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1945 Apr. 17

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Liberia

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Vice President C. L. Simpson; regretting his (Du Bois's) inability to meet in New York, on account of his impending trip to San Francisco, for the United Nations Conference.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1938 Apr.

Holly, Alonzo Potter Burgess, 1865-

Letter from Alonzo P. B. Holly to unidentified correspondent

Miami (Fla.) - Enclosing two letters from the New York Medical College and Flower Hospital making him "the first Negro [in the world] to be honored with a Gold Diploma on the fiftieth (50th) anniversary of his graduation," and inviting him to attend the corresponding ceremony.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 May 23

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Worth Tuttle Hedden

New York (N.Y.) - Du Bois returns the manuscript which Hedden sent (see Hedden's letter, mums312-b179-i110), explaining that he cannot publish it because it is too long for the Crisis, but not because of a color line; notes that the story is too psychological for his readers; explains that "to a white person, temporary humiliation [...] can be laughed at since they know that when desert ... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Sept. 11

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Thomas Conyngton

New York (N.Y.) - Describing the diverse readership of The Crisis. Justifying its inability to "exercise more intelligent discrimination" in sending out mail by noting the philanthropic and independent nature of The Crisis.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 June 18

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Lillie Mae Hubbard

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning a missed meeting with Hubbard's mother.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1973 Jan. 17

Narracott, Michael J.

Memorandum from Michael J. Narracott to Mark H. McCormack

Concerning McCormack's professional client program and regional representatives program. Narracott suggests introducing some kind of bonus system to encourage employees to participate in the professional client program. He further suggests a bonus of $250 for each professional introduced by them who signs a fee-paying client.

Mark H. McCormack Papers

1941 Feb. 20

Diggs, Ellen Irene, 1906-

Letter from Ellen Irene Diggs to Saturday Lunch Club

Atlanta (Ga.) - Addressed to S. A. Stockwell; enclosing a copy of W. E. B. Du Bois's October 14, 1940 letter to him, regarding a possible speaking engagement at the Club and corresponding $50 fee.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1879

Lovell, J. L. (John Lyman), 1825-1903

Benjamin S. Smith

Formal portrait. Note on photo, 'Spring 1879 - Ungraduate'.

University Photograph Collection

1898 July 6

Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920

Letter from Benjamin Smith Lyman to James S. de Benneville

Philadelphia (Pa.) - Reporting on Franklin Institute committee meeting and specifying the number of papers needed for the next season of committee meetings.

Benjamin Smith Lyman Papers