19 results found for: subject:"Africa--Civilization"

Gallery view

1949 Feb. 15

Benton, Ira

Letter from Ira Benton to W. E. B. Du Bois

Mountain View (Mo.) - Mentioning that he will be going to Nigeria, and asking where he could get a history of Africa and Africans.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1949

Armattoe, Raphael E. G.

Modern Africa

Derry (Northern Ireland) - Discussing Africa and that very little is know about the African people or their plight.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926

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

The answer of Africa

Africa - Reflecting on and describing the three "essential things Africa has given the world"; musing on the origins of the black race; noting the emergency of the "village unit"; and outlining other key aspects of early civilization on the African continent. Published as chapter II of "What is Civilization?" edited by Maurice Maeterlinck et al.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1921 Apr. 19

Hansberry, William Leo

Circular Letter from William Leo Hansberry to James Weldon Johnson

New Orleans (La.) - Concerning a proposal to teach instructors of the latest scholarship on the history of Africa.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1923

Boyce, Stansbury

Letter from Stansbury E. Boyce to the editor [fragment]

Africa - Concerning African American participation in the wars of the United States and contributions of Africans to early civilization.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1960 July 5

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

A history of Africa

Accra (Ghana) - In an address to the Ghana Academy of Learning Du Bois attempts to deliver "in fifteen minutes a survey of three thousand years of African history, a glance at its present and its future."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1920

Garvey, Marcus, 1887-1940

Founding of universal improvement society

Africa - Establishes a universal society and urges all people "of Negro or African" parentage to join. Lists general objectives for the society and local objectives to be completed in Jamaica.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Feb.

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

The essence of African culture

Africa - Typed draft of article published in the Forum as "What is Civilization: Africa's Answer," discussing African ideals of culture and the importance of the "village" in Africa.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1960 July 5

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

A history of Africa

Accra (Ghana) - In an address to the Ghana Academy of Learning Du Bois attempts to deliver "in fifteen minutes a survey of three thousand years of African history, a glance at its present and its future."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 Apr. 21

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to William Leo Hansberry

Atlanta (Ga.) - Concerns the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" and comments on Hansberry's outline of Africa-related subjects.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers