Gallery view

1956 June 4

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Fernando Ortiz

New York (N.Y.) - Congratulating him on the volume of essays printed in his honor and pledging to look him up, should he return some day to Cuba.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1941 May 27

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Fernando Ortiz

Atlanta (Ga.) - Reviewing his accommodation arrangements at the Royal Palm Hotel, Havana, and pledging to cable soon upon his June 5 arrival.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1937 Jan. 6

Logan, Rayford Whittingham, 1897-1982

Letter from Rayford W. Logan to Fernando Ortiz

Atlanta (Ga.) - Thanking him on behalf of W. E. B. Du Bois for his helpful letter of December 14 and its enclosures, both bound to aid their efforts towards the compilation of the "Encyclopedia of the Negro." For Spanish version, see mums312-b083-i142.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1944 May 4

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to International Institute of Afro-American Studies

Atlanta (Ga.) - Addressed to Fernando Ortiz; gladly agreeing to join the Institute.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 Nov. 12

Logan, Rayford Whittingham, 1897-1982

Letter from Rayford W. Logan to Fernando Ortiz

Atlanta (Ga.) - Seeking his assistance in the compilation of the "Encyclopedia of the Negro"; requesting that he supply "a list of the Cubans and Spaniards of any race who have affected the life of the Negro in any important way"; as well as a list of relevant topics and subjects; and lastly, "a list of the important events connected with the Negro in Cuba and Spain."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1951 May 18

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Fernando Ortiz

New York (N.Y.) - Explaining that he and his wife Shirley Graham Du Bois had been in Cuba and had hoped to contact Ortiz, but were unable to locate his contact information, and since his return to New York he has located Ortiz's address and decided to write to explain his disappointment at not seeing him while they were in Cuba and their hope to see him soon.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1941 Dec.

Ortiz, Fernando, 1881-1969

Christmas card from Fernando Ortiz to W. E. B. Du Bois

Havana (Cuba) - Wishing him a merry Christmas and happy New Year.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1941 July 7

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Fernando Ortiz

Atlanta (Ga.) - Relaying his and Miss Diggs's safe return from Cuba; thanking him again for his "careful planning of my trip" and for its unique opportunity "for thought and observation"; and pledging to write again soon "especially with regard to your valuable idea of a meeting in Havana for those interested in African culture."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1942 June 23

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

Letter from Dr. and Mrs. W. E. B. Du Bois to Fernando Ortiz and María Herrera

Atlanta (Ga.) - Congratulating them on their recent marriage.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1942 June

Ortiz, Fernando, 1881-1969

Fernando Ortiz and María Herrera wedding announcement

Havana (Cuba) - Announcing Fernando Ortiz and María Herrera's recent wedding and providing their Havana, Cub address.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers