Gallery view

1945 Oct. 29

R. R. Bowker Company

Letter from R. R. Bowker Co. to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Explaining that they are revising their reference book, "Famous Literary Prizes and Their Winners," and were wondering if the W. E. B. Du Bois prize still exists.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1933 Apr. 17

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Lewis Gannett

Atlanta (Ga.) - Concerning a list of books for the Du Bois Literary Prize.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Jan. 19

Jefferson, W. G., Mrs.

Letter from Mrs. W. G. Jefferson to The Crisis

Philadelphia (Penn.) - Concerning a request for information on the Du Bois Literary Prize.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 May 15

Du Bois Literary Prize

Draft of circular letter from the Du Bois Literary Prize

New York (N.Y.) - Draft of letter to be sent by La Farge on behalf of the Du Bois Literary Prize inviting recipients to join the Advisory Board.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1933 Aug. 20

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to John Chamberlain

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning nominees for the Du Bois Literary Prize.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Dec. 18

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to R. R. Bowker Co.

New York (N.Y.) - Responding to a previous letter; mentioning that he does not believe that the W. E. B. Du Bois Prize for Negro Literature is still being given, but suggests she writes to E. R. Matthews for more information.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1934 Apr. 11

La Farge, Oliver, 1901-1963

Letter from Oliver La Farge to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Calling for "a fresh set of nominations" for the Du Bois Literary Prize and describing the presumed protocol for seeking them from Committee members.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 June 24

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Oliver La Farge

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning the Advisory Board of the Du Bois Literary Prize.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 June 5

Chesnutt, Charles W. (Charles Waddell), 1858-1932

Letter from Charles W. Chesnutt to Oliver La Farge

Cleveland (Ohio) - Gladly accepting his invitation to serve on the Du Bois Literary Prize Advisory Board, offered in mums312-b057-i514, and hoping to "thereby lend aid and encouragement to worthy and aspiring authors."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1933 June 25

Johnson, James Weldon, 1871-1938

Letter from James Weldon Johnson to W. E. B. Du Bois, Oliver La Farge, Lewis Gannett, and William S. Braithwaite

Nashville (Tenn.) - Concerns candidates for the Du Bois Literary Prize.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers