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Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958 (732)
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 (482)
Phelps-Stokes Fund (249)
Encyclopedia of the Negro, inc. (153)
Logan, Rayford Whittingham, 1897-1982 (29)
Committee on Africa and Peace Aims (27)
Davis, Jackson, 1882-1947 (23)
General Education Board (New York, N.Y.) (22)
Johnson, Guy Benton, 1901-1991 (19)
Carnegie Corporation of New York (18)
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Keppel, Frederick P. (Frederick Paul), 1875-1943 (18)
Malone, Rosalie A. (17)
Diggs, Ellen Irene, 1906- (15)
Encyclopedia of the Negro, inc. . Board of Directors (15)
Library of Congress (15)
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (14)
Organizing Committee for an International Conference on Africa (14)
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Huntington, Rachel L. (8)
Johnson, Alvin Saunders, 1874-1971 (8)
Atlanta University (7)
Loram, C. T. (Charles Templeman), 1879-1940 (7)
United States . Works Progress Administration (7)
Bontemps, Arna, 1902-1973 (6)
Julius Rosenwald Fund (6)
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Malone, Dumas, 1892-1986 (4)
Park, Robert Ezra, 1864-1944 (4)
Roy, L. A. (4)
Seligman, C. G. (Charles Gabriel), 1873-1940 (4)
Studebaker, J. W. (John Ward), 1887-1989 (4)
Work, Monroe Nathan (4)
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Rockefeller Foundation (3)
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Smythe, Hugh H. (Hugh Heyne), 1913-1977 (3)
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White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955 (3)
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Du Bois, Nina (2)
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Benjamin, Walter Romeyn, 1854-1943 (1)
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Brookings Institution (1)
Cobb, W. Montague (William Montague), 1904-1990 (1)
Drake, J. H. (1)
Du Bois, Shirley Graham, 1906-1977 (1)
H. W. Wilson Company (1)
Hampton Institute (1)
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Harris, Reed (1)
Herskovits, Melville J. (Melville Jean), 1895-1963 (1)
Howard University (1)
Hyman, Lillian, 1916-2012 (1)
James, Concha Romero (1)
Johnson, James Weldon, 1871-1938 (1)
Johnson, Mordecai W. (Mordecai Wyatt), 1890-1976 (1)
Jones, Eugene Kinckle, 1885-1954 (1)
Kartzke, Georg (1)
Krans, Horatio Sheafe, 1872-1952 (1)
La Farge, John, 1880-1963 (1)
Leland, Waldo Gifford, 1879-1966 (1)
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MacLeish, Archibald, 1892-1982 (1)
Malone, R. A. (1)
Mann, Charles Riborg, 1869-1942 (1)
Mays, Benjamin E. (Benjamin Elijah), 1894-1984 (1)
McCoy, Samuel Duff, b. 1882 (1)
Moton, Robert Russa, 1867-1940 (1)
Moulton, Harold Glenn, 1883-1965 (1)
Oldham, Joseph Houldsworth, 1874-1969 (1)
Orr, Elizabeth (1)
Parsons, Elsie Worthington Clews, 1874-1941 (1)
Phelps, Edith M. (1)
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World War, 1939-1945 (1)

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W. E. B. Du Bois Papers (732)

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Washington (D.C.) (247)
Atlanta (Ga.) (198)
New York (N.Y.) (187)
Lenox (Mass.) (67)
Africa (8)
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New York (N.Y.) - Explaining that Anson Phelps Stokes is out of the office, but that he will discuss the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" with Du Bois at their meeting on November 15th or 16th. Written on Phelps-Stokes Fund stationary.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Huntington, Rachel L.
1943 Oct. 6
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Washington (D.C.) - Commenting on his recently enclosed article on the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" (mums312-b089-i424); noting his summer whereabouts; and congratulating him on the release of "Black Folk: Then and Now."
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958
1939 May 31
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Atlanta (Ga.) - Addressed to Anson Phelps Stokes; inquiring into the current status of the Fund's prospective appropriation to "Phylon"; describing recent progress on the "Negro Biography" series therefor; and attempting to ascertain the imminence of further funding.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1942 Jan. 27
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Washington (D.C.) - Describing the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" project's origins, founders, executive committee members, proposed scope, timeliness, content structure and organization, duties and obligations of the advisory board, contributors, headquarters, tentative budget, and involvement and support of various private and government organizations; appending official certificate of incorporation, and m... more
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958
1936 Mar.
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Washington (D.C.) - Signed Anson Phelps Stokes; regarding various aspects of the "Encyclopedia of the Negro"'s staffing, management, budgeting, redaction, and organizational meetings, and enclosing copies of his correspondence with Jackson Davis of the General Education Board regarding Yale's potential involvement in/hosting of the initiative.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Phelps-Stokes Fund
1938 May 24
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Washington (D.C.) - Acknowledging receipt of Du Bois's recent telegram suggesting Stokes make changes to a memorandum on the "scientific impartiality and objectivity" of the "Encyclopedia of the Negro".
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958
1938 Mar. 5
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Atlanta (Ga.) - Suggesting June 9, 10, and 11 as possible dates for the rescheduled New York meeting with Doctor Keppel of the Carnegie Corporation.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1937 May 7
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Washington (D.C.) - Regarding the rescheduling of their New York meeting with Doctor Keppel of the Carnegie Corporation.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958
1937 May 6
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Washington (D.C.) - Outlining the schedule for the May 16 "Encyclopedia of the Negro" meeting at Howard University.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958
1936 May 8
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Washington (D.C.) - Commenting on the progress made at the previous day's "Encyclopedia of the Negro" Board meeting and confirming the proposed May meeting of the Advisory Board; remarking on recent correspondence from Walter R. Benjamin; and requesting that he send, at his earliest convenience, a biography of himself and report of the work done within the past year on the project.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958
1936 Feb. 3