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1932 Dec. 12

Oberlaender Trust

Letter from Oberlaender Trust to W. E. B. Du Bois

Philadelphia (Pa.) - Signed Wilbur K. Thomas; regretting that his application for a Trust fellowship has been declined; acknowledging the value of his study proposal and alleging that "our most effective contribution to the welfare of the American people seems to lie in other directions."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 May 26

Oberlaender Trust

Letter from Oberlaender Trust to W. E. B. Du Bois

Philadelphia (Pa.) - Signed Wilbur K. Thomas; thanking him for his application to study "the former German administration of colonies in Africa" (mums312-b060-i205); regretting that its proposal falls outside the scope of the Trust's funds, as it is not predominantly focused on American public welfare, which is, after all, the Trust's "main objective"; but nonetheless requesting he provide ... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1935 Feb. 7

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Oberlaender Trust

Atlanta (Ga.) - Concerns proposal for research study and application to the board for funds.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 Apr. 24

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Oberlaender Trust

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Wilbur E. Thomas; enclosing a proposal concerning the German-American friendship endowment, though he's sure he's had enough "to drive you mad."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Dec. 7

Committee on Militarism in Education (U.S.)

Letter from Committee on Militarism in Education to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning joining the newly established Committee.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 July 15

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Oberlaender Trust

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Wilbur E. Thomas; in response to Thomas's request (mums312-b060-i206), furnishing further information on the study Du Bois earlier proposed (mums312-b060-i205); detailing the project's primary object, conceptual foundations, and concrete plan.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1935 Nov. 25

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Oberlaender Trust

Atlanta (Ga.) - Concerns travel arrangements for Du Bois's research trip to Germany in 1936.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 May 7

Oberlaender Trust

Letter from Oberlaender Trust to W. E. B. Du Bois

Philadelphia (Pa.) - Signed Wilbur K. Thomas; thanking him for the proposal sent in earlier correspondence (mums312-b060-i202) and enclosing an application for him to complete should he feel that said proposal "comes within the scope" of the Trust.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 May 28

Oberlaender Trust

Letter from Wilbur K. Thomas to Georg Kartzke

Philadelphia (Pa.) - Signed Wilbur K. Thomas; introducing W. E. B. Du Bois and describing the scope of the work he is to be doing while in Germany under the auspices of the Trust. Verso bears Du Bois's pencilled list of contacts in Europe.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1935 Jan. 17

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Oberlaender Trust

Atlanta (Ga.) - Concerns arranging a meeting.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers