Gallery view

1967 Nov. 1

Entin, David Hudson

Immolations and Vietnamese politics

Qu?ng Ngãi (Vietnam) - Typed on typewriter paper. Describing news of young Buddhist novice who burned himself to death, leaving three letters: to Chief of State Nguyen Van Thieu, moderate Buddhist leader Tam Chau, and US President Lyndon B. Johnson.

David Entin Papers

1952 Sept. 8

Peace Conference of the Asian and Pacific Regions (1952 : Beijing, China)

Preparatory committee for Peace Conference of the Asian and Pacific Regions bulletin number 11

Beijing (China) - Featuring Liu Ning I's essay "On the Eve of the Peace Conference of the Asian and Pacific Regions."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1967 Oct. 10

Entin, David Hudson

The hamlet and the computer

Qu?ng Ngãi (Vietnam) - Typed on typewriter paper. Concerns two questions constantly raised: "1) are we making progress? and 2) how is it that the United States with all its wealth and sophisticated equipment cannot easily defeat a group of insurgent guerillas." Describes army's computer-assisted measurement of progress in non-Viet Cong-controlled villages and believes that analysis reveals real, if slow, progress.

David Entin Papers

1931 Nov. 9

Andrews, C. F. (Charles Freer), 1871-1940

A twenty-first birthday message

London (England) - Upon the "Crisis"'s 21st birthday, congratulating it subtly and reflecting fondly on the deep and rewarding friendship he's maintained for some years with "the colored people of America."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1966 Nov. 1

Entin, David Hudson

Vietnamese holidays and ceremonies

Qu?ng Ngãi (Vietnam) - Typed on typewriter paper. Describing holidays, celebrations, festivals, and rituals. Speculates that the reason there are so many holidays is that the culture is a "mixture, particularly religiously." Lists the holidays observed since his arrival. Describes the usual attending events: parades, speeches, etc. There is a "flare [sic] and love for the ceremonial" that he observes.

David Entin Papers

1890 Oct. 20

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

Early Germanic institutions as mentioned by Tacitus

Cambridge (Mass.) - Written for Du Bois's History 21 class at Harvard. Discussing the organization of German institutions as mentioned by Cornelius Tacitus in "De Germania". Discusses the organization of the family, the clan, political institutions, notions of justice, and land tenure.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1891 May 21

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

The new gate

Cambridge (Mass.) - A fortnightly theme written for Du Bois's English 12 course at Harvard. Describing a new gate on Harvard campus.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928

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

The American Negro

Thoroughly describing the "American Negro's" "origin, growth and physique"; "problems of social contact"; and "social and spiritual development." Prepared for the 14th edition of the "Encyclopaedia Britannica," but not used. See also mums312-b1229-i029 (for bibliography) and i032 (for earlier draft).

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1889 Mar. 16

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

Origin and methods of the German railway system

Cambridge (Mass.) - Written for Du Bois's Political Economy 9, Constitutional and Legal History of England to the 16th Century, class at Harvard. Discussing the organization of German institutions as mentioned by Cornelius Tacitus in "De Germania". Discusses the organization of the family, the clan, political institutions, notions of justice, and land tenure.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1905

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

Unidentified essay

On the search for human companionship.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers