Gallery view

1932 Apr. 30

Phelps-Stokes Fund

Letter from Phelps-Stokes Fund to Benjamin Brawley, J. H. Dillard, and W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Signed Anson Phelps Stokes; enclosing a copy of the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" Certificate of Incorporation, and requesting their comments thereon.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Feb. 5

Moton, Robert Russa, 1867-1940

Letter from R. R. Moton to Anson Phelps Stokes

Tuskegee Institute (Ala.) - Concerning remarks made by James L Sibley at a meeting with teachers, principals, Thomas Jesse Jones and agents of the Rosenwald Fund in 1919.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 May

Phelps-Stokes Fund

'Encyclopedia of the Negro' press release

Washington (D.C.) - Announcing the elaboration of the "Encyclopedia of the Negro," and describing said initiative's administrative and intellectual makeup; drawn up for publication in papers Sunday, May 29, 1929.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Nov. 17

Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958

Letter from Anson Phelps Stokes to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Concerning a recent conference on Africa held by the International Missionary Council in Hartford, Connecticut.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 Nov. 9

Phelps-Stokes Fund

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

Washington (D.C.) - Inviting him to attend an upcoming conference on the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" at Howard University, and enclosing a list of questions to be discussed thereat.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 May 20

Phelps-Stokes Fund

Letter from Phelps-Stokes Fund to members of the board of directors of the Encyclopedia of the Negro

Washington (D.C.) - Signed Anson Phelps Stokes; prior to departing for Africa, updating Board members on all Encyclopedia matters, and enclosing copies of recent correspondence and documents thereto pertaining.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Mar. 31

Phelps-Stokes Fund

Letter from Phelps-Stokes Fund to Robert E. Park

Washington (D.C.) - Enclosing a letter and memorandum describing the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" project and, in light of his reputation, accomplishments, and experience, offering him "one of the two Editorships" thereof; and assuring him that W. E. B. Du Bois, his prospective co-editor has, in the past year, "very greatly mellowed."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 Nov. 7

Phelps-Stokes Fund

Report on the Conference on the Advisability of Publishing an Encyclopedia of the Negro

Washington (D.C.) - Reporting the questions posed and answered, as well as various resolutions adopted at the Conference on the writing of an Encyclopedia of the Negro. Redacted by Anson Phelps Stokes, Chairman, and Benjamin Brawley, Secretary.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Mar. 31

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

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

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Anson Phelps Stokes; enclosing a series of photographs "which may help you in your African lectures."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1933 Jan. 20

Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958

Letter from Anson Phelps Stokes to C. G. Woodson

Aix-en-Provence (France) - Conceding that his request that the Board of the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" establish a committee to "determine exactly what [the Encyclopedia Africana] has done" is "an entirely reasonable one"; describing his recent dealings and studies in Africa; and deferring to W. E. B. Du Bois on the matter of the competing Encyclopedias.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers