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1945 Apr. 16

Herskovits, Melville J. (Melville Jean), 1895-1963

Letter from Melville J. Herskovits to Members of the Africa Conference Committee

Evanston (Ill.) - Relaying that remaining funds shall be returned to the donors (the Phelps-Stokes and Rosenwald Funds); acknowledging their comments on the African Institute of London and relaying steps being theretoward taken; and thanking them for their participation "in what has proved to be a difficult and time-consuming task."

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1944 May 3

Herskovits, Melville J. (Melville Jean), 1895-1963

Letter from Melville J. Herskovits to W. E. B. Du Bois

Evanston (Ill.) - Enclosing Rufus Clement's reply to his letter to Kendall Weisiger (mums312-b103-i157) and hoping that the provisions now being made to him by Atlanta University be "generous to the degree that your distinguished service merits."

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1929 Sept. 25

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Simon J. Lefcovitz

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning Lefcovitz's amateur research on African Americans with White blood versus the work of M. J. Herskovits.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Nov. 9

Harris, Abram Lincoln, 1899-1963

Letter from Abram L. Harris, Jr. to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning a meeting to discuss a research project and Harris' work with Melville Herskovits

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1941 Jan. 31

Herskovits, Melville J. (Melville Jean), 1895-1963

Letter from Melville J. Herskovits to W. E. B. Du Bois

Evanston (Ill.) - Introducing Commander Fernando Romero, describing his interests and assets, and thanking him in advance for "anything that you can do for him" during his impending Atlanta University visit.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1944 Apr. 17

Herskovits, Melville J. (Melville Jean), 1895-1963

Letter from Melville J. Herskovits to Kendall Weisiger

Evanston (Ill.) - Insisting that W. E. B. Du Bois be provided "ample provision in the way of annuity or pension" upon his retirement from Atlanta University; copied to A. T. Waldon and Atlanta University president Rufus E. Clement.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1944 Feb. 2

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Melville J. Herskovits

Atlanta (Ga.) - Seeking his suggestions for a suitable book on "the problem of the Jews" for use in his course on "Modern problems of Race and Culture."

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1928 Nov. 26

Herskovits, Melville J. (Melville Jean), 1895-1963

Letter from Melville J. Herskovits to W. E. B. Du Bois

Evanston (Ill.) - Concerning Du Bois' book, "The Suppression of the African Slave Trade". Signed by Melville J. Herskovits, Northwestern University, College of Liberal Arts, Department of Sociology.

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1939 Feb. 27

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Melville J. Herskovits

Atlanta (Ga.) - Thanking him for his attention during his recent trip to Chicago and for his feedback on the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" project; and requesting that he send a note on the names of the leading anthropologists focusing on Africa.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 July 10

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Melville J. Herskovits

New York (N.Y.) - Venturing to enclose to him a recent letter from Breslau Professor von Eickstedt and inquiring if there's anything "the anthropologists of America could do to help this man."

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