The Library of Congress > LCCN Permalink

View this record in:  MARCXML | LC Authorities & Vocabularies | VIAF (Virtual International Authority File)External Link

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

LC control no.n 80046721
Descriptive conventionsrda
LC classificationPS3507.U147
Personal name headingDu Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
    Browse this term in  LC Authorities  or the  LC Catalog
Variant(s)Du Bois, W. E. Burghardt (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
Du Bois, W. E. (William Edward), 1868-1963
Di︠u︡bua, Uilʹi︠a︡m Ėdvard Burgkhardt, 1868-1963
Di︠u︡bua, Vilʹi︠a︡m, 1868-1963
Du Bois, William Edward Burghardt, 1868-1963
DuBois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
Du Bois, William, 1868-1963
Du Bois, W. B. (William Burghardt), 1868-1963
See alsoFounded corporate body of person: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
    Browse this term in  LC Authorities
Other standard no.0000000108863087
Associated countryUnited States Ghana
Birth date1868-02-23
Death date1963-08-27
Place of birthGreat Barrington (Mass.)
Place of deathAccra (Ghana)
Field of activitySociology Civil rights Pan-Africanism
AffiliationHarvard University Communist Party of the United States of America
Profession or occupationCivil rights workers Political activists Authors
Special noteURIs added to this record for the PCC URI MARC Pilot. Please do not remove or edit the URIs.
Found inAuthor's The college-bred negro ... 1900.
DeMarco, J.P. The social thought of W.E.B. DuBois, c1983: title page (in title: W.E.B. DuBois)
His Haïti, c1983: title page (William Du Bois) cover (W.B. Du Bois)
Marcus Garvey ... 1995: tome 2, page 11 (William Edward Burghardt Du Bois; b. Feb. 23, 1868 in Great Barrington, Massachusetts; d. Aug. 27, 1963)
Duboisweb website, viewed Jan. 11, 2013 (1868: William Edward Du Bois is born on February 23 in Great Barrington, Massachusetts; 1961: Joins the Communist Party of the United States. Moves to Ghana and takes up residence in Accra. 1963: Takes Ghana citizenship. Dies on August 27 and is buried with a state funeral in Accra)
Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century, accessed via The Oxford African American Studies Center online database, July 27, 2014: (Du Bois, W. E. B.; William Edward Burghardt Du Bois; social historian / commentator, sociologist, civil rights activist, political activist; born 23 February 1868 in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, United States; MA in History (1892) and PhD from Harvard (1896); joined the Communist Party USA (CPUSA), became a citizen of Ghana; died 27 August 1963 in Accra, Ghana)
Wikipedia, 8 Sept. 2020 (William Edward Burghardt Du Bois, born February 23, 1868 in Great Barrington, Mass., died August 27, 1963 in Accra, Ghana, aged 95; an American sociologist, socialist, historian, civil rights activist, Pan-Africanist, author, writer and editor; in Great Barrington, Mass., Du Bois grew up in a relatively tolerant and integrated community, and after completing graduate work at the University of Berlin and Harvard, where he was the first African American to earn a doctorate, he became a professor of history, sociology and economics at Atlanta University; Du Bois was one of the founders of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in 1909)
Associated languageeng
Invalid LCCNno 00055060