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1925 July 24

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Charles W. Chestnutt

New York (N.Y.) - Inquiring for summer address.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Feb. 13

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Charles W. Chesnutt

New York (N.Y.) - Congratulating Chesnutt on a reprint of his work "Conjure Woman." Suggesting that he release some new work, perhaps even publish a short story in The Crisis.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 June 20

Chesnutt, Charles W., 1858-1932

Letter from Charles W. Chesnutt to W. E. B. Du Bois

Cleveland (Ohio) - Per his request (mums312-b178-i372), enclosing under separate cover a recent photo of himself and hoping it is usable in the "Crisis"; thanking him again for the Spingarn Medal; and enclosing some pertinent clippings from the Cleveland "Plain Dealer."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Apr. 15

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Charles W. Chesnutt

New York (N.Y.) - Asks Chesnutt to complete a questionnaire about "what is acceptable material in the portrayal of the Negro." Chesnutt's last name is misspelled in the letter as "Chestnut."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 June 17

Chesnutt, Charles W., 1858-1932

Letter from Charles W. Chesnutt to W. E. B. Du Bois

Cleveland (Ohio) - Tells Du Bois that he found it difficult to answer Du Bois' questions but that his answers may be edited and published in The Crisis. Most likely a response to item mums312-b172-i145.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1924 Sept. 8

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Charles W. Chesnutt

New York (N.Y.) - Seeking his assistance in judging the half-dozen stories submitted to the "Crisis"'s recent fiction contest, and requesting he furnish the magazine with a copy of one of his own manuscripts for publication therein.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 June 22

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Charles W. Chesnutt

New York (N.Y.) - Thanks Chesnutt for his "article on Negro art." Says that he plans to publish it. Chesnutt's name is misspelled in the letter as "Chestnut."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 July 28

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Charles W. Chestnutt

New York (N.Y.) - Forwarding short stories in need of judging for the Crisis' Literary Contest. Enclosures not with letter.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927

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

Note on Charles W. Chesnutt

New York (N.Y.) - Noting Chesnutt's entitlement to a $50 honorarium (along with W. E. B. Du Bois and James Weldon Johnson).

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Sept. 25

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Charles W. Chesnutt

New York (N.Y.) - Asks Chesnutt to be a judge in deciding the winner of the Amy Spingarn Contest.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers