Lomeshie Research Centre (Londonderry, Ireland)
Londonderry (Northern Ireland : County) - Describing the Centre's prospective compilation of a "Testament to Youth" and seeking therefor the answers to twenty questions on social, cultural, educational, religious, political and other facets of life through the eyes of "our foremost thinkers."
Johnson C. Smith University
Atlanta (Ga.) - Questionnaire formulated by Johnson C. Smith University, and filled out by W. E. B. Du Bois, on behalf of Atlanta University, regarding the scope, structure, and subjects of the latter institution's department of Sociology.
Sigma Pi Phi . Kappa Boulé
Philadelphia (Pa.) - Sent by J. R. Porter, with apologies; belatedly and confidentially furnishing demographic data on Boulé members' occupations, approximate annual income, and number of children and grandchildren, for use in Du Bois's speech at the Grand Boulé conclave in Wilberforce, Ohio; see mums312-b122-i119 for formal compilation of information supplied.
1936 Sept. 14
National Association of Teachers in Colored Schools (U.S.)
Institute (W. Va.) - For the purposes of a study, inquiring into three different problems within the "collegiate education of Negroes": "the problem of coordinated effort"; "the problem of curriculum or educational philosophy"; and "the problem of articulation and integration with lower units."
American Sociological Society
Pittsburgh (Pa.) - Seeking members' feedback on possible changes to the Society's organizational structure.
Philadelphia (Pa.) - Answers to a series of eight questions assessing the political attitudes, behaviors, and party affiliations of "colored citizens of Philadelphia," possibly composed by R. R. Wright or Isadore Martin.
1948 July 30
Sigma Pi Phi . Phi Boulé
Montgomery (Ala.) - Sent by H. Councill Trenholm; confidentially furnishing demographic data on Boulé members' occupations, approximate annual income, and number of children and grandchildren, for use in Du Bois's speech at the Grand Boulé conclave in Wilberforce, Ohio; see mums312-b122-i119 for formal compilation of information supplied.
1929 Nov. 27
World Unity Magazine
New York (N.Y.) - Questionnaire seeking ten major agents of world peace; listing New York address of World Unity Magazine, and what may be W. E. B. Du Bois' typed responses (followed by a pencilled "10 names"): "Gandhi, Tagore, John Haynes Holmes, Jane Adams, Ramsay MacDonald, Romain Rolland, Bernard Shaw, Herbert Hoover, Dantes Bellegarde, and Julius Rosenwald."