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New York (N.Y.) - Regretfully declining his invitation to speak at the Chicago Forum in March (mums312-b119-i234), on the basis of his pre-arranged mid-west lecture tour itinerary and inquiring if the stationery used for that letter rightfully implies some sort of formal affiliation with the University of Chicago.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1948 Feb. 4
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Chicago (Ill.) - Responding to a previous letter; mentioning that he will tell Du Bois about any lecture arrangements by the end of the week.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Lochard, Metz T. P., 1896-1984
1946 Mar. 26
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Chicago (Ill.) - Written on Chicago Defender stationary; explaining that he will explain his situation at the "Chicago Defender" to Du Bois soon, but that he has a head cold and is having trouble corresponding.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Lochard, Metz T. P., 1896-1984
1947 Jan. 22
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New York (N.Y.) - Agreeing to write a weekly column for the "Chicago Defender" and asks when columns need to arrive and if there is any specific subject matter he should consider.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1944 Dec. 8
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Chicago (Ill.) - Reiterating the offer of his telegram five days hence (mums312-b119-i240), hoping to host his lecture on "What the Negro Wants in 1948" at the Chicago Forum on April 16, all expenses paid.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Lochard, Metz T. P., 1896-1984
1948 Feb. 28
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Chicago (Ill.) - Explaining a letter he received from the State Department.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Chicago Defender
1945 Oct. 1
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New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Metz Lochard; enclosing what is to be his last column for the "Globe" unless he promptly receives a $150 check in payment for past contributions, and a pledge to receive $25 for each article furnished during 1951.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1950 Nov. 28
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New York (N.Y.) - Explaining enclosed columns, the fact that one repeats to some extant and article by George Padmore, and that if it is too repetitious, he should not use it. Also mentioning that W. E. B. Du Bois will return from London on November 26th.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Diggs, Ellen Irene, 1906-
1945 Nov. 19
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Chicago (Ill.) - Responding to a previous telegram; explaining that he has made arrangements for Du Bois to speak at Dusable High School, and that a hotel reservation has been made.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Chicago Defender
1945 May 22
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New York (N.Y.) - Explaining that he would be interested in writing a column that could run in the "Chicago Defender" and in "People's Voice," so that he could reach a wider audience.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1944 Nov. 11