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1928 Dec. 7

Matheus, John Frederick, 1887-1983

Letter from John F. Matheus to W. E. B. Du Bois

Institute (W. Va.) - Submitting a poem and picture for publication. Enclosure not with letter.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Aug. 5

Matheus, John Frederick, 1887-1983

Letter from John F. Matheus to W. E. B. Du Bois

Charleston (W. Va.) - Enclosing a poem "on the Haitian theme" for consideration in the "Crisis."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Oct. 19

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to John F. Matheus

New York (N.Y.) - Du Bois informs Matheus that his story "Swamp Moccasin" won first prize for the Crisis contest.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Nov. 18

Matheus, John Frederick, 1887-1983

Letter from John F. Matheus to W. E. B. Du Bois

Institute (W. Va.) - Thanking him for the honor bestowed upon him by the "Crisis" literature contest (see mums312-b176-i374) and hoping to attend the award ceremony therefor, "if expense does not prohibit."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 June 29

Matheus, John Frederick, 1887-1983

Letter from John F. Matheus to W. E. B. Du Bois

Charleston (W. Va.) - Withdrawing his recent request (mums312-b182-i390) for information on the publishers of the German translation of his story, "Swamp Moccasin," as he's just received a copy thereof.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Oct. 23

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to John F. Matheus

New York (N.Y.) - Du Bois requests Matheus' biography.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Nov. 15

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to J. F. Matheus

New York (N.Y.) - Gladly announcing that his writing has won honorable mention in the "Crisis"'s 1927 art contest and inviting him to partake in the relevant award ceremony, to be held that Friday evening.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 Dec. 27

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to John F. Matheus

New York (N.Y.) - Du Bois informs Matheus that he will be publishing the poem he submitted.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Nov. 26

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Caroline L. Jones, Librarian; per her request (mums312-b176-i041), enclosing copies of the short stories "Swamp Moccasin" and "High Ball," as recently featured in the "Crisis."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 June 19

Matheus, John Frederick, 1887-1983

Letter from John F. Matheus to W. E. B. Du Bois

Charleston (W. Va.) - Seeking the names and addresses of Viennese publishers of the German translation of "Swam Moccasin," as mentioned in the June "Crisis."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers