William Sanders Scarborough letters received, 1894-1921.


Scarborough, W. S. (William Sanders), 1854?-1926. William Sanders Scarborough letters received, 1894-1921.

William Sanders Scarborough letters received, 1894-1921.

The William Sanders Scarborough letter collection consists of eight letters: from Frederick Douglass (1894); W.E.B. DuBois (1921); and Booker T. Washington (1902-1909). The letter from Douglass extends his apologies for being unable to attend commencement at Wilberforce. The two letters from DuBois relate to the second Pan-African Congress to be held in 1921 and discusses when and where the conference was to be held. The five letters from Washington are general in nature, although one seems to deal with a disagreement they had.

8 encapsulated letters.

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