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W. E. B. Du Bois papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3889

Scope and Contents

The collection contains original typewritten works by W. E. B. DuBois, including an essay entitled "The Future of Africa in America," a list of "Books on the African American," and a portion of Dubois’s CV. According to the donor, the writings were typed and edited by Hugh Smythe while DuBois was working at Fisk University.

Dates

  • Circa 1940

Creator

Biographical / Historical

W. E. B. Du Bois lived from 1868 to 1963 and was one of the most prominent leaders of the Civil Rights movement in the United States during the early twentieth century. He was a founding member of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).

Extent

0.05 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Typewritten works by DuBois, including an essay entitled "The Future of Africa in America" as well as a list of "Books on the African American"

Provenance

Gift of Sarah Pilmore

General

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Processing Information

Processed by Erin Schmidt, 2011.
Title
Guide to the W. E. B. Du Bois pPapers
Status
Coll Lvl Complete
Date
September 2011
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266
205.348.0500