Gallery view

1945 Feb. 24

African Academy of Arts and Research

Letter from African Academy of Arts and Research to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed K. Ozuomba Mbadiwe, President; regretting his declination to sponsor the impending "African Music and Dance Festival"; commending his "orderly and objective" plan for the Colonial Conference; regretting he cannot participate personally therein; and referring him to Mr. Mbonu Ojike, "who will be a very great asset in such a conference."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1949

An African comes home

Lagos (Nigeria) - Documenting a public reception in honor of Horace Mann Bond's first visit to West Africa, held by the African Academy of Arts and Research. Includes scenes of Bond's arrival and a dance performance.

Horace Mann Bond Papers

1946 Jan. 19

African Academy of Arts and Research

So This is Africa program

New York (N.Y.) - Outlining the proceedings of the Academy's "So This is Africa" program, featuring addressed by Akiki Nyabongo, W. E. B. Du Bois, and Mbuno Ojike, and a tour through the American Museum of Natural History's Ethnological Hall by Miss Ella Hill.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Nov. 30

African Academy of Arts and Research

Letter from African Academy of Arts and Research to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed K. Ozuomba Mbadiwe, President; thanking him for his participation in the Academy's November 22 dinner (see mums312-b109-i102 for program) and noting that his presence thereat "lent weight and dignity."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Oct. 9

African Academy of Arts and Research

Letter from African Academy of Arts and Research to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed K. Ozuomba Mbadiwe, President; returning a signed copy of the memorandum to be presented to the U.N. Assembly by the Pan African Congress and requesting he send another to Reverend James H. Robinson so that he can do same.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Sept. 26

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to African Academy of Arts and Research

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Akiki Nyabongo; thanking him for his willing cooperation but relaying that his new book ("The World and Africa") will not be using photographs of persons after all.(

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Aug. 16

African Academy of Arts and Research

Letter from African Academy of Arts and Research to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Mbonu Ojike, Executive Director; announcing the Academy's new lecture series "for disseminating direct information of African culture in this country," and inviting him to speak therein, on the topic of "Government."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Feb. 4

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to African Academy of Arts and Research

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Mbonu Ojike; seeking the $50 payment due to him in remuneration for his January 19th lecture for the Academy at the Museum of Natural History.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 May 14

African Academy of Arts and Research

Memorandum from African Academy of Arts and Research to United Nations Conference on International Organization

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Mbonu Ojike; attempting to make clear to the Conference various points regarding the self-governing capacities, political astuteness, and aspiration to independence, freedom, and democracy of African peoples, and begging they be appropriately represented and promoted by the international organization.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Nov. 29

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to African Academy of Arts and Research

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Mbonu Ojike; noting his recent return from England and reconfirming his January 19, 1946 speaking engagement before the Academy.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers