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1927 May 9

Davis, Allison, 1902-1983

Letter from Allison Davis to the editor of The Crisis

Hampton (Va.) - Calling Du Bois' attention to his essay submitted the previous month.

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1930 Feb. 24

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Allison Davis

New York (N.Y.) - Du Bois thanks Davis for sending Harrison's poem (see mums312-b184-i552).

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 June 27

Davis, Allison, 1902-1983

Letter from Allison Davis to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Asking that his article be returned if it will not be published in The Crisis soon.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Aug. 4

Davis, Allison, 1902-1983

Letter from Allison Davis to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Submitting two poems for possible publication in The Crisis. Asking if The Crisis can pay for manuscripts and about "the prospects for the Negro writer."

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1928 Apr. 14

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to W. Randolph Banks

New York (N.Y.) - Per his letter to the editor (mums312-b178-i167), pointing out that it would be "asking a great deal" for "every writer in the 'Crisis' ... to say nothing but that with which you agree" and then clarifying and defending the meaning and essence of the Allison Davis poem therein criticized.

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1928 Aug. 10

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Allison Davis

New York (N.Y.) - Thanking him for agreeing to review "Dark Princess" for the "Crisis" and noting that a review copy of same is now on its way to him.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 Mar. 9

Berry, S. Paul

Letter from S. Paul Berry to Editor of the Crisis

Deeming the March number of the "Crisis" "completely spoiled" by Allison Davis's contribution; criticizing the aspects and impacts of the verse; and soliciting God's help for "the sleeping souls under black skins."

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1928 Mar. 1

Banks, W. Randolph

Letter from W. Randolph Banks to Editor of the Crisis

Phoebus (Va.) - Deeming "abhoring" Allison Davis's poem in the March number of the "Crisis" and deeming it a "condemnation on the ... suffering, abused and defenceless people."

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1928 Dec. 28

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Allison Davis

New York (N.Y.) - Inquiring if he happens to have a manuscript lying around for print in a forthcoming number of the "Crisis"; "If you have, please send it to us forthwith."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 July 24

Daniel, Victor

Letter from Victor Daniel to Editor of the Crisis

Saint Mary's County (Md.) - Congratulating him on the recent feature on "Our Negro Intellectuals" by Allison Davis and rejoicing in its scholarship and insights.

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