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1947 Oct.

Smythe, Hugh H. (Hugh Heyne), 1913-1977

Note on nations acknowledging the NAACP letter of September 29, 1947

New York (N.Y.) - Note accompanying and identifying the sixteen nations who have so far acknowledged Hugh Symthe's September 29 letter on the NAACP's petition to the United Nations (see mums312-b115-i109 for list). Scrap of verso asks blankly "if there is anything."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Oct. 5

Notes on the meeting on the Pan African Congress's petition to the United Nations

New York (N.Y.) - Noting Max Yergan's remarks and thoughts on the Council on Pan African Affairs's position with respect to the Pan African Congress's petition to the United Nations, as discussed at the October 5 meeting at the New York Public Library.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Nov. 24

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

Notes on human rights petition

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning the petition on human rights, the difficulties had in bringing the petition to the United Nations, and his belief that the United States Department of the United Nations does not want to provide an opportunity for "Negroes" to state their grievances before the world. First and second pages include handwritten notes.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Nov. 11

Smythe, Hugh H. (Hugh Heyne), 1913-1977

Note from Hugh H. Smythe to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Enclosing and summarizing the essence of a recent letter from the magazine Pan-Africa (mums312-b115-i228) and seeking his advice on how to respond to its offer (see mums312-b115-i229 for result).

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Sept.

Hunton, William Alphaeus, 1863-1916

Draft of United Nations petition

New York (N.Y.) - Revisions made by W. A. Hunton for a petition written by W. E. B. Du Bois for an assembly of the United Nations to be held in New York in September, 1946.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 May

Council on African Affairs

Fragment from Council on African Affairs bulletin

New York (N.Y.) - Fragments from the Council's May 1946 newsletter, totalling the square footage and population ruled by imperial governments, discussing "the question of mandate territories," urging the end of "exploitation of African labor," and demanding "full trade union rights" for Africans, among other issues; versos bear pencilled notes on Paul Robesons's, Max Yergan's, W. A. Hunt... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers