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Boston (Mass.) - Signed Edward Weeks, Editor; regretting that his recently-submitted article (see mums312-b117-i143 for original proposal) is not suitable for publication in the magazine; "the effort to slice it down has cut seriously into the logic of your argument."
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Atlantic Monthly
1948 Sept. 30
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Boston (Mass.) - Responding to a previous letter; mentioning interest in the outline of an article, "The Future of Africa in America," and asking for a copy of the full article. Written on Atlantic Monthly stationary.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Weeks, Edward, 1898-1989
1941 Oct. 31
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Boston (Mass.) - Signed Edward Weeks, Editor; expressing interest in the article proposed in his recent letter (see mums312-b117-i143); conceding that its subject is quite large and inquiring if it could be cut down to under 5000 words; and offering to pay $350 for same.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Atlantic Monthly
1948 June 18
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Atlanta (Ga.) - Explaining a copy of a second revision of an article titled, "The Future of Africa in America."
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1941 Dec. 12
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Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) - Inquiring if the magazine would be interested in an article on observations from his upcoming trip to England, France, the Soviet Union, Asia and Czechoslovakia.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1958 July 23
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Boston (Mass.) - Apologizing for not having responded sooner; stating that the article is not strong enough for them to publish it. Written on Atlantic Monthly stationary.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Weeks, Edward, 1898-1989
1941 July 19
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Boston (Mass.) - Refusing Du Bois's offer of an article on his observations travelling in Europe due to heavy competition and excessive supply.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Atlantic Monthly
1958 July 28
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Boston (Mass.) - Rejecting Du Bois's article, "A Pragmatic Program for a Dark Minority".
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Atlantic Monthly
1938 Oct. 6
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New York (N.Y.) - Regarding the capitalization of the word "negro" in The Atlantic Monthly (see mums312-b048-i209, mums312-b048-i210, mums312-b048-i211); providing a thorough explanation and justification for the use of the capital "N," and citing numerous eminent persons, publications, and government agencies who have adopted its use; citing W. E. B. Du Bois' phrasing of his letter of 9... more
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Bruce, Roscoe Conkling, 1879-1950
1929 Oct. 10
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Boston (Mass.) - Concerning Du Bois's proposal for an article on Africa and the publication of an autobiography written on the occasion of his seventieth birthday.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Atlantic Monthly
1938 Mar. 11