Gallery view

1936 Mar. 2

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to C. T. Loram

Atlanta (Ga.) - Thanking him for his suggestions regarding "The Encyclopedia of the Negro" (see mums312-b079-i139) and relaying that a tentative prospectus is in the works.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1935 Nov. 23

Chivers, W. R.

Letter from Walter R. Chivers to W. E. B. Du Bois

Atlanta (Ga.) - Expressing his interest the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" project; relaying "it would be an honor for me to contribute an article"; and suggesting he compose one on the subject of "migratory movements of Negroes and Negro-White relations."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

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

1936 Dec. 7

Logan, Rayford Whittingham, 1897-1982

Letter from Rayford W. Logan to Clarence F. Jones

Atlanta (Ga.) - Introducing and describing the scope and aims of the "Encyclopedia of the Negro," and seeking therefor his participation, reflecting his expertise in Latin American countries. Verso bears the names and addresses of nine university professors to whom the same request has been sent.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1939 Jan. 13

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

Reason for an encyclopedia of the Negro

Atlanta (Ga.) - Argument for the necessity of an encyclopedia of the black race.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 July 23

H. S. Murphy Printing Company

Invoice from H. S. Murphy

Atlanta (Ga.) - In reference to the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" project, charging $13 for the binding of 140 books, and for 100 10x13 envelopes.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 Nov. 10

Logan, Rayford Whittingham, 1897-1982

Letter from Rayford W. Logan to Howard Long

Atlanta (Ga.) - Enclosing a tentative list of subjects to be treated in the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" and seeking his feedback on the possible omissions or oversights in the section on education: "your cooperation will be greatly appreciated."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1939

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

Case for an encyclopedia of the Negro

Atlanta (Ga.) - Explaining the necessity for an encyclopedia of the black race.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 Jan. 15

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

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

Atlanta (Ga.) - Describing encounters with a list of contacts who might possibly contribute to the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" project, specifically with respect to Mssrs. Alsberg and McCoy.

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