Gallery view

1931 Oct. 21

Dictionary of American Biography

A word about bibliographies

Washington (D.C.) - Concerning the use of bibliographies for Dictionary of American biography articles.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 Nov. 16

Cromwell, Otelia, 1874-1972

Encyclopedia of the Negro comments of list of subjects submitted

Washington (D.C.) - Cromwell's notes on the proposed list of article topics for the "Encyclopedia of the Negro".

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Jan. 7

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

Information for George G. Bradford on racial matters

New York (N.Y.) - Information on the 1919 race riots in Washington D.C., data on lynchings, Northern African American migration, and African American college graduates.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1922 Dec. 2 – 1922 Dec. 3

Williams, Edward Christopher, 1871-1929


Washington (D.C.) - Research notes concerning the question of whether a black sailor, Pedro Alonso Nino, accompanied Christopher Columbus on his voyage to America.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers


West, William B.

Address of William B. West, M.D.

Washington (D.C.) - Scrap of paper noting William B. West's Washington, D.C. address.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers


Lindsay, Arnett G.

Sent at the request of Dr. Rayford Logan

Washington (D.C.) - Contact information of Linsday, sent at the request of Dr. Rayford W. Logan.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers


Bailey, Henri

Name of Henri L. Bailey, Jr.

Washington (D.C.) - Visiting-card-sized note bearing the name of Henri L. Bailey, Jr.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 Sept.

Bogdan, Corneliu

Address of Corneliu Bogdan

Washington (D.C.) - Handwritten rendering of Bodgan's address at the Romanian delegation at Washington, D.C.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1955 Apr.

Murphy, George B., 1906-1986

Letter from George B. Murphy, Jr. to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - On behalf of Louis Lautier, inquiring into just what Du Bois meant about the Asian-African Conference in Bandung "being the first conference in which black and brown peoples take up the question of settling their own destiny since the Renaissance." Second page bears copy of the same message, and George B. Murphy's Washington, D.C. address on verso.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 May 12

Davidson, Eugene C., 1896-1976

Note from Mrs. J. J. & Eugene Davidson, Mr. & Mrs. James Lesense Wells, and James Lesesne Wells, Jr. to W. E. B. and Nina Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Note accompanying "yellow roses in a golden vase" (according to Yolande Du Bois) in commemoration of their fiftieth wedding anniversary.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers