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1946 Nov. 22

African Academy of Arts and Research

African Academy of Arts and Research Dinner program

New York (N.Y.) - Describing the proceedings of the Academy's November 22 dinner, effectively conferring the Wendell L. Willkie Award to Emperor Haile Selassie, honoring Academy founder and president K. Ozuomba Mbadiwe and featuring addressed by Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit, Charlotte Hawkins Brown, W. E. B. Du Bois, James P. Gifford, and W. J. Walls. Program cites memorable quotes from promine... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1949

An African comes home

Lagos (Nigeria) - Documenting a public reception in honor of Horace Mann Bond's first visit to West Africa, held by the African Academy of Arts and Research. Includes scenes of Bond's arrival and a dance performance.

Horace Mann Bond Papers

1946 Nov.

African Academy of Arts and Research

Circular letter from African Academy of Arts and Research to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed James H. Robinson, D. George Daly, Maurice P. Davidson, and James S. Watson, for the Board of Directors and Dinner Committee; inviting recipients to a dinner reception on November 22 conferring the Willkie Memorial Award to Emperor Haile Selassie, and featuring addressed by Charlotte Hawkins Brown, A. B. Zuma, James P. Gifford, Jacob W. Walls, W. E. B. Du Bois, ... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Jan. 24

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

Invoice from W. E. B. Du Bois to African Academy of Arts and Research

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to the attention of Mbonu Okike; billing him $50 for the January 19, 1946 address at the American Museum of Natural History.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Jan. 25

African Academy of Arts and Research

Letter from African Academy of Arts and Research to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Akiki Nyabongo, Chairman of the Lectures; thanking him on behalf of the Academy for "the splendid manner in which you presented your talk on the Government of Africa" at the Natural History museum (see mums312-b109-i103 for program) and looking forward to his future contributions to the Academy's efforts.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Sept. 17

African Academy of Arts and Research

Letter from African Academy of Arts and Research to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed K. Ozuomba Mbadiwe, President; seeking to confirm the date, fee, and topic of his forthcoming address on "The Government," and requesting he send a biographical sketch and glossy photo for publicity purposes.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Feb. 4

African Academy of Arts and Research

Letter from African Academy of Arts and Research to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Rev. James H. Robinson, Chairman of the Board of Directors; inviting him to a formal luncheon in New York in order to "present [the Academy's] new program to you and a few of the leaders interested in Africa."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Feb. 24

African Academy of Arts and Research

Letter from African Academy of Arts and Research to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed K. Ozuomba Mbadiwe, President; regretting his declination to sponsor the impending "African Music and Dance Festival"; commending his "orderly and objective" plan for the Colonial Conference; regretting he cannot participate personally therein; and referring him to Mr. Mbonu Ojike, "who will be a very great asset in such a conference."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Nov. 30

African Academy of Arts and Research

Letter from African Academy of Arts and Research to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed K. Ozuomba Mbadiwe, President; thanking him for his participation in the Academy's November 22 dinner (see mums312-b109-i102 for program) and noting that his presence thereat "lent weight and dignity."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Oct. 9

African Academy of Arts and Research

Letter from African Academy of Arts and Research to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed K. Ozuomba Mbadiwe, President; returning a signed copy of the memorandum to be presented to the U.N. Assembly by the Pan African Congress and requesting he send another to Reverend James H. Robinson so that he can do same.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers