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1928 Oct. 15

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Alice Werner

New York (N.Y.) - Responding to Werner's letter of September 16, concerns situation in South Africa.

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

1926 Apr. 5

Fletcher, Angus

Letter from Angus Fletcher to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning England's relationship to South Africa.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Nov. 14

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Major Roberts

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to him at the Chicago Defender; describing and explaining the reasons behind the Union of South Africa's unfitness to rule and past abominations; suggesting that the proposed annexation "is a blow in the face of the ideals for colonies laid down in the Charter of the United Nations.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 July 26

Council on African Affairs

Circular letter from Council on African Affairs

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning Council plans for addressing the threatening political situation in South Africa involving the Malan-Nationalist victory.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1905 Feb. 13

Luling, Grace

Letter from Grace Luling to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Regarding education in South Africa. Includes copy of an extract from E.B. Layant, Commissioner of Education in South Africa, to Luling asking for suggestions and information regarding books and pamphlets on education.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1953 July 23

Council on African Affairs

Letter from Council on African Affairs to Herman Santa Cruz

New York (N.Y.) - Reviews the function of the Council of African Affairs; voices concern of policies in South Africa; requesting permission to present additional oral testimonies.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Sept. 8

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Elizabeth Man

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning a request for books on Bantu-speaking people of South Africa. Suggestions include Du Bois' "The Negro", G. M. Theal's "Various Histories of South Africa", J. Brice's "Impressions of South Africa", Lagden's "Pasutos" and G.W. Stowe's "Native Races of South Africa".

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 Oct. 23

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to E. C. Nelson

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning a clipping discussing the execution of two South African women by the British government.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Aug. 20

Non-Partisan Interfaith Citizens Committee (New York, N.Y.)

Letter from Non-Partisan Interfaith Citizens Committee to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed C. B. and A. Clayton Powell; relaying the Committee's unanimous endorsement of the Pan African Congress's petition to the General Assembly of the United Nations (see mums312-b111-i115) and wholehearted support of "this noble effort."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers