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1937 Mar. 3

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Henrietta Shivery

Atlanta (Ga.) - Addressed to "Dimples"; thanking her for her letter and news; reminding her of the "satisfaction which interesting work brings"; and hoping to see her on her next visit to Atlanta.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1934 Dec. 14

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Henrietta Shivery

Atlanta (Ga.) - Concerning the lack of escorts in Meridian, Mississippi, Du Bois's plans for Christmas and a visit to Atlanta by Shivery's mother and grandmother.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1934 Apr. 19

YWCA of the City of New York

Letter from the YWCA of the City of New York to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning a request for a statement of reference for Henrietta Shivery, mis-typed as "Shirley".

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1941 Nov. 9

Shivery, Henrietta

Letter from Henrietta Long to W. E. B. Du Bois

Nashville (Tenn.) - Describing their posts as fellows at Fisk University's Social Science Department and concordant routines; admitting her tricky adjustment to Nashville -- "I think that this is the dirtiest city I have ever been in " -- and hoping to hear from him soon.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1938 Dec. 14

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Henrietta Shivery

Atlanta (Ga.) - Offering advice to Shivery on going back to school and applying for a Rosenwald Fellowship.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1939 Aug. 11

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Henrietta Shivery

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed "My dear Dimples"; acknowledging his compliance with her recent request for a letter of recommendation, and looking forward to the formal announcement of her marriage to Herman.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1934 Apr. 29

Shivery, Henrietta

Letter from Henrietta Shivery to W. E. B. Du Bois

Talladega (Ala.) - Concerning thanks for letters of recommendation written by Du Bois and Shivery's "dissatisfaction with life".

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1942 Feb. 22

Shivery, Henrietta

Letter from Henrietta Long to W. E. B. Du Bois

Nashville (Tenn.) - Instead of sending a birthday card (on the occasion of his 74th), relaying recent news of the family and wishing him well "directly from my heart to you."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1938 Apr. 18

Shivery, Henrietta

Letter from Henrietta Shivery to W. E. B. Du Bois

Bessamer (Ala.) - Describing an upcoming operation and hospital stay and asking Du Bois to borrow money to cover it.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1939 Aug. 6

Shivery, Henrietta

Letter from Henrietta Shivery to W. E. B. Du Bois

Birmingham (Ala.) - Wishing him a pleasant summer vacation thus far; describing her and Herman's recent routine; noting her recent application to the Atlanta School of Social Work; and noting her mother's pleasure at her imminent marriage and happy anticipation of Du Bois's return to the South.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers