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1883

Grout, Aldin

Reflections on publication of the Bible in the Zulu language

Springfield (Mass.) - Reflections on the history and challenges of translating the Bible into the Zulu language; difficulties with the language, missionaries, and disruptions from unrest among the Zulus following Dingane.

Aldin Grout Papers

1942 Jan.

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

As the crow flies

South Africa - Printed in New York Amsterdam News. This installment of Du Bois' column briefly concerning the question: "Why doesn't England raise the wages of South African Natives?"

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1963 Aug. 28

Evening News (Accra, Ghana)

Evening News, volume VI, number 1,701

Accra (Ghana) - Blaring the headline, "DU BOIS IS DEAD!" and outlining the circumstances of his decline and status as "prophet of Nkrumaism"; also features stories on: The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, the treason trial of Tawia Adamafio, Hendrik Verwoerd of South Africa, editorials on a civil rights bill in the United States, and ongoing work in Ghana by the Convention People's Party.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1856 Nov. 1

Grout, Aldin

Letter from Aldin Grout to James and Elizabeth Bailey

Umvoti (South Africa) - Sorrow upon hearing of the death of his brother; "as to your lost son, I suppose you feel confident that what is your loss is his gain...."

Aldin Grout Papers

1969 Aug. 15

McCormack, Mark H.

Letter from Mark H. McCormack to Merle Howard

South Africa - Writing at the suggestion of Herb McDonald. McCormack summarized his efforts to bring Kentucky Fried Chicken to South Africa. McCormack requests some assurance of compensation should the efforts prove unsuccessful.

Mark H. McCormack Papers

1845 Nov. 10

Grout, Aldin

Letter from Aldin Grout to Elizabeth Bailey

Umvoti (South Africa) - Has been doing well, but warm weather makes him feel his age. Thanks for the package for goods from home: "We frequently now have an apple pie, as you do in yankee town... Sometimes stued fruit with sweet cream on it."

Aldin Grout Papers

1939 Oct. 4

Stuhardt, J. G.

Letter from J. G. Stuhardt and S. V. Le Grange to W. E. B. Du Bois

Zimbabwe - Inquiring once again into his interest in helping them find a publisher for their manuscript, and naming two institutions that might be interested.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1866 Mar. 17

Grout, Aldin

Letter from Aldin Grout to Elizabeth Bailey

Umvoti (South Africa) - Mrs. Lloyd has gone to Pietermaritzburg to get her teeth filled; Eliza has "turned school maam... Aldin is much as usual, cannot take much responsibility, still he helps me in many things, and I am trying to get him to help himself by growing sugar cane, but he has not yet done much."

Aldin Grout Papers

1947 May

Council on African Affairs

New Africa volume 6, number 5

New York (N.Y.) - Discussing issues pertaining to colonized Africa including: French colonial holdings, a statement by M. Leopold Sedar Senghor of Senegal, a revolt in Madagascar, segregation in South Africa, a rally in support of Paul Robeson on the occasion of the tenth anniversary of the Council on African Affairs, imperial expansion by England, and attacks of Madagascar nationalists ... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Dec.

Council on African Affairs

New Africa Vol. 6, No. 11

New York (N.Y.) - Discussing issues pertaining to colonized Africa including: International finance in Africa, United Nation actions on discrimination in South Africa, U.S. big business in Africa, and mine and railway workers strike in Gold Coast.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers