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1941

Phylon (1940)

Atlanta University conference topics

Atlanta (Ga.) - List of topics for the second, third, and fourth decades of Atlanta University conferences (became "Phylon Institute" in 1941.) Second page contains handwritten notes.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1942 Sept. 30

Phelps-Stokes Fund

Letter from Phelps-Stokes Fund to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Anson Phelps Stokes; regarding the particular arrangements of the Fund's appropriation to the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" project, and requesting that "Phylon" run a (positive) review of the Committee on Africa, the War and Peace Aims's recently-completed 200-page report.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1940 Dec. 16

Clement, Rufus E., 1900-1967

Letter from Rufus E. Clement to W. E. B. Du Bois

Atlanta (Ga.) - Rufus Clement confirms the approval of Du Bois being editor-in-chief for 1941, and explains that he is waiting for a copy of Raymond Gram Swing's address, but once he has received it, he would be happy to let PHYLON print it.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1940 Nov. 11

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

Memo from W. E. B. Du Bois to Atlanta University

Atlanta (Ga.) - A message for the board of PHYLON covering operating priciples, including: a division between editorial and financial functions, the function of the board, the role of the editor-in-chief, Du Bois's role, and the role of the university President.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1940 Nov. 12

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Atlanta University

Atlanta (Ga.) - Explaining the history and operating principles of PHYLON, as decided after previous board meetings.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1943 June

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

Memorandum regarding Ellen Irene Diggs's work on Phylon

Atlanta (Ga.) - Describing the history of Ellen Irene Diggs's employment for "Phylon," outlining the (non)payment she received in exchange therefor, and inquiring, "When then shall she be paid?"

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1940 Sept. 1

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

Invoice from W. E. B. Du Bois to Phylon

Atlanta (Ga.) - Requesting $300 payment to remunerate secretarial work carried out by Ellen Irene Diggs between August 1 and September 1.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1940 Dec. 2

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Atlanta University

Atlanta (Ga.) - Requesting that the balance that was not used for PHYLON during the year 1940 be provided to him, presumably to be used for the summer salary of Irene Diggs. Second page contains record of payment for Irene Diggs' salary for the summer months.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1940 Jan. 8

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Ruth Anna Fisher

Atlanta (Ga.) - Wishing her good health, and explaining the start of "Phylon," and asking her to be on the contributing board of editors.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1940 Dec. 16

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Atlanta University

Atlanta (Ga.) - Addressed to the PHYLON editorial board; announcing that the matter of secretarial aid has been resolved, and that he has agreed to act as editor-in-chief in 1941.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers