Gallery view

1928 Sept. 7

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to John C. Winston Company

New York (N.Y.) - To J. W. Ziegler, Vice President. Formal proposal to write book on the history of African Americans in the United States. Includes outline of topics to be covered, description of angle and tone, specifications, terms requested.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1941 Dec. 5

Curti, Merle Eugene, 1897-

Letter from Merle Curti to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Responding to a previous letter; providing a recommendation of James Paterson as a student worthy of reviewing Du Bois's materials on "Negro History." Written on Columbia University stationary.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 July 20

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Leonard Stavisky

New York (N.Y.) - In answer to his query (mums312-b108-i237), referring him to "The Negro Artisans" and "Philadelphia Negro," as well as to the resources of the Schomburg Collection at the 135th Street Library.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 July 8

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to George A. Singleton

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning material on the 317th Engineers of the 92nd Division of the United States Army for Du Bois's history of African American troops during World War I.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Dec. 16

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Harrison W. Keach

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning books on the history of African Americans.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1920 Mar. 31

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Edward Banks

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning information on the battle at Argonne, France during World War I from a member of the 368th Regiment for Du Bois's history of African Americans during World War I.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 Apr. 16

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Thomas J. Calloway

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning plans for a tercentenary observance of the arrival of Africans in North America.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 Aug. 2

Wiley, William D.

Letter from Willam D. Wiley to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning material on African American sailors for Du Bois's history of black soldiers during World War I. Contains detailed description of life amongst black sailors. Written aboard the U.S.S. Mahan

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 Nov. 28

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Charlotte Brickhouse

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning materials from returned officers for Du Bois's history of African Americans during World War I.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 Jan. 27

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Letter from the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning possible funding for Du Bois's proposed history of black soldiers during World War I.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers