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1944 Feb. 9

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Julius Rosenwald Fund

Atlanta (Ga.) - Addressed to Edwin R. Embree; enclosing the promised report on the Land Grant College Social Studies Program and thanking him once again for his help and support.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1944 Mar. 3

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

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

Atlanta (Ga.) - Addressed to President Sherman D. Scruggs; expressing his interest in holding a regional Land-Grant College Social Study program conference at the University later that month and offering to additionally deliver a public lecture while there.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1944 Nov. 10

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Hugh H. Smythe

New York (N.Y.) - Enclosing, under separate cover, the original copy of the Land Grant Social Studies report, with his corrected galleys thereof; requesting he find out from the printers when they might expect the final version; and hoping to have definite information thereon before his December 10 trip to Atlanta.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1944 Oct. 3

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Prairie View State College

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to President W. R. Banks; enclosing a letter recently written to F. D. Patterson of Tuskegee Institute and seeking "your reaction immediately."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1944 Oct. 10

Smythe, Hugh H. (Hugh Heyne), 1913-1977

Letter from Hugh H. Smythe to W. E. B. Du Bois

Atlanta (Ga.) - Regarding the printing of the Land-Grant Colleges Social Studies report; enclosing a copy of Hodding Carter's "The Winds of Fear"; and informing him of the startling low balance of the petty cash account.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1944 Nov. 13

Prairie View State Normal and Industrial College (Prairie View, Tex.)

Letter from Prairie View State Normal and Industrial College to W. E. B. Du Bois

Prairie View (Tex.) - Signed W. R. Banks, Principal; regretting not having seen him for longer in Chicago; noting Atlanta University President Rufus E. Clement's disappointing and publicly ridiculed behavior in that city; describing the steady construction of the College's new library building and seeking his recommendations on its literature collection.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Apr. 13

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Howard University

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to E. Franklin Frazier; agreeing to postpone his lecture till the fall but warning that "our colleges will not get their work started until November," as few presidents will condone faculty absences in the month of October.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1944 May 16

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Field Foundation

Atlanta (Ga.) - Addressed to Maxwell Hahn; gauging the Foundation's interest in possibly funding the Negro Land-Grant College's Social Sciences study, and describing at great length the aims and origins of the program.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1944 Oct. 13

Smythe, Hugh H. (Hugh Heyne), 1913-1977

Letter from Hugh H. Smythe to W. E. B. Du Bois

Atlanta (Ga.) - Regarding Stein Printing Company's printing of the Land-Grant Colleges Social Studies report, and the related timing and logistics; relaying Luther Jackson's satisfaction with the abstract of his report; and expressing his relief at Ellen Irene Diggs's return.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1944 Oct. 11

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Prairie View State College

Atlanta (Ga.) - Addressed to President W. R. Banks; enclosing a letter from F. D. Patterson for his interest; describing plans to "keep a close watch" on the project, but not be its coordinator, in light of his position with the NAACP; and encouraging him to stay on the project, as "if Prairie View withdraws that will practically kill it."

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