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1936 Mar. 6

Johnson, Mordecai W. (Mordecai Wyatt), 1890-1976

Letter from Mordecai W. Johnson to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Thanking him for sending "a digest of 'Opinion on An Encyclopedia of the Negro'" and deeming it "sufficient for my purpose."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 Jan. 20

Johnson, Mordecai W. (Mordecai Wyatt), 1890-1976

Letter from Mordecai W. Johnson to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Concerning Du Bois's statement regarding the awarding of the 1931 Spingarn Medal to Richard Harrison. Written on the letterhead of Howard University.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Dec. 10

Johnson, Mordecai W. (Mordecai Wyatt), 1890-1976

Letter from Mordecai W. Johnson to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - In response to Du Bois' letter (mums312-b173-i080), Johnson recommends numerous individuals for membership on the Board of Directors of the N. A. A. C. P.; notes that Nannie Burroughs "is a very powerful woman in the denomination;" references the amount of work he has to accomplish at Howard University.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 June 2

Howard University

Telegram from Howard University to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Concerning the length of Du Bois' upcoming commencement speech at Howard.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 July 5

Howard University

Ranking students in graduating class of Howard University for the year 1931-32

Washington (D.C.) - Naming the University's top students in its various departments and colleges.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1944 July 6

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Howard University

Atlanta (Ga.) - Addressed to President Mordecai W. Johnson; noting his recent retirement from Atlanta University and its interference with the Land-Grant College cooperative study; describing the scope of his role in the latter and his ideas for its future, without him, in light of his recent offer from the NAACP; and establishing a proposal for the conduct of the initiative through the rest o... more

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1926 Dec. 2

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Mordecai W. Johnson

New York (N.Y.) - On behalf of the N. A. A. C. P., Du Bois asks Johnson for his recommendation and invites him to be a member of the Board, as he is an influential Baptist.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 July 15

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Mordecai Johnson

New York (N.Y.) - Asking Johnson to find a job for "a very gifted young man named Nicholson," and asking about the state of the Land Grant Colleges Conference.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Nov. 28

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Howard University

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to President Mordecai Johnson; describing the retraction mutually agreed upon by himself and Emmet Scott; pointing out Johnson's role in the relevant libel case; but deeming it fit for himself to "take the rap" and thus repledging his support of Johnson and of the University.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1944 July 6

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Howard University

Atlanta (Ga.) - Addressed to President Mordecai Johnson; describing his retirement from Atlanta University and its impact on the project of the Land-Grant Colleges Social Studies program; arguing that Howard is "the logical center" for the initiative and ought to be designated its headquarters; confidentially relaying his offer of employment from the NAACP and inclination to accept; a... more

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