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Abstract

Medals, badges, and certificates of various sorts received by Du Bois. There are approximately one hundred items in the series, ranging from class reunion badges to the Spingarn Medal received by Du Bois in 1920, the Du Bois medal created by the American Negro Commemorative Society, the Lenin Peace Prize, membership certificates for Phi Beta Kappa and the National Institute of Arts and Letters (1944), and several honorary degrees.

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W.E.B. Du Bois Papers: Series 18. Memorabilia, 1913-1963
0.5 linear feet

Call no.: MS 312

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Series 18. Memorabilia
1913-1963


Spingarn Medal
1920


Conference of Heads of African States Medal
1963


American Negro Commemorative Society, Du Bois Medal
undated


"W.E.B. Du Bois Medal"
undated


Moscow University Medal
ca. 1959


Czech Academy Medal
1948


National Emancipation Exposition Medal
1913


Lenin Medal
ca. 1959


Charles University Medal
1958


Alpha Phi Alpha Award, Lincoln University
1950


Miscellaneous medals, badges, citations, awards
varous dates


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Provenance

Acquired from Shirley Graham Du Bois, 1973.

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Cite as: W.E.B. Du Bois Papers (MS 312). Special Collections and University Archives, W.E.B. Du Bois Library, University of Massachusetts Amherst.