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1927 Jan. 26

Lincoln University (Pa.) . Alumni Association

Letter from Lincoln University Alumni Association to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed William M. Ashby, Secretary; per Du Bois's hasty answer (see mums312-b716-i305, i306), defending the image, administration, and general performance of the University, as criticized in an editorial in the January 1927 "Crisis."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Aug. 10

Ashby, William M. (William Mobile), 1889-1991

Letter from William M. Ashby to W. E. B. Du Bois

Newark (N.J.) - Explaining his delay in replying. Sending his reaction to an article. Typed on Peoples Finance Corporation letterhead.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Aug. 22

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to William M. Ashby

New York (N.Y.) - Asking Ashby to return an original article.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Aug. 23

Ashby, William M. (William Mobile), 1889-1991

Letter from William M. Ashby to W. E. B. Du Bois

Newark (N.J.) - Returning an original manuscript. Typed on Peoples Finance Corporation letterhead.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 July 22

Ashby, William M. (William Mobile), 1889-1991

Letter from William M. Ashby to W. E. B. Du Bois

Newark (N.J.) - Telling Du Bois that he received his letter and will reply soon. Typed on Peoples Finance Corporation letterhead.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 July 19

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to William M. Ashby

New York (N.Y.) - Sending a copy of an article about hazing at Lincoln University for Ashby's comments.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Jan. 17

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Lincoln University Alumni Association

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to William M. Ashby; per his query (mums312-b176-i305), explaining why the University was counted as a liability in a January "Crisis" editorial.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 May 28

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to William M. Ashby

New York (N.Y.) - Telling Ashby that he plans to publish his earlier letter anonymously. Asking if he would write an answer to an article about hazing at Lincoln University.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1922 May 26

Ashby, William M. (William Mobile), 1889-1991

Letter from William M. Ashby to W. E. B. Du Bois

Newark (N.J.) - Praises Du Bois's suggestion of creating an Institute of Negro Literature and Art. Urges Du Bois to begin planning now so that people vacationing during the summer could visit. Written on New Jersey Urban League stationery.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Jan. 15

Lincoln University (Pa.) . Alumni Association

Letter from Lincoln University Alumni Association to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed William M. Ashby, Secretary; inquiring into why the University appears under a list of "liabilities" in the January number of the "Crisis."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers