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New York (N.Y.) - Concerning Bonner's attempts to leave teaching in Washington, D.C. and find write in New York City.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1929 Jan. 4
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Jamaica (New York, N.Y.) - Commenting on a recent feature treating African American schools in South Carolina; deeming Jesse Binga as "a star of the first magnitude in the business world" and seeing his success as "an incentive to Negro youth"; and commending Marita Bonner's piece, "Drab Rambles."
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Henry, P. H.
1927 Dec. 14
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New York (N.Y.) - Thanking her heartily for the two stories she recently submitted to the "Crisis" and looking forward to publishing them in a forthcoming issue.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1926 June 7
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Boston (Mass.) - Discussing how the principal at the school where she teaches does not approve of her writing. Asking Du Bois if she should use a pseudonym or her own name.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Bonner, Marita, 1898-1971
1929 Sept. 13
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Atlanta (Ga.) - Expresses interest in Occony's writing plans and willingness to provide a recommendation.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1935 Nov. 11
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Atlanta (Ga.) - Acknowledging her December 26, 1936 letter to W. E. B. Du Bois and assuring it will be answered promptly upon his return to the office "sometime the early part of February."
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Diggs, Ellen Irene, 1906-
1937 Jan. 6
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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)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1925 Sept. 16
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Washington (D.C.) - Inquiring if Marita Bonner's award-winning essay will be published in a forthcoming issue.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Switzer, Mary Elizabeth, 1900-
1925 Sept. 11
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New York (N.Y.) - Per her query (mums312-b171-i152), confirming that Marita Bonner's prize-winning essay will appear in the pages of the November or December "Crisis."
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1925 Sept. 16
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Washington (D.C.) - Requesting that he send 2 copies of the January number of the "Crisis" featuring her play, "Purple Flower"; describing the "interesting letters" she's recently received in response thereto; and inquiring into the terms of its subsequent production/publication.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Bonner, Marita, 1898-1971
1928 Jan. 22