1948 Apr. 6
Lewis, Oscar, 1914-1970
Saint Louis (Mo.) - Thanking him for the attention paid to his recent article on "Wealth Differences in a Mexican Village," and seeking advice and bibliographic referral for a research paper he is writing on the history of slavery.
1942 June 15
Cooper, Anna J. (Anna Julia), 1858-1964
Washington (D.C.) - A thesis written for a Ph. D. at the Sorbonne and translated at Frelinghuysen University, on slavery in the United States.
1948 Aug. 10
Lawless, John Q.
Mount Sterling (Ill.) - While realizing "that you are not running an information service," directing to him a query regarding the volume of "negro slaves" in seventeenth-century England. Du Bois's pencilled response drafted below; see mums312-b119-i205 for Smythe's rendering.
1950 Apr. 21
United Nations . Division of Human Rights
Lake Success (New York) - Asking Du Bois to participate in a world-wide survey of slavery and other forms of servitude, and providing some details about the ad-hoc Committee on Slavery of the Economic and Social Council, formed for this survey.
Weston, George M. (George Melville), 1816-1887