Gallery view

1932 Feb. 26

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to Crisis

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Irene Malvan; requesting that she furnish for him that day a series of facts on the financial figures of the "Crisis" from December 1929 through the present.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1938 Nov. 17

Keppel, Frederick P. (Frederick Paul), 1875-1943

Letter from Frederick Keppel to Anson Phelps-Stokes

New York (N.Y.) - Thanking Stokes for his "kind and forbearing" letter; explaining that the reason the Corporation choose not to fund the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" was not due to W. E. B. Du Bois being a "firebrand" but the idea that "a specialized Negro Encyclopedia at all was a mistake"; offering to bring the matter up for reconsideration in January 1939. Copy for W. E. B. Du Bois

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Nov. 29

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to W. C. Heaton

New York (N.Y.) - Requesting that he respond to a claim concerning the administration of "Crisis" monies, as alleged by the bitter Irene C. Malvan upon her dismissal from that magazine.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1953 Feb. 17

Hunton, Alphaeus, 1903-1970

Letter from Dr. Alphaeus Hunton to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Thanking W. E. B. Du Bois for speaking at the reception for the Council on African Affairs; reviewing financial information pertaining to the council.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 July 10

Shillady, John R., 1875-1943

Memo from John R. Shillady to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning money owed from the N.A.A.C.P. for Du Bois's recent trip to France.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Nov. 25

Letter from unidentified correspondent to the Williams Press

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning the cost of printing the Crisis with the Williams Press; noting that Du Bois is trying to reduce the cost in running his office and the cost of the magazine; inquiring about ways to save money when printing the Crisis.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 Jan. 23

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Elks, Imperial Lodge

New York (N.Y.) - Paying membership dues to Secretary of the Imperial Lodge No. 127.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1924 Nov. 20

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Eva Lewis

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning possible sources of funding for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored people including scholarship funds and a membership tax.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Aug. 22

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to N.A.A.C.P.

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Walter White; noting that a certain check has been duly sent to the Williams Press, and describing efforts to get in touch with the vacationing Irene Malvan on the matter.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Apr. 13

Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964

Letter from John Haynes Holmes to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Acknowledging and commenting on Du Bois's proposal for the rearrangement of the formal administration of the "Crisis" (mums312-b191-i509) and elaborating on his own thoughts thereon; and finally, criticizing Howe's recently released biography of Moorfield Storey.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers