130 results found for: subject:"African Americans and libraries"

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1931 Dec. 22

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to New York Public Library

New York (N.Y.) - Signed version of a memo to Franklin Hopper concerning incidents of racial prejudice transpired at the 135th Street Branch of the New York Public Library and making two requests regarding staffing thereat. Revised version of mums312-b060-i153, mums312-b060-i154, and mums312-b060-i162; bears the signatures of W. E. B. Du Bois and twelve other "prominent individuals in Ha... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 Nov. 23

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to New York Public Library

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Catherine Latimer; marked-up draft of a memo to Franklin Hopper concerning incidents of racial prejudice transpired at the 135th Street Branch of the New York Public Library and making four requests regarding staffing thereat. Earlier version of mums312-b060-i154.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1937 June 26

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to Rayford W. Logan

Atlanta (Ga.) - Inquiring if he is aware of any libraries housing special collections "of Africana in the West Indies, Mexico, South America, and in Italy, Spain and Portugal."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Jan. 13

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

Memorandum of interview between W. E. B. Du Bois and New York Public Library

New York (N.Y.) - Memorandum recounting an interview between W. E. B. Du Bois and Franklin F. Hopper, Chief of Circulation, and Ernestine Rose, Librarian of the 135th Street Branch, on January 11, 1932; documenting the attendance of said interview by "the Reverend and Mrs. Imes, Mr. E. K. Jones.. Mrs. Daisy Reed and Mrs. Ruth Roberts." Recording the ensuing conversation regarding the exe... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Jan. 13

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

Memorandum of interview between W. E. B. Du Bois and New York Public Library

New York (N.Y.) - Memorandum recounting an interview between W. E. B. Du Bois and Franklin F. Hopper, Chief of Circulation, and Ernestine Rose, Librarian of the 135th Street Branch, on January 11, 1932; documenting the attendance of said interview by "the Reverend and Mrs. Imes, Mr. E. K. Jones.. Mrs. Daisy Reed and Mrs. Ruth Roberts." Recording the ensuing conversation regarding the exe... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Jan. 31

Latimer, Catherine

Note from Catherine Latimer to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Thanking him for and relaying feedback on his letter to the editor of the New York "Times" on the imminent resignation of Schomburg Collection curator L. D. Reddick (see also mums312-b120-i197).

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Feb. 20

Peace Palace Library (Hague, Netherlands)

Receipt from Library of the Palace of Peace to W. E. B. Du Bois

Hague (Netherlands) - Gratefully acknowledging his donation to the Library of "An Appeal to the World," the NAACP's petition to the United Nations, as well as "a collection of pamphlets concerning the advancement of colored people."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1967

Fisk University . Library & Media Center . University Special Collections and Archives

Special collections in the Erastus Milo Cravath Memorial Library, Fisk University

Nashville (Tenn.) - Describing (and sometimes picturing) the various manuscript collections and institutional records held at the University's archives: the Negro Collection, the Fiskiana Collection, the American Missionary Association Archives, the papers of Charles W. Chestnutt, Jean Toomer, E. R. Alexander, Scott Joplin, Countee Cullen, Pauline Hopkins, Langston Hughes, and announcing t... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1922 Oct.

Rose, Ernestine, 1880-1961

Statement on library segregation

United States - Rose defends her position, advanced at the American Library Association annual meeting in Detroit, against "segregation in libraries by race or color". See also mums312-b020-i014, mums312-b022-i237, and mums312-b022-i240.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948

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

What does the Schomburg Collection need?

New York (N.Y.) - Describing the perilous state of the Collection, particularly in light of the recent "remarkable expansion of interest in race relations and Negro studies"; detailing the inadequacy of its facility and repairs necessary thereto; listing supplies and equipment whose purchase is warranted; requesting additional funds for new acquisitions, exhibitions, staff and salaries, ... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers