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1941 Jan. 17

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Lincoln University

Atlanta (Ga.) - Addressed to President Sherman D. Scruggs; thanking him for the opportunity of having spoken the University, and for his hospitality on that occasion.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1937 July 8

Du Bois, Nina

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

New York (N.Y.) - Nina expects to have Yolande visit her and Du Bois.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1976 Aug. 2

McCormack, Mark H.

Memorandum from Mark H. McCormack to Arthur J. Lafave

McCormack suggests that Lafave get on Ghislain de Han's distribution list. Enclosure not with memorandum.

Mark H. McCormack Papers

1939 Dec. 22

Davis, Paul D.

Letter from Paul D. Davis to W. E. B. Du Bois

Cambridge (Mass.) - Requesting Du Bois's current views on "Negro pressure groups," for a thesis Davis is writing at Harvard University. Mentions that Du Bois was "one of the founders of pressure strategy among Negroes."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1985 Mar. 14

McCormack, Mark H.

Letter from Mark H. McCormack to E. F. Loveland

McCormack looks forwarding to continuing to work with Loveland.

Mark H. McCormack Papers

1930 Dec. 23

Cross, E. Lionel

Letter from E. Lionel Cross to W. E. B. Du Bois

Toronto (Ont.) - In hopes that Du Bois will accept Rabbi Maurice Fisendrath's invitation to speak in "this somewhat smug city"; assuring him "there is a liberal group here," attesting to the political activism and merit of the Rabbi -- "he stood out alone among the members of the cloth in denouncing the Klu Klux outrage" -- and complimenting Du Bois on "the good work that you are doing."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1872 July 12

Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920

Letter from Benjamin Smith Lyman to Aunt

Philadelphia (Pa.) - Letter accompanies two letters forwarded to Mr. Lesley, and Lyman tells Aunt Susan about Jane's theory on the origins of Mr. Lesley's recent illness, which is the "dishonorable way in which chicken salad is often made."

Benjamin Smith Lyman Papers

1967 June

Class of 1927 at 40th reunion

Massachusetts - Members of the Class of 1927 pose with their families at their 40th reunion. "June 1967, LB" and "Property of Lewis Black, Williamsburg, Mass." written on back. Note accompanying photograph reads: [From left]: 1. George Cain, 2. Mullins, 3. Nina Mullins, 4. Almeda Walker Cain, 5. Bill Dole, 6. Dick Foley, 7, Hilda Goller, 8. Mrs. Mahoney, 9. Snyder, 10. Mrs. Dole, 11. M... more

University Photograph Collection

1927 Nov. 15

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to J. F. Matheus

New York (N.Y.) - Gladly announcing that his writing has won honorable mention in the "Crisis"'s 1927 art contest and inviting him to partake in the relevant award ceremony, to be held that Friday evening.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers