Gallery view

1938 Jan. 14

La Farge, Oliver, 1901-1963

Letter from Oliver La Farge to Rayford W. Logan

New York (N.Y.) - Enclosing a $5 check towards W. E. B. Du Bois's 70th birthday fund, and regretting he cannot attend the corresponding celebration.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 May 15

Du Bois Literary Prize

Draft of circular letter from the Du Bois Literary Prize

New York (N.Y.) - Draft of letter to be sent by La Farge on behalf of the Du Bois Literary Prize inviting recipients to join the Advisory Board.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1934 Apr. 11

La Farge, Oliver, 1901-1963

Letter from Oliver La Farge to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Calling for "a fresh set of nominations" for the Du Bois Literary Prize and describing the presumed protocol for seeking them from Committee members.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 June 24

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Oliver La Farge

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning the Advisory Board of the Du Bois Literary Prize.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 June 5

Chesnutt, Charles W. (Charles Waddell), 1858-1932

Letter from Charles W. Chesnutt to Oliver La Farge

Cleveland (Ohio) - Gladly accepting his invitation to serve on the Du Bois Literary Prize Advisory Board, offered in mums312-b057-i514, and hoping to "thereby lend aid and encouragement to worthy and aspiring authors."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1933 June 25

Johnson, James Weldon, 1871-1938

Letter from James Weldon Johnson to W. E. B. Du Bois, Oliver La Farge, Lewis Gannett, and William S. Braithwaite

Nashville (Tenn.) - Concerns candidates for the Du Bois Literary Prize.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 May 25

Du Bois Literary Prize . Nominating Committee

Letter from the Du Bois Literary Prize to Edna St. Vincent Millay

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning an invitation to become a member of the Advisory Board of the Prize.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 May 25

Du Bois Literary Prize . Nominating Committee

Letter from the Du Bois Literary Prize to Waldo Frank

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning an invitation to become a member of the Nominating Committee of the Prize.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1933 Dec. 7

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Oliver La Farge

Atlanta (Ga.) - Acknowledges receipt of report on Du Bois Literary Prize. Mentions plans to be back in New York during the holidays.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1933 May 31

Gannett, Lewis, 1891-1966

Letter from Lewis Gannett to W. E. B. Du Bois, Oliver La Farge, James Weldon Johnson and William Stanley Braithwaite

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning nominees for the Du Bois Literary Prize. Written on the letterhead of The New York Herald Tribune.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers