Name

Johnson, Mordecai W. (Mordecai Wyatt), 1890-1976 (142)
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 (120)
Howard University (83)
Crisis (Firm) (29)
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (18)
Conference of Presidents of Negro Land Grant Colleges (7)
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People . Spingarn Medal Award Committee (6)
Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 (5)
Dillard, J. H. (James Hardy), 1856-1940 (4)
Hope, John, 1868-1936 (4)
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1887-1944 (4)
White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955 (4)
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 (3)
Crawford, Alice (3)
Grady, Henry Francis, 1882-1957 (3)
Lomack, Bertha (3)
W. E. B. Du Bois Testimonial Dinner Committee (3)
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1886-1987 (3)
Beard, Katherine (2)
Cook, Mercer, 1903-1987 (2)
Day, Caroline Bond (2)
Dingle, Alan L. (2)
Embree, Edwin R. (Edwin Rogers), 1883-1950 (2)
Howard University . Board of Trustees (2)
Howell, Clarence V. (2)
Johnson, James Weldon, 1871-1938 (2)
Jones, Thomas Jesse, 1873-1950 (2)
Nelson, William Stuart, 1895-1977 (2)
Scott, Emmett J. (Emmett Jay), 1873-1957 (2)
Yergan, Max, 1892-1975 (2)
Atwood, Rufus B., 1897- (1)
Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss, 1816-1894 (1)
Billikopf, Jacob, 1883-1950 (1)
Burleigh, H. T. (Harry Thacker), 1866-1949 (1)
Dale, Thelma M. (1)
Dill, Augustus Granville (1)
Du Bois Literary Prize (1)
Du Bois Literary Prize . Nominating Committee (1)
Du Bois, Nina (1)
Du Bois, Shirley Graham, 1906-1977 (1)
Encyclopedia of the Negro, inc. (1)
Hill, Richard Hurst (1)
Jones, Louia Vaughn, 1895-1965 (1)
Logan, Rayford Whittingham, 1897-1982 (1)
Peters, Mae (1)
Phylon Institute (1941) (1)
Pickens, William, 1881-1954 (1)
Reswick, Bernard (1)
Rhyans, Bessie A. (1)
Robinson, Avis P. (1)
Scott, Hattie Marshall, 1877-1953 (1)
Sigma Pi Phi (1)
Smythe, Hugh H. (Hugh Heyne), 1913-1977 (1)
Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958 (1)
United States . Congress (84th, 2nd session : 1956) (1)
Wesley, Dorothy Porter, 1905-1995 (1)

Topic

Anniversaries, etc. (6)
African Americans (5)
Spingarn Medal (5)
Trials, litigation, etc. (5)
Encyclopedias (3)
Portraits (3)
International relations (2)
Art, African (1)
Commencement ceremonies (1)
Congresses (1)
Country clubs (1)
Death and burial (1)
Democracy and education (1)
Education (1)
Education (Higher) (1)
Finance (1)
Foreign relations (1)
Views on education and work (1)

Genre

Correspondence (130)
Telegrams (7)
Lists (document genres) (6)
School records (6)
Notes (3)
Memorandums (2)
Petitions (2)
Rosters (2)
Circular letters (1)
Fragments (object portions) (1)
Invitations (1)
Letters of introduction (1)
Letters of recommendation (1)
Press releases (1)
Questionnaires (1)

Collection

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers (142)

Place

New York (N.Y.) (65)
Washington (D.C.) (60)
Atlanta (Ga.) (12)
United States (3)
Charleston (W. Va.) (2)
Africa (1)
Frankfort (Ky.) (1)
Philadelphia (Pa.) (1)
Wellesley (Mass.) (1)

 

 

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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
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1944 July 6
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New York (N.Y.) - Describing the Sigma Pi Phi Grand Boulé's charges against him (see mums312-b192-i464 through i467); comparing the situation to the Pittsburgh Courier's case against himself and James Weldon Johnson "some years ago"; enclosing his own reponse thereto; and seeking his (Johnson's) cooperation in the matter.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1932 May 16
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Washington (D.C.) - Signed Katherine E. Beard; acknowledging his recent letter to Mordecai Johnson (mums312-b182-i140) and pledging to bring it to the President's attention promptly upon his return to the office.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Howard University
1929 Feb. 15
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Atlanta (Ga.) - Addressed to Mordecai W. Johnson; recommending Shirley Graham for a position at the University and suggesting "she probably knows more of the history of Negro music than any living person."
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1942 Nov. 5
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New York (N.Y.) - Copy of a telegram congratulating him on his recently conferred Spingarn Medal, and requesting he send a photo thereof, for use in the "Crisis."
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1929 May 24
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Washington (D.C.) - Expressing his interest in the General Education Board's role in the development of the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" and hoping to learn more about it; and regretting he was unable to attend the recent 80th birthday dinner, which he hears "was a very great occasion."
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Johnson, Mordecai W. (Mordecai Wyatt), 1890-1976
1948 Mar. 1
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New York (N.Y.) - Concerning a request for information on Thomas Jesse Jones
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1921 May 19
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Washington (D.C.) - Expressing the "great satisfaction in the heart" caused in him upon news of W. E. B. Du Bois's new position as "Director of Special Research" at the NAACP.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Johnson, Mordecai W. (Mordecai Wyatt), 1890-1976
1944 Nov. 22
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Frankfort (Ky.) - Signed R. B. Atwood; addressed to President Mordecai W. Johnson; attaching a report drafted at the recent Chicago conference (mums312-b102-i198) nominating Howard University as sponsoring institution for the Land Grant Colleges Social Studies program and seeking his approval for its formal designation thereas.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Conference of Presidents of Negro Land Grant Colleges
1944 Nov. 27
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Washington (D.C.) - Discussing the possibility of paying contributors to the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" and whether to list Dr. park as one "of the proposed editors in chief". Written on the letterhead of Howard University.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Johnson, Mordecai W. (Mordecai Wyatt), 1890-1976
1935 May 6