26 results found for: name:"African Academy of Arts and Research"

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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 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 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 Jan. 19

African Academy of Arts and Research

So This is Africa program

New York (N.Y.) - Outlining the proceedings of the Academy's "So This is Africa" program, featuring addressed by Akiki Nyabongo, W. E. B. Du Bois, and Mbuno Ojike, and a tour through the American Museum of Natural History's Ethnological Hall by Miss Ella Hill.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 May 14

African Academy of Arts and Research

Memorandum from African Academy of Arts and Research to United Nations Conference on International Organization

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Mbonu Ojike; attempting to make clear to the Conference various points regarding the self-governing capacities, political astuteness, and aspiration to independence, freedom, and democracy of African peoples, and begging they be appropriately represented and promoted by the international organization.

W. E. B. Du Bois 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

1945 Feb. 15

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 President K. Ozuomba Mbadiwe; regretfully declining his invitation to sponsor the Academy's "African Music and Dance Festival" and pledging to write soon with respect to the upcoming Colonial Conference.

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

1945 Aug. 23

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 Mbonu Ojike; thanking him for the invitation to lecture before the Academy and noting his "self-defensive" $50 speaking fee.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers