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1904 June 10

Ovington, Mary White, 1865-1951

Letter from Mary White Ovington to W. E. B. Du Bois

Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) - Concerning her interest in investigating conditions in African American neighborhoods in the hope of opening a settlement house in New York . Hoping to meet with Du Bois during the summer.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1905 Feb. 22

Ovington, Mary White, 1865-1951

Letter from Mary White Ovington to W. E. B. Du Bois

Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) - Concerning the establishment of an African American settlement house with money from Henry Phipps. Contains handwritten response from Du Bois.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1904 June 16

Ovington, Mary White, 1865-1951

Letter from Mary White Ovington to W. E. B. Du Bois

Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) - Concerning her interest in investigating conditions of African Americans in New York. Mentions contacting several individuals recommended by Du Bois to help in her research. Hoping to meet with Du Bois at Atlantic City.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1904 Oct. 7

Ovington, Mary White, 1865-1951

Letter from Mary White Ovington to W. E. B. Du Bois

Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) - Concerning social research on the conditions of African Americans in New York City, a request for Atlanta University publications, praise for Du Bois's work. Written on Greenwich House stationary

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1909 Feb. 26

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to George Edmund Haynes

Atlanta (Ga.) - Suggesting Haynes consult Mary Ovington if conducting research on the economic condition of the Negro in New York. Comments on the re-organization of The Horizon.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Mar. 12

White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955

Memorandum from Walter White to the Members of the Committee on Administration

New York (N.Y.) - Announcing the cancellation of the Committee meeting originally planned for 17 March; enclosing a letter and memo from Miss Mary Van Kleeck, describing the advisability of conducting "a special study... of economic and occupational factors in law observance by Negroes," and seeking related suggestions.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1905 Jan. 9

Ovington, Mary White, 1865-1951

Letter from Mary White Ovington to W. E. B. Du Bois

Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) - Concerning ongoing research of African American social conditions in New York City, meetings with advisory committee, outline of article for McClure magazine, upcoming trip to the south to study African American enterprises and visit Atlanta University.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1905 Dec. 18

Ovington, Mary White, 1865-1951

Letter from Mary White Ovington to W. E. B. Du Bois

Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) - Regarding impending construction of African American tenement house by The Phipps tenement committee, establishment of settlement house in tenement, attendance at New York Niagara Movement meeting. Includes handwritten response from Du Bois on back.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1907 Dec. 11

Ovington, Mary White, 1865-1951

Letter from Mary White Ovington to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning possible funding from the Sage Foundation for Atlanta University Bulletins on housing conditions for African Americans in Atlanta.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1905 Jan. 25

Ovington, Mary White, 1865-1951

Letter from Mary White Ovington to W. E. B. Du Bois

Brooklyn (New York N.Y.) - Concerning ongoing research of African American social conditions in New York City, meetings with advisory committee, outline of article for McClure magazine, upcoming trip to the south to study African American enterprises and visit Atlanta University.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers