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1926 Nov. 17

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Emmet J. Scott

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning service as chairman of a committee to collect funds for a memorial bust of John E. Milholland.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers


Obrebski, Joseph, 1905-1967

Death Sheep slaughtered at the head of the dead child

Bitovo (Macedonia) - From a series of ethnographic photographs taken in Macedonian villages in 1932-1933.

Joseph Obrebski Papers

1977 Jan. 11

McCormack, Mark H.

Memorandum from Mark H. McCormack to Arthur J. Lafave

McCormack writes regarding Michael A. Slutsky. Enclosure not with memorandum.

Mark H. McCormack Papers

1932 Aug. 27

Peabody, George Foster, 1852-1938

Letter from George Foster Peabody to W. E. B. Du Bois

Saratoga Springs (N.Y.) - Thanking him for his recent mention in the "Crisis"; commenting on the disappointing business leadership discussed in that issue; enclosing a copy of an article on religious life he wrote for another periodical, and commenting further thereon.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers


Henry W. Jensen

Informal portrait of Henry Wilhelm Jensen of the Class of 1930 as he sits in a chair playing an acoustic guitar. He was Dean at the Warren Wilson College in North Carolina and a published author on the history of the College. Dean Jensen received an honorary degree from the University of Massachusetts in 1975 before passing away in July 1978. Written note on back reads:... more

University Photograph Collection

1927 July 1

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Katherine Bell

Moscow (Russia) - Asking her how she is doing; thanking her father and mother "for the trip to camp" and hoping she is "getting lots of rest play and candy". Sent during his trip to Russia.

Katherine Bell Banks Papers


Marryshow, Theophilus Albert

Litany by T. Albert Marryshow, after W. E. B. Du Bois

Litany written "after my good friend, W. E. B. Du Bois," and published in "The West Indian," as noted in Marryshow's scrawl; possibly enclosed in correspondence with Du Bois (e.g. mums312-b063-014).

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers


Blackington, Alton H.

Dogs: children and dog cart

Lexington (Mass.) - Image of children in home-made dog cart pulled by a Saint Bernard.

Alton H. Blackington Collection

1943 Mar. 29

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Mollie Lee

Atlanta (Ga.) - Apologizing for so belatedly answering her letters; relaying the extent of his most recent lecture tour; and hoping to see her when next in Durham.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers