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1925 Oct. 26

Liggon, J. E.

Letter from Julia E. Liggon to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning information on "The Open Door" and other pageants. Written on Nail & Parker letterhead.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1984 Aug. 14

McCormack, Mark H.

Letter from Mark H. McCormack to Sol Kerzner

Concerning Olympic sports and Sun International sponsorship.

Mark H. McCormack Papers

1953 Oct. 2

Halpern, Joel Martin

Letter from Joel M. Halpern to Nettie and Carl Halpern

Serbia - Describes a movie called "Tsigani" translating to Gypsies. Halpern also describes a visit to the Zagreb fair, including various different types of Serbian furniture. He concludes with an explanation of the living arrangements allowed in Belgrade and how limited the room space is for families.

Joel M. Halpern Papers

1927 Mar. 7

Brent, George Wilson

Origin of race color article

Madison (N.J.) - Using evidence from the Bible to argue that race was not shaped by climate or environment, but "is a God-given birth-right."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Dec. 11

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Willard Storage Battery Company

New York (N.Y.) - Complaining of being improperly treated by staff at the West 145th street location on Thanksgiving day, involving an "unbusinesslike and unjust" charge (paid nonetheless) for a malfunctioning car battery.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers


University of Massachusetts at Amherst


Student Publications

1973 Apr. 13

McCormack, Mark H.

Letter from Mark H. McCormack to R. C. Benson

McCormack writes R. C. Benson about possibly finding a mutually-convenient time for them to meet.

Mark H. McCormack Papers

1967 Aug. 17

Simon, Peter, 1947-

National Student Association Congress: Charles Ashmore and Timothy Leary during debate with Sidney Cohen on 'social philosophy'

College Park (Md.) - From a series of photographs labeled, "NSA conference - Maryland." Taken at the 20th National Student Congress at the University of Maryland from Aug. 11-26.

Peter Simon Collection

1853 Nov. 17

Lyman, Almira Smith, 1799-1871

Letter from Almira Smith Lyman to Benjamin Smith Lyman

Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) - From Mother informing him that his father is doing better, but his father will not be able to go home for a few more days. He should not come out to visit for Thanksgiving, instead he should save his money and visit another time.

Lyman Family Papers

1943 Dec. 14

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Maxim Kopf

Atlanta (Ga.) - Extending an invitation to him in January.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers