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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

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

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

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

1932 July 5

Howard University

Total enrollment school year 1931-32

Washington (D.C.) - Noting, by department, the University's total enrollment for the 1931-32 academic year (2,464).

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Oct. 3

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 Mordecai Johnson; noting that he's following his lawyers' advice to postpone filing a response to Scott's claim for another month; "the longer he can keep from filing the answer, the less chance there is for them to know our defense."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Sept. 29

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

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

Washington (D.C.) - Johnson thanks Du Bois for the invitation to furnish the Crisis with a statement "defending the religious belief of American Negroes," but respectfully declines.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Mar. 2

Howard University

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

Washington (D.C.) - Signed Katherine E. Beard; simply noting President Johnson's acknowledgment of Du Bois's "Crisis" commission (see mums312-b182-i140).

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Oct. 12

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

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

Washington (D.C.) - Thanking him for his explanation, and proposed rectification, of a recent snafu in the "Crisis" (see mums312-b182-i258, i259); elaborating on the injustice and embarrassment suffered on account of the initial error; blaming the N.A.A.C.P. for the manner in which his speech was mishandled; and enclosing copies of correspondence with that Association initially indicating that no such... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 Sept. 9

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 Milton S. J. Wright's recent "Crisis" feature on university exchange programs, and gauging Howard's potential interest in participating in such a thing.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers