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1933 Mar. 11

Committee on Race Relations (Society of Friends : Philadelphia, Pa. : 1929-1969)

Letter from Committee on Race Relations to W. E. B. Du Bois

Philadelphia (Pa.) - From Helen Bryan, Field Secretary. Concerns plans for the Institute of Race Relations. Expresses hope that Du Bois will give lectures.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 Aug. 7

John C. Winston Company

Letter from John C. Winston Company to W. E. B. Du Bois

Philadelphia (Pa.) - From J. W. Ziegler, Vice President. Concerns idea for book on the history of African Americans in the United States. Apologizes for being unable to see Du Bois in May, reiterates interest in book and Du Bois's involvement.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1934 Jan. 2

Committee on Race Relations (Society of Friends: Philadelphia, Pa. : 1929-1969

Letter from Committee on Race Relations to W. E. B. Du Bois

Philadelphia (Pa.) - Signed Helen R. Bryan and Crystal Bird Fauset; regarding the Committee's official attitude towards institutionalized segregation; describing plans to soon host a seminar on the matter (enclosing a tentative outline); and seeking Du Bois's suggestions thereon: "We trust it will be possible for you to [advise us], as we stand in need of your counsel and your wisdom."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1866 Jan. 12

Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920

Letter from Benjamin Smith Lyman to J. Peter Lesley

Philadelphia (Pa.) - Lyman informs Mr. Lesley of a negotiation with Mr. Painter for work on a job in Connellsville, which Lyman agreed to only after confirming that he would not be underbidding Lesley for the contract. Lyman provides Mr. Lesley with instructions for the completion of his job for the Plymouth Coal Company, and tells him to look for packages notebooks and plottings at the ... more

Benjamin Smith Lyman Papers

1900 Nov. 27

Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920

Letter from Benjamin Smith Lyman to Mary Lyman

Philadelphia (Pa.) - Discussing Mary's recent travels, socializing with Mr. Garrison, learned society lectures on China, holidays with the Bliss family, and authorial and editorial exploits.

Benjamin Smith Lyman Papers

1902 Dec. 21

Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920

Letter from Benjamin Smith Lyman to Messrs. E. vom Hofe & Co.

Philadelphia (Pa.) - Responding to Edward vom Hofe & Co.'s advertisement in "Forest & Stream" with an order for the Company's illustrated catalogue of fishing tackle.

Benjamin Smith Lyman Papers

1930 Dec. 11

Wright, Richard R. (Richard Robert), b. 1878

Letter from R. R. Wright to W. E. B. Du Bois

Philadelphia (Pa.) - Complimenting Du Bois on the "entirely satisfactory" lecture given last night and deeming it "one of the best I have ever heard from you"; regretting not having seen more of him during his Philadelphia trip; enclosing a $15 check; and hoping to see him when next visiting in New York.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Oct. 7

Hopkins, Wayne

Letter from Wayne L. Hopkins to W. E. B. Du Bois

Philadelphia (Pa.) - Concerning a request for information on Du Bois' debate with Lothrop Stoddard and the possibility of repeating it in Philadelphia. Written on Armstrong Association of Philadelphia letterhead.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1902 Nov. 23

Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920

Letter from benjamin Smith Lyman to Mary Lyman

Philadelphia (Pa.) - Discussing Mary's travels, visits with the Blisses, the benefits of various northern climates, and the last seasonal excursion of the Mineralogical and Geological Section.

Benjamin Smith Lyman Papers