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

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

1936 Mar. 6

Library of Congress

Special Negro collections in North American libraries

Washington (D.C.) - Compiled by biliographer Florence S. Hellman; listing public and private libraries in Chester, Pa., Chicago, Ill., New York, N.Y., and Philadelphia, Pa., holding "special Negro collections."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 July 29

Mitchell, Broadus, 1892-1988

Memo on plan for Encyclopedia of the Negro

Baltimore (Md.) - Offering a series of suggestions and recommendations on the scope, contributors, format, and subjects of the "Encyclopedia of the Negro."

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

1936 Mar.

Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958

Memorandum on the 'Encyclopedia of the Negro'

Washington (D.C.) - Describing the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" project's origins, founders, executive committee members, proposed scope, timeliness, content structure and organization, duties and obligations of the advisory board, contributors, headquarters, tentative budget, and involvement and support of various private and government organizations; appending official certificate of incorporation, and m... more

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