Gallery view

1936 May 25

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to Rayford W. Logan

Atlanta (Ga.) - Inviting him to come to his office on Wednesday "for a little talk about the Encyclopedia."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1937 Mar. 15

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

Memorandum to the president of the Phelps-Stokes Fund regarding the projected encyclopedia of the Negro

Atlanta (Ga.) - Du Bois spells out how appeals for funding for the Encyclopedia of the Negro project should be emphasized to foundations.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1938 Feb. 25

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to Anson Phelps Stokes

Atlanta (Ga.) - On the policy of the proposed Encyclopedia of the Negro with regard to scientific impartiality and objectivity in its general treatment of subjects.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 Oct. 10

Logan, Rayford Whittingham, 1897-1982

Memorandum from Rayford W. Logan to W. E. B. Du Bois

Atlanta (Ga.) - Noting the omission of the "very important Andrew D. White Collection on the French Revolution and Saint Dominique at Cornell University."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1935 Oct. 16

Reid, Ira De Augustine, 1901-1968

Memorandum from Ira de Augustine Reid to W. E. B. Du Bois

Atlanta (Ga.) - Expressing his willingness to gladly cooperate in the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" project and placing himself "at your disposal for whatever you think that I can do."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1938 Feb. 25

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to Anson Phelps Stokes [fragment]

Atlanta (Ga.) - On the policy of the proposed Encyclopedia of the Negro with regard to scientific impartiality and objectivity in its general treatment of subjects. Missing page 2 and 3.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 Apr. 6

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to Rayford W. Logan

Atlanta (Ga.) - As in mums312-b079-i122, confirming Logan's commitment to work on the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" from October through December 1936, with "stenographic help," and at the rate of $50 per month, and informing him his services will again be sought "for at least four more months" upon Du Bois's return from abroad, "at the same compensation."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1937 Mar. 15

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

Confidential memorandum regarding the significance of the proposed encyclopedia of the Negro

Atlanta (Ga.) - Du Bois spells out how appeals for funding for the Encyclopedia of the Negro project should be emphasized.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 May 22

Encyclopedia of the Negro, inc.

New International Encyclopedia Project

Atlanta (Ga.) - Describing the aims, contents, directors, and current status of the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" project, emphasizing its international scope, and highlighting the participation and background of W. E. B. Du Bois and other chief officers.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers