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1946 Sept. 25

National Association of Colored Women (U.S.)

Letter from National Association of Colored Women to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Signed Christine S. Smith, President; gladly agreeing to attend the October 5 meeting in New York on Du Bois's petition to the United Nations (mums312-b111-i115) with respect to its handling of colonial matters and pledging her endorsement of "the work which you have in hand."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Nov. 26

Smythe, Hugh H. (Hugh Heyne), 1913-1977

Letter from Hugh H. Smythe to Hospital Employees Union of New York

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to President Estelle Robbins; in response to her letter to Roy Wilkins (mums312-b114-i049), describing the current status of the NAACP's petition to the United Nations; describing how her organization can "be of immense assistance"; and recommending she get in touch additionally with Walter White.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Sept. 29

Smythe, Hugh H. (Hugh Heyne), 1913-1977

Delegations receiving NAACP United Nations petition

New York (N.Y.) - List of diplomats and delegations receiving Smythe's letter of the same date (mums312-b115-i103), describing the NAACP's petition to the United Nations and seeking their support and participation therein. See mums312-b115-i107 for alternate version, with handwritten addresses typed up.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Nov. 7

White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955

Memorandum from Walter White to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Relaying that Eleanor Roosevelt has requested a memorandum "for her private use" on the items they hope to insert in a World Charter of Human Rights "with particular reference to the machinery to attain those rights," for use in the December 1 meeting of the Drafting Committee, and hoping to speak with him on the matter the following Monday.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Aug. 6

Swedish Peace Campaign Committee

Resolution II

Västerås (Sweden) - Blank petition to be completed and signed, urging the United Nations to take immediate actions banning all war and enforce a program of international disarmament (see mums312-b119-i083 for details of objectives).

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Aug. 24

White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955

Memo from Walter White to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Asking Du Bois for any documents that might be useful to him regarding the recommendations Du Bois made for topics to be discussed at the United Nations general assembly.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Dec. 26

American Association for the United Nations

Circular letter from American Association for the United Nations to Joint Committee of American Agencies on Human Rights

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Clark M. Eichelberger and Roger N. Baldwin; announcing, describing, and inviting him to the January 15, 1947 meeting of the Joint Committee. Walter White's pencilled notation towards bottom asks and encourages W. E. B. Du Bois to attend. Verso names members of the U. N. Board of Directors, National Advisory Council, Committee of Sponsors, and Commission to Study ... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 July 18

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Columbia University Press

New York (N.Y.) - Requesting a copy or referral to a list of official United Nations publications.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Mar. 23

White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955

Memorandum from Walter White to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Seeking his recommendations as to the actions they ought to take "with respect to the colonial human rights or any other issues" at the following week's United Nations Conference at Hunter College.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1949 Apr. 4

Civil Rights Congress (U.S.)

Letter from Civil Rights Congress to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed William L. Patterson, National Executive Secretary; requesting him to serve on a delegation to present the case of foreign-born Gerhart Eisler before the U.N. Human Rights Commission.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers