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1918 Oct. 24

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to U.S. War Department

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning the organization of the Executive Committee of the Tercentenary Committee, a celebration of the landing of Africans in the Americas.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Feb. 14

Scott, Emmett J. (Emmett Jay), 1873-1957

Letter from Emmet J. Scott to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Regarding fund raising to put a replica of the Milholland bust in Howard University.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1935 July 9

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to J. Emmett Scott

Atlanta (Ga.) - Thanking him for his kind words of mums312-b076-i075, on "Black Reconstruction."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Dec. 13

Powers, Kaplan & Berger

Letter from Powers, Kaplan & Berger to Henry A. Uterhart

New York (N.Y.) - Signed George I. Gross; noting a misunderstanding in the arrangement of Du Bois's official printed retraction of his March editorial on Howard University and requesting that the comment be further redacted to meet the firm's original demands, lodged on behalf of Emmett Scott.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Oct. 13

Crawford, George W. (George Williamson), b. 1877

Letter from George W. Crawford to W. E. B. Du Bois and Emmett Scott

New Haven (Conn.) - Reminding them of the "lofty ideals" of the organization to which all three belong -- Sigma Pi Phi -- reflecting on the controversy among them of recent months; and proposing the establishment of a mediation committee to resolve the matter.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 May 10

Sigma Pi Phi . Epsilon Boulé

Letter from Sigma Pi Phi Epsilon Boulé to Sigma Pi Phi Zeta Boulé

Washington (D.C.) - Signed J. Francis Gregory, Grammateus, and Simeon L. Carson, Sire Archon; addressed to Thomas O. Johnson; formally lodging a complaint against W. E. B. Du Bois "for unfraternal conduct against Archon Emmett J. Scott," in reference to the Editor's February "Crisis" editorial on Howard University; and explaining the various reasons behind the Boulé's objections thereto.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1917 Dec. 13

Scott, Emmett J. (Emmett Jay), 1873-1957

Letter from Emmett Scott to W.E.B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Concerning Du Bois's letter and the discussions Scott has had with Secretary Baker. Indicating that Mr. Villard's interpretation is not correct and that Secretary Baker's response will "explain the policy of the War Department with reference to colored men who will form a part of the National Army."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1918 June 21

Special resolution adopted at the recent conference of Negro Editors and other leaders of thought and opinion among colored Americans.

Washington (D.C.) - Resolution from Negro Editors conference held under the auspices of the War Department and the Committee on Public Information supporting the appointment of Emmet J. Scott as Special Assistant to the War Department .

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Nov. 5

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Carl Van Vechten

New York (N.Y.) - Seeking permission to print his letter to the editor (mums312-b171-i194) in a forthcoming edition of the "Crisis."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1916 June 6

Cinema Lyceum

Letter from Cinema Lyceum to Emmett Scott

Los Angeles (Calif.) - Typescript copy of letter, enclosed in correspondence to Du Bois regarding a motion picture organized by the Cinema Lyceum and highlighting the life and work of Booker T. Washington. Pfeiffer, proprietor of Lyceum, writes to Scott, former Secretary for Washington, looking for assistance in producing the Washington film project. Referred by R. R. Moton.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers