Gallery view

1932 Feb. 26

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to Crisis

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Irene Malvan; requesting that she furnish for him that day a series of facts on the financial figures of the "Crisis" from December 1929 through the present.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 June 13

Malvan, Irene C.

Memorandum from Irene C. Malvan to Crisis

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Messrs. Seligmann and Wilkins, and Dr. Du Bois; requesting that they submit one clipping weekly for the magazine's "Along the Color Line" column and explaining related logistical procedures.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Nov. 19

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Harry Davis

New York (N.Y.) - Summarizing the "drastic action" he recently took by severely reducing the "Crisis"'s budget, and outlining former Business Manager I. C. Malvan's fierce rejection of said measures; describing her attempt to instigate a strike at the magazine office (see also i129, i130); stating that of course she is no longer welcome at the office; and hoping that in 1933, the "Crisis"'s inco... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Nov. 18

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Carl Murphy

New York (N.Y.) - Describing the "kernel of the matter" going on at the "Crisis" office, regarding I. C. Malvan's dismissal and subsequent attempt to lead a strike against the magazine.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Dec. 6

Malvan, Irene C.

Letter from Irene C. Malvan to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - At long last officially tendering her resignation from the post of "Crisis" Business Manager; asserting the sincerity with which she previously served the magazine, "of which I am justly proud"; and shamelessly seeking from him a letter of recommendation.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Dec. 8

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Letter from N.A.A.C.P. to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Mary W. Ovington; responding to his recent letter on Irene Malvan's resignation and sharing her own thoughts on the circumstances that precipitated it.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Oct. 31

Crisis (Firm)

Circulation report to Miss Malvan

New York (N.Y.) - Noting the "outstanding achievement" of the Agents Christmas Savings Club; noting the "ever so slowly" declining level of debt; noting the recent addition of four new agents; and tabulating new subscriptions and renewals, totalling 337.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Nov. 28

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Rachel Davis DuBois

New York (N.Y.) - Summarizing the outcome of the situation involving ex-"Crisis" Business Manager Malvan and enclosing correspondence relevant thereto; describing her unfit and magazine-sabotaging behavior in the aftermath of her suspension; and regretting that he's lost faith in her, but she is "utterly unscrupulous."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Nov. 17

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to Crisis

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Irene Malvan; dismissing her from her post as Business Manager and pledging to be in touch in a month or so with respect to the nature of her future relations with the enterprise.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 Dec. 29

Crisis (Firm)

Letter from Crisis to George F. Bragg, Jr.

New York (N.Y.) - Acknowledging his letter to W. E. B. Du Bois (mums312-b188-i252) and pledging to bring it to the Editor's attention promptly upon his return to the office.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers