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

1932 June 13

Malvan, Irene C.

Memorandum from Irene C. Malvan to Crisis

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Messrs. Seligmann and Wilkins, and Dr. Du Bois; requesting that they submit one clipping weekly for the magazine's "Along the Color Line" column and explaining related logistical procedures.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Nov. 19

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Harry Davis

New York (N.Y.) - Summarizing the "drastic action" he recently took by severely reducing the "Crisis"'s budget, and outlining former Business Manager I. C. Malvan's fierce rejection of said measures; describing her attempt to instigate a strike at the magazine office (see also i129, i130); stating that of course she is no longer welcome at the office; and hoping that in 1933, the "Crisis"'s inco... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Jan. 2

Williams Press

Letter from The Williams Press to Irene C. Malvan

Albany (N.Y.) - Thanking Malvan for paying the bill, but sends another bill for interest.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Dec. 17

Malvan, Irene C.

Letter from Irene C. Malvan to Arthur Spingarn

New York (N.Y.) - Describing the dire necessity out of which she now appeals to him for assistance having her salary check sent her by W. E. B. Du Bois, to whom she as written repeated, as she has only $4 and has had to sell her belongings and furnishings in the absence of the payment she is due.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 June 6

Malvan, Irene C.

Letter from Irene C. Malvan to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Malvan requests an appointment with Du Bois.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Nov. 18

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Carl Murphy

New York (N.Y.) - Describing the "kernel of the matter" going on at the "Crisis" office, regarding I. C. Malvan's dismissal and subsequent attempt to lead a strike against the magazine.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 Mar. 4

Seligmann, Herbert J. (Herbert Jacob), 1891-

Memorandum from Herbert J. Seligmann to Irene C. Malvan

New York (N.Y.) - Advising Malvan to enter John P. Fletcher of the Society of Friends of Great Britain as a subscriber to the Crisis.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Dec. 6

Malvan, Irene C.

Letter from Irene C. Malvan to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - At long last officially tendering her resignation from the post of "Crisis" Business Manager; asserting the sincerity with which she previously served the magazine, "of which I am justly proud"; and shamelessly seeking from him a letter of recommendation.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 June 17

Malvan, Irene C.

Letter from Irene C. Malvan to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Malvan accepts Du bois' offer of summer work in the Crisis office (see mums312-b186-i121).

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers