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New York (N.Y.) - Describing the Sigma Pi Phi Grand Boulé's charges against him (see mums312-b192-i464 through i467); comparing the situation to the Pittsburgh Courier's case against himself and James Weldon Johnson "some years ago"; enclosing his own reponse thereto; and seeking his (Johnson's) cooperation in the matter.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1932 May 16
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New York (N.Y.) - Enclosing a copy of a letter and statement sent to Howard University President Mordecai Johnson.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1932 Nov. 28
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New York (N.Y.) - Acknowledging his recent letter and advisements (see mums312-b192-i471) and relaying his own willingness to meet Emmett Scott "and his friends"; and reiterating his supreme interest in the well-being of Howard University "and the Negro race." See mums312-b192-i473 for final version.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1932 Oct. 22
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New York (N.Y.) - Noting his refusal to sign and print a statement proposed by Emmett Scott (mums312-b192-i513, i514) and pledging to forward a copy of the statement they agreed upon, as soon as he can get his hands on a copy.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1932 Nov. 17
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Washington (D.C.) - Signed V. D. Johnston; weighing in on the controversy between Du Bois and Emmett Scott, and the various reactions thereto from the Sigma Pi Phi Boulés; offering to "help in any way that may be possible"; and suggesting he send copies of the correspondence he's so far received on the matter.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Howard University
1932 May 24
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New York (N.Y.) - Acknowledging his recent letter and advisements (see mums312-b192-i471) and relaying his own willingness to meet Emmett Scott "and his friends"; and reiterating his supreme interest in the well-being of Howard University "and the Negro race." See mums312-b192-i472 for first draft.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1932 Oct. 22
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New York (N.Y.) - Enclosing recent correspondence with George Crawford re the resolution of the case brought against him (Du Bois) by Emmett Scott; relaying the suggestion of a November 5th meeting in Philadelphia to settle same; and requesting that he attend as a member of the mediation committee.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1932 Nov. 1
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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)

Crawford, George W. (George Williamson), b. 1877
1932 Oct. 13
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New York (N.Y.) - Enclosing two versions of the statement proposed by Scott for the resolution of the case brought against him (Du Bois) and the "Crisis."
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1932 Nov. 11
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New Haven (Conn.) - Enclosing a copy of Emmett Scott's reply to his last letter (to both of them; mums312-b192-i471) and reflecting on same; also enclosing a copy of his own letter to Henry Minton, who he hopes can also serve as an intermediary in the case.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Crawford, George W. (George Williamson), b. 1877
1932 Oct. 29