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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 Dec. 3

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

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

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to K. Ozuomba Mbadiwe; thanking him for his thank-you note of November 30 (mums312-b109-i113) and enclosing a copy of the speech he gave at the Academy's recent dinner.(

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 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

1946 Nov. 4

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

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

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to K. Ozuomba Mbadiwe; gladly agreeing to speak at the Academy's November 22 dinner and requesting he write further with details.(

W. E. B. Du Bois 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 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

1946 Sept. 26

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

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

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Akiki Nyabongo; thanking him for his willing cooperation but relaying that his new book ("The World and Africa") will not be using photographs of persons after all.(

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Feb. 20

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 again for his "wonderful lecture" of January 19 and hoping he has received payment therefor, which was sent "about two weeks ago."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Feb. 5

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

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

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to James H. Robinson; refusing to cooperate any further with the Academy until he receives the $50 payment owed to him on the occasion of his January 19 lecture.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers