• Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to Council on African Affairs

    Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963, Council on African Affairs

    Proposing a restructuring of his remunerative relations at the Council and suggesting that a "Du Bois Endowment Fund" be founded and headquartered in his office, and work entirely independently from t…

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  • Letter from Charleane Hill to Gloria Xifaras Clark

    Cobb, Charleane Hill, Clark, Gloria Xifaras, 1942

    Charleane sends Gloria a copy of Ursula's speech, which she gave on a Black History Program at Palestine Baptist Church in Blue Mountain, Mississippi.

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  • Letter from Foreign Affairs to W. E. B. Du Bois

    Foreign Affairs, Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963, Armstrong, Hamilton Fish, 1893-1973

    Concerning an invitation to Du Bois to write an article on Liberia with the theme "Liberia, the League, and the United States".

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  • Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to the National Tuberculosis Association

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

    Du Bois explains that he cannot publish the article the Association sent, as it is too long. Enclosure not with letter.

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  • W. E. B. Du Bois biography

    Pages 2 through 9 of a detailed outline of W. E. Bu Dois's career; the development and sometimes reversal of some of his tenets; his pivotal influence on Pan-Africanism and co-founding of the N.A.A.C…

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  • Letter from Bethel Evangelical Church to W. E. B. Du Bois

    Bethel Evangelical Church (Detroit, Mich.), Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963, Helm, Adelbert

    Concerning confirmation of a date for a speaking engagement at the Church and the possible topics to be discussed.

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  • Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to University of Wisconsin

    Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963, University of Wisconsin, Sklar, Martin J., 1935

    Addressed to Martin J. Sklar; regretfully declining his invitation to speak (mums312-b143-i088), as he is previously engaged on the relevant date.

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  • Telegram from Wendell Phillips High School to W. E. B. Du Bois

    Wendell Phillips High School, Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963, Prescott, Annabell

    Concerning inability of school to pay for speaking engagement by Du Bois.

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  • W. E. B. Du Bois and Shirley Graham Du Bois on stairs of guest house, Chang-tu, 1959

    Caption: Having traveled up the Yang-tse River to Chang-tu, we are about to climb stairs to guest house where we will stay, Chang-tu, April, 1959.

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  • Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Chicago Sunday Evening School

    Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963, Chicago Sunday Evening Club, Barnes, Clifford Webster, 1864-1944

    Accepting invitation to speak before the Club on February 12, 1939.

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  • Letter from Hugh H. Smythe to Council on African Affairs

    Smythe, Hugh H. (Hugh Heyne), 1913-1977, Council on African Affairs

    Addressed to Paul Robeson, Max Yergan, Shelton Hale Bishop, Charles Collins, Estelle Riddle, Hope R. Stevens, W. A. Hunton, Doxey Wilkerson, and Shirley Graham; relaying that W. E. B. Du Bois will not…

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  • Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to the Viking Press

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

    Asking to use cuts of drawings by Aaron Douglass included in the book "God's Trombones" by James Weldon Johnson.

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  • Letter from Abraham Shearman to Thomas Howland

    Shearman, Abraham, 1777-1847, Howland, Thomas, 1764-1845

    Clinical description of his depression. Further comments on the essay on slavery and water baptism (Elisha Bates); Quaker controversy.

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  • Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to Mr. Turner

    Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963, Turner, Thomas Wyatt, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

    Concerning a check from Leslie Pinkney Hill for the John E. Milholland Memorial Bust Fund.

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  • Letter from Anson Phelps Stokes to W. E. B. Du Bois

    Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958, Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

    Thanking him for his recent letter on the General Education Board's involvement in the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" project, and commenting on various aspects of its facets, administration, and publica…

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  • Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Arthur Turner

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

    Misunderstanding the object of his letter (mums312-b090-i007), referring him to the autobiographical passages of "Darkwater" and to his profile in "Who's Who in America."

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  • Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Cinema Lyceum

    Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963, Cinema Lyceum, Pfeiffer, Frances H

    Responding to Pfeiffer, proprietor of Cinema Lyceum, regarding a film project on the life and work of Booker T. Washington. While Du Bois does not share much enthusiasm for the project he is willing t…

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  • Circular letter from World Peace Council to W. E. B. Du Bois

    World Peace Council, Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963, Darr, John W

    Signed John W. Darr, Jr.; relaying recent decisions made with respect to the April 14 meeting in Prague; describing plans to arrange an international review, "Défense de la Paix," outlining the public…

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  • Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to H. P. Osborne

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

    Enclosing a list of the "Encyclopedia of the Negro"'s "West Indian subjects" and requesting he add to and/or comment thereon.

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  • Letter from NAACP San Francisco Branch to W. E. B. Du Bois

    National Association for the Advancement of Colored PeopleSan Francisco Branch, Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963, Parker, Lena M

    Concerning information on "The Crisis" for a presentation at the upcoming NAACP conference.

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