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Clifford, Jay

Letter from Jay Clifford to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Thanking Du Bois for sending him an autographed photograph.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Feb. 9

Malvan, Irene C.

Letter from Irene C. Malvan to J. E. Spingarn

New York (N.Y.) - Confirming receipt of his letter of February 1 and assuring it will be brought to the attention of W. E. B. Du Bois, upon his return to the office; and pledging, in the meantime, to take up the matter of a missing N.A.A.C.P. report therein referenced.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1957 Feb. 22

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to United States House of Representatives

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Congressman William L. Dawson; noting that Prime Minister Kwame Nkrumah has personally invited him to attend the independence ceremonies to be held for Ghana on March 6th; noting his involvement in the formation of that nation and in the development of the Pan-African Movement; and requesting on those bases his help securing international travel rights.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers


Biographical sketch of Alpheus Butler

Includes information on parentage, early training, newspaper career, career in education, lists anthologies and magazines, literary style and contribution to contemporary letters, and critical comments.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1937 Feb. 3

Johnson C. Smith University

Letter from Johnson C. Smith University to W. E. B. Du Bois

Charlotte (N.C.) - Signed M. E. Thomasson, Acting Dean; relaying the chosen date of the "conference of social science teachers in colleges for Negroes" (April 24) and hoping he can be present thereat.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Feb. 23

Curtis, Maurice

Telegram from Maurice and Fannie Curtis to W. E. B. Du Bois

Paterson (N.J.) - Wishing Du Bois a happy 80th birthday.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1958 Apr. 5

Alexander, Gross W.

Letter from Gross W. Alexander to W. E. B. Du Bois

Lucerne Valley (Calif.) - Congratulating Du Bois on his recent birthday and requesting information about John Hawkins the slave trader and John Foster Dulles.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1963 Feb. 23

Schwarz, Hans

Letter from Hans Schwarz to W. E. B. Du Bois

Halle an der Saale (Germany) - Congratulating him upon his 95th birthday, and expressing interest in and support of the scope of Du Bois's projects, most recently the Encyclopedia Africana.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 May 31

Condell, C. H.

Letter from C. H. Condell to the editor of The Crisis

Memphis (Tenn.) - Telling Du Bois that the article he submitted for publication in The Crisis earlier should be published soon "in view of recent happenings in Memphis." Discussing the construction of a high school and conferring of degrees.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1961 June 27

Quarterly Journal of Economics

Letter from Quarterly Journal of Economics to W. E. B. Du Bois

Cambridge (Mass.) - Signed Arthur Smithies, Editor; expressing peronal great interest in his autobiography but regretting that an excerpt therefrom nevertheless falls "rather outside the frame of reference" of the publication.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers