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1844 Apr. 16

Grout, Aldin

Letter from Aldin Grout to James and Elizabeth Bailey

Cape Town (South Africa) - Grout and Charlotte are doing well. Has received a temporary appointment from the Cape government as missionary to the natives of Natal; hopes to leave for Natal.

Aldin Grout Papers

1956 Aug. 26

South African Indian Congress

Letter from the South African Indian Congress to W. E. B. Du Bois

Johannesburg (South Africa) - Informing Du Bois of the upcoming 22nd conference of the South African Indian Congress; against racialism and injustice; asks Du Bois for a message of support.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1863 Apr. 30

Grout, Aldin

Letter from Aldin and Charlotte Bailey Grout to Elizabeth Bailey

Umvoti (South Africa) - Sorrow to hear of loss of Mrs. Perry's son. Visit to the Tylers by ox cart. One person united with the church at communion this month; others were advised to wait: "it seems necessary among this people that they wait longer than among civilized people, so many of them turn back to heathenism."

Aldin Grout Papers


Memo on the native aboriginal population of South West Africa [fragment]

South Africa - Concerning the annexation of territory inhabited by the indigenous population of South West Africa.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1935 Nov. 23

Oettlé, George S.

Letter from George S. Oettlé to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chatham (N.J.) - Concerns situation in South Africa and the Carnegie Corporation, and the hope that Du Bois or some other person he recommends will yet be able to visit South Africa.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1880 Nov. 3

Grout, Aldin

A Zulu learning to read

S.l. - Article excerpted from The Congregationalist regarding Zulu missions in time of Dingane.

Aldin Grout Papers

1855 July 28

Grout, Aldin

Letter from Aldin Grout to Elizabeth Bailey

Umvoti (South Africa) - Glad to hear she finds Mrs. Adams an agreeable women. Charlotte has been able to return to normal since the recent annual meeting at Umvoti.

Aldin Grout Papers

1916 Jan. 25

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to W. A. Humphrey

South Africa - Du Bois replies to a 1915 letter from Humphrey in Marshlands, Vryheid, Transvaal, South Africa, regarding Humphrey's assertion that they Negro race was at a comparably lower state of evolution

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Aug. 16

Severinghaus, Whitman J.

Memorandum from Whitman J. Severinghaus to Walter S. Rogers

Transvaal (South Africa) - Describing at length and with facts and figures the current "internal financial position" of the Union of South Africa; providing the details of its economy, demographics, and gross product; detailing elements of its social, economic, and political policies; and citing from its finance minister's statements.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers


Lee, Norine Phillips

Groutville: same old man and a couple of passers-by

Groutville (South Africa) - Old man walking with cane passing before two women.

Aldin Grout Papers