Gallery view

1961 Dec. 21

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

Report to the Ghana Academy of Sciences

Africa - Typed draft with corrections of a speech concerning Du Bois' views on Africa, African history, Pan-African Congresses, and the creation of an African Encyclopaedia.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 June 28

Williams, Edward Christopher, 1871-1929

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

Washington (D.C.) - Concerning correspondence with the War Department over records of World War I. For Du Bois's history of African Americans during World War I.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1915

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

The history of the Negro in twelve living pictures

Listing chronologically the key pivotal events that marked the lives of early black Americans and briefly describing iconic scenes for each.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1904 Feb. 16

Oberholtzer, Ellis Paxson, 1868-1936

Letter from Ellis P. Oberholtzer to W. E. B. Du Bois

Philadelphia (Pa.) - Regarding possible biography of Nat Turner or John Brown and conditions of the south in the early 19th century for American Crisis biographies. Includes Du Bois' handwritten response on the back.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1949

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

A sociology of the American Negro proposed outline

Social conditions - Prospectus, outline and draft chapters of a proposed "objective" textbook by Du Bois and Diggs on the sociological history of black people in the United States.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 Sept. 7

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to John C. Winston Company

New York (N.Y.) - To J. W. Ziegler, Vice President. Formal proposal to write book on the history of African Americans in the United States. Includes outline of topics to be covered, description of angle and tone, specifications, terms requested.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1941 Oct. 23

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Louise Young

Atlanta (Ga.) - Responding to a previous letter; explaining that the best source on "the Negro in prose during the twentieth century" is "The Negro Genius" by Benjamin Brawley.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1941 Dec. 5

Curti, Merle Eugene, 1897-

Letter from Merle Curti to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Responding to a previous letter; providing a recommendation of James Paterson as a student worthy of reviewing Du Bois's materials on "Negro History." Written on Columbia University stationary.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 May 27

Scott, R. Duncan, Mrs.

Letter from Mrs. R. Duncan Scott to W. E. B. Du Bois

Minneapolis (Minn.) - Concerning material on Charles Earle Duncan for Du Bois's history of African Americans during World War I.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 Aug. 3

Pursell, Isabel A.

Letter from Mrs. A. Pursell to W. E. B. Du Bois

Berkeley (Calif.) - Describing some "very interesting" stories she has written on "the colored troops at Petersburg" and gauging his interest in printing same in the "Crisis."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers