Gallery view

1928 Dec. 27

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Marita O. Bonner

New York (N.Y.) - Regretting having recently missed her in Washington; suggesting that her laziness is "nothing less than tragedy"; and requesting that she send something in for print in the "Crisis."

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 Marita O. Bonner

New York (N.Y.) - Informing Bonner that she won first place in The Crisis literature contest.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 June 8

Bonner, Marita, 1898-1971

Letter from Marita Bonner to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Asking that Du Bois publish her work under the pen name Joyce Noel Reed. Requesting that he mention the graduation of her brother, Joseph A. Bonner, from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Sept. 16

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Marietta O. Bonner

New York (N.Y.) - Informing Miss Bonner that the Crisis is going to publish her essay and would like a recent photograph to go along with her essay.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Nov. 30

Hopkins, Wayne

Letter from Wayne L. Hopkins to W. E. B. Du Bois

Philadelphia (Pa.) - Commending the "Crisis"'s "splendid quality" and progress, and praising its new format; expressing his enjoyment of Marita Bonner's story, "Drab Rambles"; and suggesting that the work be reprinted in leaflet form.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Sept. 17

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Marita O. Bonner

New York (N.Y.) - Advising Bonner to keep writing under her own name and to ignore her principal's attitude.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Nov. 17

Bonner, Marita, 1898-1971

Letter from Marita Bonner to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Expressing her happiness at winning The Crisis contest. Saying that she will try to come to New York and that she will send a picture.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Oct. 21

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Marita Bonner

New York (N.Y.) - Telling Bonner that he is "delighted" to learn she is married and has a home. Encouraging her to write again. Saying he will send her books to review.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 May 21

Bonner, Marita, 1898-1971

Letter from Marieta Bonner to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Concerning feedback on two manuscripts of Bonner's and difficulties writing new material.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1937

Bonner, Marita, 1898-1971

Plan of work

Chicago (Ill.) - Outlining her plan of work as part of her application for a grant from the Rosenwald Fund; describing her educational background and interests; suggesting that her project "will add to the stories of Negroes that can be called true pictures of their life"; and seeking the opportunity to study Authorship at the Mawson Editorial School, "the only graduate and professional... more

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