From the
Melvin B. Tolson Archives
at the Library of Congress
Washington D.C.

Melvin B. Tolson

and Liberia

Liberia Today. Melvin B. Tolson
                presents a copy of Libretto

Liberia today  
February, 1954 
  Vol. 3, No. 3.

   The cover pictures Tolson
presenting a copy of "Libretto
for the Republic of Liberia"
to Ambassador Simpson for
transmittal to President William
V. S. Tubman in the presence of
Dr. Mordecai Johnson, President
of Howard University, Dr. L. L.
Harrison, President of Langston
University, Oklahoma, and Dr.
Jacob L. Reddix, President of
Jackson College, Mississippi,
during a tea that was held at the Liberian Embassy, Jan. 11, 1954.


Mimeograph copy of the Ambassador of Liberia's address
admitting Tolson to the Knighthood of the Order of the Star of Africa

The Liberian Centennial
from The Black Dispatch December 28, 1946

Liberia Decorates Three Americans
by Judith Martin
November 20, 1965 (handwritten in margin)
The Washington Post

Dust Bowl Theater premiere of NO EXIT
dedicated to Liberian Ambassador Clarence L. Simpson
click here for the performance program of NO EXIT

Invitation to a Garden Party
from the President and Mrs. Tubman
January 6, 1956

Ambassador of Liberia's invitation to cocktails
in Mamba Point, Monrovia January 8, 1956
an invitation to Liberia's 113th Anniversary Celebration
in D.C. (1960 according to a hand notation)

Invitation to witness the Inaugural Ceremonies
of President-Elect William V. S. Tubman
and Vice President-Elect William R. Tolbert, Jr.
of the Republic of Liberia
January 2, 1956