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1925 July 28

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Sinclair Lewis

New York (N.Y.) - Requesting his assistance in judging the short stories submitted to the "Crisis"-run Amy Spingarn awards for art and literature.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Aug. 4

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Sinclair Lewis

New York (N.Y.) - Thanking him for providing his feedback on the stories submitted to the "Crisis"-run Amy Spingarn prizes and hoping he can attend the event celebrating the winners thereof.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1933 Mar. 14

Lewis, Sinclair, 1885-1951

Letter from Sinclair Lewis to W. E. B. Du Bois

Garden City (N.Y.) - Lewis notes that he is in between books and cannot stop to write anythign else.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1933 Mar. 11

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Sinclair Lewis

Atlanta (Ga.) - Reminding Lewis of his promise to send a contribution to the Crisis.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 Apr. 14

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Sinclair Lewis

New York (N.Y.) - Du Bois asks for Lewis' opinion for use in the Crisis. Enclosure not with letter.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1924 Sept. 16

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Sinclair Lewis

New York (N.Y.) - Seeking his assistance in judging some of the essays submitted to the "Crisis"'s literature competition.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 Apr. 17

Lewis, Sinclair, 1885-1951

Letter from Sinclair Lewis to W. E. B. Du Bois

West Point (Conn.) - Lewis explains how busy he is, but notes that he has completed the first draft of a short story.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Nov. 20

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Sinclair Lewis

New York (N.Y.) - Du Bois asks Lewis for a short article on "The Negro in Literature" for publication in the Crisis.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Nov. 21

Lewis, Sinclair, 1885-1951

Letter from Sinclair Lewis to W. E. B. Du Bois

Westport (Conn.) - Lewis thanks Du Bois for congratulating him, and agrees to write for the Crisis.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers