18 results found for: subject:"Colonies--History"

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1952 May 17

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

Colonial peoples demand equal status

Boston (Mass.) - Typed draft with notes and corrections of a speech given to the New England Citizens Concerned for Peace concerning colonization and the history and current situation of colonies.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1944 Nov. 2

Fagley, Richard M.

Letter from Ricahrd M. Fagley to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning his agreement with Du Bois that the Dumbarton Oaks Proposals neglect the political problems of colonial people and explaining enclosed statement signed by one hundred-fifty Protestant, Catholic, and Jewish leaders. Written on Church Peace Union stationary.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 May 17

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

Colonial peoples demand equal status

Boston (Mass.) - Typed draft with notes and corrections of a speech given to the New England Citizens Concerned for Peace concerning colonization and the history and current situation of colonies.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Jan. 23

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to L. M. Ferguson

New York (N.Y.) - Asking for statements that were referred to in Nwafor Orizu's book, "Without Bitterness," and asking for a list of persons who could be consulted concerning a conference on colonialism.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Sept. 1

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to L. D. Reddick

New York (N.Y.) - Pledging his and Ellen Irene Diggs's willingness to collaborate with him "collecting documents showing the colonial demands for freedom in the twentieth century"; suggesting a feasible course of action for the project; hoping to soon send a chapter "on colonies and peace" for his forthcoming book (see mums312-b108-i089); and inquiring into his thoughts on employment opp... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 June 7

Anti-slavery and Aborigines Protection Society (Great Britain)

Anti-Slavery and Aborigines Protection Society annual meeting invitation

London (England) - Announcing a meeting of the Anti-Slavery and Aborigines Protection Society with speaker A. Creech Jones on "The Colonies and International Accountability."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Mar. 8

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to American Association for the United Nations

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning the Commission to Study the Organization of Peace's plan for trusteeship for non self-governing peoples, and their declaration of principles.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1950 Feb. 6

Coleman, James S.

Letter from James S. Coleman to W. E. B. Du Bois

Cambridge (Mass.) - Explaining that he is writing a doctoral dissertation titled, "The United Nations and Non-Self-Governing Territories," and was hoping that Du Bois could assist him with some questions he has.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Mar.

Jackson, James E., 1914-2007

Focus on the Far East

Assam (India) - Discussing the impact on the Far East of the close of World War II; describing the prospective closure of the conflict with Japan; theorizing the fate of this nation "after victory" and the political independence of "pre-war colonies"; and proscribing how governments and international organizations should act.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1950 Feb. 18

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to James S. Coleman

New York (N.Y.) - Responding to a previous letter; mentioning that it is difficult to get reflections from the "native opinion" because efforts are taken to block "natives" from communication with persons outside the colony, and mentioning his work with the Pan-African Congress.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers