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Atlanta (Ga.) - Describing the retirement plan instituted at Johnson C. Smith University.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1940 May 2
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Washington (D.C.) - Signed Mordecai W. Johnson; announcing Mercer Cook's recent University appointment as Professor of Romance Languages and thanking him for his recent recommendation thereof (mums312-b106-i162).
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Howard University
1945 July 11
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Atlanta (Ga.) - Seeking Clement's approval of several speaking engagements in February.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1938 Feb. 1
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New York (N.Y.) - Explaining that he was sorry to have missed Cook while he was in New York, and asks that they meet soon.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1945 Sept. 1
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Atlanta (Ga.) - Noting he has still not received his official invitation to make a cultural visit to Haiti (referenced in mums312-b102-i037); granting the reprint permission requested in that letter; enclosing the October issue of "Phylon"; and describing the status of the review of his (Cook's) new book.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1944 Jan. 24
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Atlanta (Ga.) - Requesting the copy for his book review, and Dant├ęs Bellegarde's article on "Petition" slated to appear in the upcoming number of "Phylon."
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1940 May 23
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New York (N.Y.) - Mentioning that they are having dinner together on June fifth.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1947 May 29
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Port-au-Prince (Haiti) - Relaying Haiti's welcome "with open arms"; describing some events of his visit there so far; looking forward to receiving the next issue of "Phylon"; reminding him of his promise to review "Five French Negro Authors"; and postscripted with a short note from Vashti Cook promising strawberry shortcake upon Du Bois's arrival.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Cook, Mercer, 1903-1987
1943 Oct. 21
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Atlanta (Ga.) - Requesting that he handle the impending delivery of "Phylon" from the publishers, while Du Bois is out of town.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1940 Jan. 17
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Atlanta (Ga.) - Hoping to see him in Chicago on March 10 and to pay for half of a dinner he believes should be held.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1938 Mar. 5