191 results found for: name:"Banks, W. R. (Willette Rutherford)"

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1944 Feb. 1

Banks, W. R. (Willette Rutherford)

Note from W. R. Banks to W. E. B. Du Bois

Prairie View (Tex.) - Note asking Du Bois if he would approve the memorandum he plans to send to trustees and Graduates of Atlanta University explaining the unfair forced retirement of W. E. B. Du Bois.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1949 Sept. 21

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to President and Mrs. Banks

New York (N.Y.) - Writing to introduce the Banks' to his friend of many years, Ethel Ray Nance, secretary to President Lanier.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1944 Jan. 11

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

Memo from W. E. B. Du Bois to W. R. Banks

Atlanta (Ga.) - Relating to Banks his feelings about being forcefully retired from Atlanta University after working there for over twenty-five years.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 May 25

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to W. R. Banks

Atlanta (Ga.) - Concerning Du Bois's suggestions for potential candidates for possible presidents of Atlanta.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1940 Nov. 15

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to W. R. Banks

Atlanta (Ga.) - Concerning a recent meeting of the Select Committee for PHYLON that the University President was supposed to attend, but never did, and Du Bois's frustration over the matter.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1942 Nov. 9

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to W. R. Banks

Atlanta (Ga.) - Mentioning that it was nice to see him in Chicago, and provides some details on the situation at Atlanta University.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1935 Apr. 3

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Principal and Mrs. W. R. Banks

Atlanta (Ga.) - Expresses appreciation for recent visit to Prairie View and the conference on the Education of Negroes in Texas.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1941 Mar. 24

Banks, W. R. (Willette Rutherford)

Letter from W. R. Banks to W. E. B. Du Bois

Prairie View (Tex.) - Thanking him for relaying recent correspondence regarding his offer of a visiting professorship at NYU, and regretting "that it is not possible for you to accept the offer."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1944 Mar. 21

Shivery, Louie Davis

Letter from L. D. Shivery to W. R. Banks

Atlanta (Ga.) - Expressing her shock at W. E. B. Du Bois's dismissal from Atlanta University and requesting that the Board of Trustees grant him an extension and acceptable pension plan.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1939 Jan. 11

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to W. R. Banks

Atlanta (Ga.) - Du Bois writes W. R. Banks to give his opinion that it would be a mistake to elect Walter White to the Board of Trustees of Atlanta University, as Du Bois finds him to be a self-centered man that would not bring any useful contacts to the university. Second page contains a petition to the Board of Directors.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers