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Rift Valley Province (Kenya) - Copy of a letter sending greetings and acknowledging gifts (money, coffee, candy, and newspapers); describing some trouble sending earlier thanks for same; and describing his monotonous prison life. See mums312-b161-i199 for said attempt.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Kenyatta, Jomo
1958 May 21
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Rift Valley Province (Kenya) - Thanking him for his gifts (money, candy, coffee, and some newspapers) and for thinking of him as he sits out his prison term. See mums312-b161-i198 for later rendering of same.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Kenyatta, Jomo
1957 Sept. 27
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New York (N.Y.) - Reflecting on the success of the Manchester meeting of the Pan-African Congress; noting he shall be hosting for dinner the future Ambassador of Ceylon to the U.S.S.R.; and enclosing the Encyclopedia Africana proposal for his reaction and collaboration.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1961 Apr. 28
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Nairobi (Kenya) - Kenyatta informs Du Bois that Jomo Kenyatta informed her that Du Bois could connect her with people to teach her about other countries, and to whom she could teach about Africa to; speaks of education in Africa; gives Du Bois information on Jomo Kenyatta.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Kenyatta, M. Wambui
1959 Apr. 2
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New York (N.Y.) - Upon receiving a copy of a his correspondence with Edward Lamaka, recalling with pleasure the making of Kenyatta's acquaintance at the 1945 Pan African Congress and sending him luck and warm greetings. See mums312-b161-i198, i199 for relevant letters.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1958 June 4
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Nairobi (Kenya) - Copy of response to the Federation's request for opinions of the speech made by Grantly Adams; mentioning that they are in total disagreement with statements made by Adams.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Kenya African Union
1948 Nov. 9
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Nairobi (Kenya) - Kenyatta refers to Du Bois as brother; writes in response to Du Bois' letter dated June 4, 1958; Kenyatta speaks of their brothers in Africa and the West Indies obtaining freedom; discusses pan-Africanism congresses; asks Du Bois to make arrangements to have his children sent to America for their education.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Kenyatta, Jomo
1959 June 2
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Kisumu (Kenya) - Noting plans to soon publish a book on the release of Jomo Kenyatta and seeking recipients' contributions thereto.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Odinga, Ajuma Oginga, 1911-
1961 Apr.
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New York (N.Y.) - Per his request (mums312-b154-i084, i084), furnishing his opinion on the case of Jomo Kenyatta; commenting on the trajectory of his career and his release; and bidding be relay the message that "I have written him while he was in confinement, but I am not sure that he ever received the letter."
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1961 Aug. 21
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Nairobi (Kenya) - Noting the "great sorrow" brought upon himself and all the world upon the death of W. E. B. Du Bois, "your husband and my old friend."
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

1963 Sept. 2