1959 Nov. 20
McCormack, Mark H.
Letter accompanying payment for the Central National Bank account.
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.
1931 Dec. 17
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
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."
1961 Aug. 29
Seven Seas books
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.
1854 Aug. 30
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.