51 results found for: subject:"Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963--Archives"

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1952 Oct. 27

Fisk University . Library

Letter from Fisk University Library to W. E. B. Du Bois

Nashville (Tenn.) - Mentioning that he has been in New York twice since they last saw one another, but has not been able to meet with Du Bois, that his book is coming along but he might need to have another session with Du Bois and his papers, and asking Du Bois if he would consider establishing a permanent collection in the Fisk University Library.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1957 Oct. 16

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to B. E. Powell

Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) - Du Bois informs Powell that donating his archive is not simple; some material has already been given to Yale University and the New York Public Library; negotiations are being made with Fisk University; Du Bois wants his wife to be able to have full access to his collections so she can write his biography; lays out the problems of preservation, accessibility, and sale.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1986 Oct. 30

Hyman, Lillian, 1916-2012

Letter from Lillian Katzman to David Levering Lewis

Aurora (Co.) - Enclosing a list of material in her possession on W. E. B. Du Bois for Lewis's biography of Du Bois; offering to xerox the letters and clippings.

Lillian Hyman Katzman Papers

1961 May 1

Library of Congress . Exchange and Gift Division

Letter from United States Library of Congress Exchange and Gift Commission to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Signed Jennings Wood, Chief; inquiring into the status of the bequeathal of his personal papers; requesting that he inform them if he has finalized arrangements to donate same to Fisk; and reminding him that "as a figure of national importance, your papers would be a most welcome addition to our national manuscript collections."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1961 Sept. 20

Fisk University . Library

The private library and personal papers of W. E. B. Du Bois

Nashville (Tenn.) - Describing W. E. B. Du Bois's academic and professional background, as well as publications and achievements; noting his affection for Fisk, his alma mater; describing the contents of the collection of his books and papers, as recently acquired; noting that it will not be "completely processed for at least a year"; and that "its value cannot be calculated in monetary terms."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1951 Jan.

W. E. B. Du Bois Testimonial Dinner Committee

W. E. B. Du Bois scholar, educator, author, fighter for freedom and peace

New York (N.Y.) - Soliciting the reader to make a contribution to an effort to preserve, edit and publish W. E. B. Du Bois' "priceless library" and "letters and manuscripts" as well as his "Collected Works"; inviting the reader to a testimonial dinner in his honor on February 23. Cover highlights his many acomplishments to date.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1959 July 27

Library of Congress . Manuscript Division

Letter from Library of Congress Manuscript Division to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Signed David C. Mearns; thanking him for his recent letter on the disposition of his papers (mums312-b150-i039); describing and defending the library's curation of the Booker T. Washington papers and enclosing literature thereon; and suggesting that Du Bois's papers would "serve best the needs of scholarship" if deposited at the Library of Congress.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1961 May 8

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to United States Library of Congress Exchange and Gift Division

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Jennings Wood, Chief; per his query (mums312-b154-i280), noting tersely that he has no intention of leaving his papers at the Library of Congress.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1954 Dec. 13

American Academy of Arts and Letters

Letter from the American Academy of Arts and Literature to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N. Y) - Asking Du Bois if he has any material that would fit into the collection scope of the library of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and if he would consider donating said material.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1961 Oct. 18

Fisk University . Library

Letter from Fisk University Library to Shirley and W. E. B. Du Bois

Nashville (Tenn.) - Signed Arna Bontemps; welcoming them to Accra; enclosing an essay on the acquisition of the Du Bois papers by the Fisk Library; and noting that a new cataloger to be hired that November shall be charged with its processing.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers