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1947 Sept. 22

Smythe, Hugh H. (Hugh Heyne), 1913-1977

Letter from Hugh H. Smythe to Leslie S. Perry

New York (N.Y.) - On behalf of W. E. B. Du Bois, relaying a comment received by proofreaders on Perry's chapter of the NAACP's petition to the United Nations, and seeking his response thereto before making the indicated correction.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Sept. 24

Smythe, Hugh H. (Hugh Heyne), 1913-1977

Letter from Hugh H. Smythe to Leslie S. Perry

New York (N.Y.) - In accordance with W. E. B. Du Bois's instructions, enclosing a "self-explanatory" memorandum and relaying that the NAACP's petition to the United Nations has been modified in compliance with Walter White's request.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Sept. 24

Smythe, Hugh H. (Hugh Heyne), 1913-1977

Letter from Hugh H. Smythe to Leslie S. Perry

New York (N.Y.) - Regarding the treatment of the Brotherhood of Railway and Steamship Clerks in Perry's chapter in the NAACP petition to the United Nation, in accordance with Commissioner Bowman's verification of the status of the group, and in compliance with Perry's own advisements on the passage, relayed in his letter of September 23 (on verso).

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Sept. 18

Perry, Leslie

Letter from Leslie S. Perry to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Pointing out various "important" typographical errors found in the NAACP's petition to the United Nations and noting that apart from those corrections "my section appears to be all right."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Sept. 19

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Leslie Perry

New York (N.Y.) - Thanking him for his recent letter and enclosure and noting that as the Association is now subscribed to all official UN publications (see mums312-b111-i288), "you need only send any other matter."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Sept. 3

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Leslie S. Perry

New York (N.Y.) - Enclosing a copy of the proposed petition to the United Nations; seeking his suggestions thereon, and his recommendations for additional recipients thereof.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Oct. 20

Smythe, Hugh H. (Hugh Heyne), 1913-1977

Letter from Hugh H. Smythe to Leslie S. Perry

New York (N.Y.) - On behalf of W. E. B. Du Bois, inviting him to the formal presentation of the NAACP's petition to the United Nations, on October 23, at Lake Success, N.Y.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Jan. 7

Perry, Leslie

Letter from Leslie S. Perry to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Calling his attention to "what I consider to be an important omission" in the Association's petition to the United Nations and suggesting that various "sociological data" be set forth therein, in the areas of employment, education, housing, and health.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Mar. 21

Perry, Leslie

Letter from Leslie S. Perry to Clementine Hercules

Washington (D.C.) - Noting that he is till working on his contribution to the NAACP's petition to the United Nations and regretting that it will run "considerably" beyond the 20 pages originally allotted by W. E. B. Du Bois; hoping to have it finished by that weekend, and to send it over soon thereafter.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Sept. 10

Perry, Leslie

Letter from Leslie S. Perry to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Enclosing a corrected copy of the proposed NAACP petition to the United Nations, bearing changes that "in my judgment might make for greater clarity."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers