Gallery view

1927 Feb. 4

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Maude I. Owens

New York (N.Y.) - Telling Owens that he will write to her when he returns from traveling west.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 May 10

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Maude Owens

New York (N.Y.) - In response to her rather discursive letter on her process (mums312-b180-i069), cluing her in on "the secret of artistic work" -- concentration -- and encouraging her to "take a year off and do nothing else" but write the novel she has in mind.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Oct. 4

Owens, Maude I.

Letter from Maude I. Owens to Editor of the Crisis

Monessen (Pa.) - Submitting an illustration called "Miscegenation" for publication in the "Crisis."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 May 30

Owens, Maude I.

Letter from Maude Owens to W. E. B. Du Bois

Monessen (Pa.) - Thanking him for his advice and encouragement (see mums312-b180-i070); outlining some future plans, seemingly in compliance therewith; commending some recent features in the "Crisis"; and gladly volunteering to submit something thereto.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 May 9

Owens, Maude I.

Letter from Maude Owens to Crisis

Monessen (Pa.) - Inquiring into the status of the sketch she recently submitted (in mums312-b170-i604).

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Feb. 2

Owens, Maude I.

Letter from Maude I. Owens to W. E. B. Du Bois

Monessen (Pa.) - Discussing her drawings.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Oct. 6

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Maude I. Owens

New York (N.Y.) - Thanking her for submitting the illustration "Miscegenation" (in mums312-b174-i035) but regretting that the design is "not suitable" for use in the "Crisis."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Dec. 1

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Maude I. Owens

New York (N.Y.) - Telling Owens that he is glad she had a pleasant time in New York and arrived home safely.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Mar. 20

Owens, Maude I.

Letter from Maude I. Owens to W. E. B. Du Bois

Monessen (Pa.) - Commenting on her story. Apologizing for her excessive enthusiasm. Discussing her worries over the last few weeks. A postscript notes the publication of some poems.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Jan. 18

Owens, Maude I.

Letter from Maude I. Owens to W. E. B. Du Bois

Monessen (Pa.) - Discussing the possible publication of her story. Asking about the Krigwa contest and about proofreading.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers