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1932 Nov. 28

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Howard University

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to President Mordecai Johnson; describing the retraction mutually agreed upon by himself and Emmet Scott; pointing out Johnson's role in the relevant libel case; but deeming it fit for himself to "take the rap" and thus repledging his support of Johnson and of the University.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Oct. 22

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to George W. Crawford

New York (N.Y.) - Acknowledging his recent letter and advisements (see mums312-b192-i471) and relaying his own willingness to meet Emmett Scott "and his friends"; and reiterating his supreme interest in the well-being of Howard University "and the Negro race." See mums312-b192-i472 for first draft.

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 Howard University

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to V. D. Johnston; enclosing a copy of a letter and statement addressed to President Mordecai Johnson, and thanking Johnston for his "cooperation and kindness."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Oct. 3

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Howard University

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Mordecai Johnson; noting that he's following his lawyers' advice to postpone filing a response to Scott's claim for another month; "the longer he can keep from filing the answer, the less chance there is for them to know our defense."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 June 1

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to V. D. Johnston

New York (N.Y.) - Per his request (mums312-b192-i469), enclosing copies of some correspondence received from Sigma Pi Phi re Scott's case against him; and reiterating his offer to come to D.C. to "discuss the facts."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932

Crisis (Firm)

Retraction of Crisis editorial

New York (N.Y.) - An early draft of Du Bois's editorial retracting the unverifiable and contested facts asserted in his article from the March issue, on Howard University.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Nov. 5

Scott, Emmett J. (Emmett Jay), 1873-1957

A proposed statement

New York (N.Y.) - A draft of the statement proposed by Scott to resolve the controversy between himself and W. E. B. Du Bois, via the "Crisis"; admitting that the editorial of the previous April "presented only one side" of a certain matter regarding Howard University; expressing regret for having injured Scott in any way as a result; and reiterating the retraction of such comments as pr... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Nov. 9

Memorandum from Crisis to Arthur Spingarn

New York (N.Y.) - Sent by I. C. Malvan; on Du Bois's instruction, relaying that Emmett Scott has agreed to settle out of court, after he consults with his lawyers, and enclosing a copy of the related statement.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Nov. 15

Spingarn, Arthur B. (Arthur Barnett), 1878-1971

Letter from Arthur Spingarn to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Per Du Bois's request (mums312-b192-i119), enclosing a copy of Emmett Scott's most recent proposed statement, as furnished b his lawyer.

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 Arthur Spingarn

New York (N.Y.) - Enclosing a recent memo concerning Ruth Porter's erroneous signing of some document submitted by Walthals, and thanking him and Emmett Scott's lawyer for their litigation in the case regarding Du Bois's editorial on Howard University.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers