knowledgeable about "Zanzibar, Mauritius, Nyasaland, Somaliland, Basutoland, Bechuanaland, Swaziland, Southern and Northern Rhodesia, Gambia, Sierra Leon Protectorate, Tanganyika, Southwest Africa, [or] the Union of South Africa," so as to invite them to the impending Colonial Conference.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Mar. 10

Hunton, Alphaeus, 1903-1970

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

New York (N.Y.) - Providing critical feedback (as per Du Bois's request; mums312-b106-i180) on the phrasing of the Colonial Conference invitation; and regretting he cannot refer him to any individuals who meet the description more recently supplied (see mums312-b106-181).

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers