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1938 Nov. 17

Keppel, Frederick P. (Frederick Paul), 1875-1943

Letter from Frederick Keppel to Anson Phelps-Stokes

New York (N.Y.) - Thanking Stokes for his "kind and forbearing" letter; explaining that the reason the Corporation choose not to fund the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" was not due to W. E. B. Du Bois being a "firebrand" but the idea that "a specialized Negro Encyclopedia at all was a mistake"; offering to bring the matter up for reconsideration in January 1939. Copy for W. E. B. Du Bois

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1934 Dec. 10

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Carnegie Corporation

Atlanta (Ga.) - Addressed to F. P. Keppel; relaying correspondence from Mr. Harcourt indicating that a sum of $500 will be sufficient to cover excess charges; and requesting of Keppel the $250 previously offered him, (see mums312-b069-i241) to reimburse his payment.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1938 Nov. 14

Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958

Letter from Anson Phelps-Stokes to Carnegie Corporation of New York

Washington (D.C.) - Regretting the decision of the Corporation to remove the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" from the "active list" of proposals, considering what steps to take next and suggesting that the project will assemble a preparatory volume of "material assembled by Dr. Du Bois and Dr. Logan and the bibliographic lists...made available to scholars". Copy for W. E. B. Du Bois

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Mar. 5

Carnegie Corporation of New York

Letter from The Carnegie Corporation to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning receipt of Du Bois's recent letter, the absence of Frederick Keppel and Du Bois's proposal. Signed by John M. Russel.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1934 Dec. 3

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Carnegie Corporation

Atlanta (Ga.) - Addressed to F. P. Keppel; thanking him for his offer of November 28 (mums312-b069-i241) offering an additional stipend of $250, and hoping said amount proves sufficient.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1938 July 8

Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958

Letter from Anson Phelps Stokes to Frederick P. Keppel

Washington (D.C.) - Copy of letter informing Keppel of a recent meeting of the Executive Committee of the "Encyclopedia of the Negro", requesting a meeting, and informing of the approval of Guy Johnson as an Associate Editor on the Encyclopedia project.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1937 June 29

Carnegie Corporation of New York

Letter from Carnegie Corporation to Anson Phelps Stokes

New York (N.Y.) - Signed F. P. Keppel; relaying Alvin Johnson's doubts regarding the accuracy of their estimates on the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" and willingness to discuss the matter in greater detail.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1918 Feb. 8

United States . War Dept.

Letter from U. S. War Department to Oswald Garrison Villard

Washington (D.C.) - Cover letter to correspondence between Major General H. P. McCain and Secretary of War Newton Baker concerning duty status of Colonel Charles Young.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1940 Apr. 17

Carnegie Corporation of New York

Letter from Carnegie Corporation to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Frank P. Keppel writes to explain that "Phylon" will receive the grant money.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1939 May 30

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to the Carnegie Foundation

Atlanta (Ga.) - Written to Frank P. Keppel, concerning recent trips to Africa made by white students and investigators and the lack of "Negroes" being sent on similar excursions. Du Bois requests to be sent by the Carnegie Foundation to Africa.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers