Gallery view

1936 Oct. 27

Embree, Edwin R. (Edwin Rogers), 1883-1950

Letter from Edwin R. Embree to Rayford W. Logan

Chicago (Ill.) - Concerns the "Encyclopedia of the Negro." Written on Julius Rosenwald Fund letterhead.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

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

1936 Apr. 1

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to Rayford W. Logan

Atlanta (Ga.) - Enclosing the essays submitted to Ira de Augustine Reid's "foreign-born essay contest," for his perusal and judgment.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1937 Jan. 6

Logan, Rayford Whittingham, 1897-1982

Letter from Rayford W. Logan to Arthur Ramos

Atlanta (Ga.) - Thanking him on behalf of W. E. B. Du Bois for his willing cooperation on the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" and enclosing a list of the Atlanta University publications.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Mar. 31

Logan, Rayford Whittingham, 1897-1982

Letter from Rayford W. Logan to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Enclosing a $1.67 royalty check reflecting the sale of 67 copies of "What the Negro Wants" in the latter half of 1947.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Jan. 16

Logan, Rayford Whittingham, 1897-1982

Letter from Rayford W. Logan to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Expressing his interest in the impending Colonial Conference and recommending seven individuals whose presence thereat might be desirable.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1938 Feb. 21

Jones, Edna M.

Letter from Edna M. Jones to Rayford W. Logan

New Orleans (La.) - President Nelson (Dillard University) is out of town, but wishes to contribute to the Du Bois birthday fund.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 Nov. 14

Logan, Rayford Whittingham, 1897-1982

Letter from Rayford W. Logan to Monroe N. Work

Atlanta (Ga.) - Concerns the "Encyclopedia of the Negro."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1937 Feb. 2

Institute of Jamaica

Letter from Institute of Jamaica to Rayford W. Logan

Kingston (Jamaica) - From assistant librarian, replying on behalf of Frank Cundall, who is very ill. A prospectus about "The Governors of Jamaica in the Seventeenth Century" and a bibliography of the West Indies are being sent.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 Nov. 5

Thompson, Charles Henry, 1896-1980

Letter from Charles H. Thompson to Rayford W. Logan

Washington (D.C.) - Declining to criticize the tentative subject list of the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" in the absence of "a definitive statement of the purpose and scope of the Encyclopeadia" but expressing his willingness to cooperate in the initiative once his suggestion is taken.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers