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1948 Mar. 1

Smythe, Hugh H. (Hugh Heyne), 1913-1977

Letter from Hugh H. Smythe to California Labor School

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to David Jenkins; acknowledging his February 25 letter to W. E. B. Du Bois (mums312-b117-i266) and noting that it has been duly forwarded to him.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1949 Feb. 24

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Cornell University Department of Sociology

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to John P. Dean; per his query (mums312-b124-i077), wholeheartedly recommending Hugh H. Smythe for the field worker position in Elmira; "I have a very high regard for his ability and his conscientious work."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Sept. 9

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to Hugh H. Symthe

New York (N.Y.) - In advance of his formal start date at the Department of Special Research, requesting that he look over and revise "The Freeing of India," acquaint himself with the office filing system, and take note of the department's 9-5 schedule.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Nov. 26

Smythe, Hugh H. (Hugh Heyne), 1913-1977

Letter from Hugh H. Smythe to Hospital Employees Union of New York

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to President Estelle Robbins; in response to her letter to Roy Wilkins (mums312-b114-i049), describing the current status of the NAACP's petition to the United Nations; describing how her organization can "be of immense assistance"; and recommending she get in touch additionally with Walter White.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Dec.

Smythe, Hugh H. (Hugh Heyne), 1913-1977

How not to write a book a review of Black Odyssey by Roi Ottley

New York (N.Y.) - Reviewing Roi Ottley's "Black Odyssey" and disputing many of the historical facts contained therein. Published in the Crisis Vol. 55, No. 12, pp377-8. Written on copies of chapter 5, titled "Patterns of Discrimination in Fundamental Human Rights" by Leslie S. Perry, of a book.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Apr. 29

Smythe, Hugh H. (Hugh Heyne), 1913-1977

Letter from Hugh H. Smythe to Churchman

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Isobel Steele; enclosing a sermon written by W. E. B. Du Bois for his recording and broadcast (in place of that on the Reverend Charles G. Girelius, furnished in her recent letter (mums312-b117-i337)) and gladly offering to help make the according arrangements upon the Doctor's May 5 return to the office.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Mar. 22

Smythe, Hugh H. (Hugh Heyne), 1913-1977

Letter from Hugh H. Smythe to Wallace Thompson

New York (N.Y.) - Acknowledging his March 15 letter and enclosure to W. E. B. Du Bois (mums312-b122-i289) and assuring him that if Du Bois cannot attend the relevant recital himself, he will surely send "a representative on hand."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1944 Nov. 10

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Hugh H. Smythe

New York (N.Y.) - Enclosing, under separate cover, the original copy of the Land Grant Social Studies report, with his corrected galleys thereof; requesting he find out from the printers when they might expect the final version; and hoping to have definite information thereon before his December 10 trip to Atlanta.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Mar. 8

Smythe, Hugh H. (Hugh Heyne), 1913-1977

Letter from Hugh H. Smythe to NAACP University of New Mexico Branch

New York (N.Y.) - Explaining that W. E. B. Du Bois is away on a lecture tour, and that he will contact them with Du Bois's reply once he hears from him.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Nov. 20

Smythe, Hugh H. (Hugh Heyne), 1913-1977

Letter from Hugh H. Smythe to Stechert-Hafner, Inc.

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Albert Daub; acknowledging his November 18 letter to W. E. B. Du Bois (mums312-b115-i436); thanking him for the clarification of Du Bois's account therein reflected; and relaying his request to have the $23.99 refunded to him.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers