Gallery view

1947 Oct. 9

United Nations

Letter from United Nations to Hugh H. Smythe

New York (N.Y.) - Thanking him for his previous letter and explaining the process of adding an item to the agenda of the General Assembly.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Mar. 11

United Nations

Membership and organization of the organs of the United Nations Organization

London (England) - Outlining the composition of the U.N.'s General Assembly and listing the makeup and members of its general committee, main committees, standing committees, special committees, and Commission on Atomic Energy.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Oct. 28

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to United Nations

New York (N.Y.) - Mentioning that he is sending him a copy of his petition to the United Nations.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Sept.

Lie, Trygve, 1896-1968

Letter from Trygve Lie to Gunnar Myrdal

Lake Success (N.Y.) - In response to Myrdal's request, in turn in compliance with that of W. E. B. Du Bois (mums312-b111-i060), agreeing to meet with the latter for a conference "when he approaches me."

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

1948 Jan. 22

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

Circular letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to United Nations Little Assembly

New York (N.Y.) - Sent to representatives of the Organization's Little Assembly interim committee; enclosing a copy of the NAACP's petition, "An Appeal to the World"; describing the contents and purposes of said document; and requesting that delegates translate same (where applicable), share with their national governments, and discuss at the Assembly's next meeting.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Sept. 18

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Petition from NAACP to United Nations Organization

New York (N.Y.) - Calling attention to and condemning America's injustice "towards its own citizens"; reproducing statistical data in incontrovertible evidence thereof; appealing to the Organization's Social and Economic Council for their support in the assertion of basic human rights; and insisting that the body find the time and will to address the flagrant "miscarriage of justice" at ... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Sept.

United Nations

Newsletter

Lake Success (N.Y.) - Volume 1, Number 5, of the Organization's monthly newsletter, describing "World's Problems Before General Assembly"; summarizing its recent activities in the fields of economics, budget, banking, refugees, health, narcotics, and music; advertising various publications and forthcoming conferences; and providing information on the bulletin's publication and ordering information.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1951 Aug. 31

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to United Nations

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Marguerite V. Pohek; per her recent query (mums312-b135-i255), providing his assessment of his former secretary Hugh H. Smythe -- "He is a a well trained and accurate investigator of good character" -- and hoping that the position he has applied for will be open to him.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Oct. 24

United Nations

Daily review of comment on the second regular session of the General Assembly

Nassau County (N.Y.) - Providing statements concerning Palestine, made by delegates at the session of the General Assembly.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers