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1948 Apr. 21

Fisk University . Library

Letter from Fisk University Library to W. E. B. Du Bois

Nashville (Tenn.) - Providing the receipt for the gift by W. E. B. Du Bois of his manuscripts of "Pan Africa," and "Winds of Time."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Feb. 18

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Louis Shores

New York (N.Y.) - Du Bois informs Shores that he is sending the library their missing issues of the Crisis as a gift.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 Oct. 27

Fisk University . Library

Letter from Fisk University Library to W. E. B. Du Bois

Nashville (Tenn.) - Mentioning that he has been in New York twice since they last saw one another, but has not been able to meet with Du Bois, that his book is coming along but he might need to have another session with Du Bois and his papers, and asking Du Bois if he would consider establishing a permanent collection in the Fisk University Library.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 Apr. 24

Fisk University . Library

Letter from Fisk University Library to W. E. B. Du Bois

Nashville (Tenn.) - Requests a list of Du Bois's favorite books, to help with efforts to acquire particularly enjoyable, readable books for the library.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Apr. 19

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

Letter from Hugh H. and Mabel Smythe to Fisk University Library

New York (N.Y.) - Explaining the enclosed materials used by W. E. B. Du Bois in his column, "Pan Africa," published by the "Chicago Defender."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 May 14

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Fisk University Library

Atlanta (Ga.) - Sending a list of titles, as requested.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1961 Sept. 20

Fisk University . Library

The private library and personal papers of W. E. B. Du Bois

Nashville (Tenn.) - Describing W. E. B. Du Bois's academic and professional background, as well as publications and achievements; noting his affection for Fisk, his alma mater; describing the contents of the collection of his books and papers, as recently acquired; noting that it will not be "completely processed for at least a year"; and that "its value cannot be calculated in monetary terms."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1961 Sept. 28

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Fisk University Library

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to George L. Gardiner; requesting that he relay to Arna Bontemps the safe arrival of the Partington papers at their Brooklyn address.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Jan. 29

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Louis Shores

New York (N.Y.) - Writing in response to Shores' letter (mums312-b185-i117), Du Bois asks for a list of the number of the Crisis which the library needs; notes that the Crisis would be happy to publish Shores' study, so long as it has not been published elsewhere.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1961 Apr. 28

Fisk University . Library

Letter from Fisk University Library to W. E. B. Du Bois

Nashville (Tenn.) - Signed George L. Gardiner; describing a small collection on Pauline E. Hopkins at the library's "Negro Collection Room"; describing attempts to research the "singer, actress, writer, editor and publisher"; and seeking Du Bois's referral to further documentary materials on same.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers