Lot 78 of 395:
NAACP, W.E.B. DuBois, William Lloyd Garrison, anti-slavery, Emancipation Proclamation  

Click image to enlarge
Lot closed - unsold
$140 - $200

Praise for DuBois and NAACP Crisis from famed Abolitionist's son on the anniversary of Negro Emancipation, 1913 letter

Garrison, Francis J.



January 4, 1913


1 pp. On Houghton Mifflin Company letterhead. With a few ink corrections in Garrison's hand.

To Rolfe Cobleigh, “The Congregationalist”, Boston: "…Dr. DuBois’s magazine, The Crisis…is far and away the best periodical which the colored people have yet published and its success has been gratifying.”  The youngest son of famed Abolitionist William Lloyd Garrison, was a strong supporter of the newly-formed NAACP and its monthly journal, The Crisis, edited by eminent Black scholar W.E.B. DuBois. A fascinating link between the antebellum anti-slavery crusade and the Black civil rights movement of the early 20th century, 

Lot Amendments

A touch of wear from handling; very good.

Item number:
Shipping info:
We have a full service shipping department to ensure proper packing and safe delivery of purchases at reasonable cost. We are specialists at packing and shipping books and works on paper.   All lots purchased by the same client are combined for shipping in order to keep the cost as economical as possible.  Our preferred method for domestic shipments is UPS Ground but we can also ship via FedEx or USPS.  For international orders we select the most appropriate carrier depending on the value and weight of the items purchased.  We are happy to accommodate special arrangements by request.

Invoices are sent out the day following the auction and include a $10 handling fee plus actual shipping and insurance charges.

Shipping estimates can be obtained directly from the lot details page for each item or by contacting Megan Hipsley prior to the auction.



Terms and conditions


All accepted bids are contracts and are considered final and non withdrawable.


A buyer's premium of 20% will be applied to all purchases.


The person posting the bids online has to be the person who has registered for the auction.