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1930 June 25

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Vada Somerville

New York (N.Y.) - Thanking her and John for the helpful info they provided on African American college students in the L.A. area (see mums312-b187-i319, i320).

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Oct. 15

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to J. R. E. Lee

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning Lee's assistance on a study of schools in Florida for Du Bois' study of Black schools in the Southern United States.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

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

1926 July 12

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to American Fund for Public Service

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning receipt of final installment of appropriation for Du Bois' study of African American Schools in the Southern United States and an update on the progress of the study.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Aug. 18

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Albert R. Mann

New York (N.Y.) - In response to his query regarding "negroes taking work of college grade" and earning advanced degrees, regretting "we have no data on hand that would give you more than very general figures"; enclosing a copy of the last report published in "The Crisis" with relevant information and pointing out its limitations; and supplying his own impression "that a Negro Doctor of Phil... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Nov. 7

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Theodore R. Brown

New York (N.Y.) - Suggesting materials for Brown's inquiry into the economic situation of African Americans.

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

1927 Nov. 10

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to J. R. Lee

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning help with a study of the number of African American registered voters and frequency of voting in Florida.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Nov. 22

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to J. H. Watson

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning the number of Black registered voters and frequency of voting in Georgia.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Mar. 5

National Council of the Young Men's Christian Associations of the United States of America

Letter from National Council of the Young Men's Christian Associations of the United States of America to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed R. W. Bullock, Boys' Work Secretary. Enumerating seven points on which he would like "up to date" information, pertaining chiefly to "the approximate number of Negroes" with University degrees and other education-related figures.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers