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1940 Apr. 5

Phelps-Stokes Fund

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

New York (N.Y.) - Signed L. A. Roy; enclosing checks for partial payment of the Fund's appropriation to the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" project, towards W. E. B. Du Bois's honorarium and Atlanta University office space rental.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1941 Jan. 31

Phelps-Stokes Fund

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

New York (N.Y.) - Signed L. A. Roy; enclosing checks 1149 and 1155, granting $100 to Phylon and the Encyclopedia of the Negro, respectively.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1924 Oct. 31

Phelps-Stokes Fund

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

New York (N.Y.) - Confirming receipt of letter for Dr. Thomas Jesse Jones and an issue of the Fisk Herald. Signed by L. A. Roy, Office Secretary.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1942 May 21

Phelps-Stokes Fund

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

New York (N.Y.) - Signed L. A. Roy, Assistant Secretary; acknowledging his inquiry regarding the whereabouts of the $250 check due towards the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" appropriation, and pledging to send it out by June 1.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1943 June 30

Phelps-Stokes Fund

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

New York (N.Y.) - Explaining enclosed check for one-hundred dollars for the publication of "Phylon."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1937 July 9

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

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

Atlanta (Ga.) - Addressed to L. A. Roy; enclosing a financial report describing "Encyclopedia of the Negro" appropriations and expenditures for the second quarter of 1937, and noting various issues to be addressed with respect thereto.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1939 Jan. 17

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

New York (N.Y.) - Signed L. A. Roy; relaying that the copy of the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" subject list mailed to Lucy P. Mair in London was returned and inquiring as to how to proceed.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 June 20

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to L. A. Roy

New York (N.Y.) - Hoping he has not forgotten the Phelps-Stokes Fund's promised $100 appropriation towards his work; "it was, I believe, to be paid sometime this spring."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1937 Oct. 20

Phelps-Stokes Fund

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

New York (N.Y.) - Signed L. A. Roy; acknowledging his third-quarter report of "Encyclopedia of the Negro" expenses (enclosed in mums312-b083-i299) and commenting on various facets thereof, including what to do if a deficit should appear imminent and inevitable.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1937 Oct. 25

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

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

Atlanta (Ga.) - Addressed to L. A. Roy; assuring him that under no circumstances would he hold the Fund responsible for any deficits incurred by the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" project; anticipating the December 31 balance to be around -$150; and pledging to keep keeping careful track of project expenditures.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers