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1959 July 17

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Alan MacEwan

Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) - Du Bois thanks his friends for the fresh picked berries.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1959 Nov. 20

McCormack, Mark H.

Letter from Mark H. McCormack to Paine, Weber, Jackson and Curtis

Letter accompanying payment for the Central National Bank account.

Mark H. McCormack Papers


John E. Oliphant

Head and shoulders portrait of Colonel John E. Oliphant in military dress. "Colonel John E. Oliphant, Commander, Air Force ROTC, Det. 370, UMass" handwritten on back. "USAF PHOT, 1977" and "News Bureau-Munson Hall, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts 01002" stamped on back.

University Photograph Collection

1986 May 23

Roggenburk, Laurie

Memorandum from Laurie Roggenburk to Judy Stott

Laurie Roggenburk informs Judy Stott that McCormack would like a memo on the apartment furniture which he had planned to move to Cleveland.

Mark H. McCormack Papers

1931 Dec. 17

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Benjamin Brawley

New York (N.Y.) - Regarding "this Negro encyclopedia" -- "The Encyclopedia of the Negro" -- enclosing two related letters and a memo he had planned to send but has not yet; relaying that he shall attend the upcoming conference, but cautioning, "when I get down there, this is the thesis that I am going to defend, and I am going to defend it to the death."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1961 Aug. 29

Seven Seas books

Letter from Seven Seas Books to W. E. B. Du Bois

Berlin (Germany : East) - Signed Gertrude Gelbin; commending his revised "Du Bois Reader" and noting happily he is her favorite author; describing her summer activities and busyness; and hoping to see him in Germany the following year.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1854 Aug. 30

Grout, Aldin

Letter from Aldin Grout to James Bailey

Umvoti (South Africa) - Garden; now includes coffee plants. An English woman is now living with the Grouts, helping to care for the children. Aldin learns slowly, "we cannot get him to fix his attention on his books..." Grout's station, and others, now look more hopeful, the natives seeming more receptive.

Aldin Grout Papers

1939 Jan. 24

Reid, Ira De Augustine, 1901-1968

Letter from Ira De A. Reid to W. E. B. Du Bois

Atlanta (Ga.) - Reid thanks Du Bois for honoring his departure, as Reid will spend the next ten months traveling.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1950 July 26

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Ruth Anna Fisher

New York (N.Y.) - Mentioning that Du Bois Williams has left for Europe and will be in London around September 1st.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers


Mange, Arthur P.

Door at defunct Montgomery Rose

Hadley (Mass.) - Detail of an old door with peeling paint at abandoned wholesale florist warehouse. Sign on window says, "Ask Us For Fresh New England Grown Roses!".

Arthur P. Mange Photograph Collection