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1921 May 13

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Joberta Des Mukes

New york (N.Y.) - Notes that Du Bois made a note in The Crisis as requested. Demands an explanation for a later letter from Des Mukes and a letter from the Acting Dean of Radcliffe College at Harvard University. Indicates enclosures no longer with the letter.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1921 Aug. 1

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Christina H. Baker

New York (N.Y.) - Informs Baker that "Roberta Des Mukes," presumably a misspelling of Joberta Des Mukes, has a Phi Beta Kappa key in her possession and is stopping in New York.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1921 May 20

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Joberta Des Mukes

New York (N.Y.) - Finds explanation offered by Des Mukes in an earlier letter unsatisfactory. Asks for specific details about her assurance she would be admitted to Phi Beta Kappa and graduate in June. Suggests that she promptly reply to avoid legal trouble.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1921

Baker, Christina Hopkinson, 1873-1959

Letter from Christina H. Baker to W. E. B. Du Bois

Cambridge (Mass.) - Concludes that Joberta Des Mukes has intentionally lied about her Phi Beta Kappa membership. Informs Du Bois that the Radcliffe College Phi Beta Kappa officer will discuss the matter with the New York office. Reports that the Phi Beta Kappa key possessed by Des Mukes appears to have been lost by a student during the year.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1921 May 11

Baker, Christina Hopkinson, 1873-1959

Letter from Christina H. Baker to the editor of The Crisis

Cambridge (Mass.) - Informs Du Bois of a mistaken news item published in The Crisis. Says that Joberta Des Mukes has not been admitted to the Phi Beta Kappa Society and has not completed the requirements for a degree at the Harvard Radcliffe Graduate School as reported. Written on behalf of Radcliffe College, Harvard University.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1921 May 26

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Christina H. Baker

New York (N.Y.) - Acknowledges receiving a copy of a letter sent from Baker to Joberta Des Mukes. Explains his earlier belief that Des Mukes intentionally lied to him and asks Baker for her opinion of Des Mukes's character.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1921 May 27

Baker, Christina Hopkinson, 1873-1959

Letter from Christina H. Baker to W. E. B. Du Bois

Cambridge (Mass.) - Gives details about her correspondence with Joberta Des Mukes. States her opinion that Des Mukes is unreliable.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1921 Apr. 2

Joberta, Des Mukes

Letter from Joberta Des Mukes to W. E. B. Du Bois

Boston (Mass.) - Asks Du Bois to publish an announcement in The Crisis that Joberta Des Mukes has been admitted to the Harvard-Radcliffe Graduate School and the Phi Beta Kappa Society. Identifies herself as a "constant" reader of The Crisis. Affirms her willingness to serve her race.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1921 May 24

Baker, Christina Hopkinson, 1873-1959

Letter from Christina H. Baker to Joberta Des Mukes

Cambridge (Mass.) - Thanks Des Mukes for her explanation about her mistake regarding Phi Beta Kappa membership.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers