11 results found for: name:"Ojike, Mbonu"

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1948 Feb. 17

Ojike, Mbonu

Letter from Mbonu Ojike to Walter White

Lagos (Nigeria) - Explaining that Judge S. B. Rhodes of Nigeria wants to spend three months in the United States, and was wondering if White could receive him and plan his activities.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Dec. 13

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Mbonu Ojike

New York (N.Y.) - Responding to his comments on the Pan African Congress's petition to the U.N. (see mums312-b111-i436), and defending the use of the word "Negro" for its purposes -- "no name is scientifically perfect... but [it] it a clear term which everyone understands."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 July 26

Ojike, Mbonu

Mbonu Ojike's copy of petition from Pan African Congress to United Nations General Assembly

New York (N.Y.) - Ojike's copy of the Pan African Congress's petition to the U.N. (same as mums312-b111-i115) with his edits and comments, suggesting that the ending be strengthened and condensed, noting that "since we are talking about all African colonials, the word Negro is wrong," and recommending that the appeal "be specified more directly."

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 July 26

Ojike, Mbonu

Letter from Mbonu Ojike to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Confirming his participation in and endorsement of the Pan African Congress's petition to the United Nations on the emancipation of African colonies; enclosing his copy, with littered comments and postscript; and referring him to Nnamdi Azikiwe for additional support.

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

1945 Aug. 16

African Academy of Arts and Research

Letter from African Academy of Arts and Research to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Mbonu Ojike, Executive Director; announcing the Academy's new lecture series "for disseminating direct information of African culture in this country," and inviting him to speak therein, on the topic of "Government."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Feb. 4

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; seeking the $50 payment due to him in remuneration for his January 19th lecture for the Academy at the Museum of Natural History.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Nov. 29

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; noting his recent return from England and reconfirming his January 19, 1946 speaking engagement before the Academy.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers