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1948 Mar. 1

Smythe, Hugh H. (Hugh Heyne), 1913-1977

Letter from Hugh H. Smythe to California Labor School

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to David Jenkins; acknowledging his February 25 letter to W. E. B. Du Bois (mums312-b117-i266) and noting that it has been duly forwarded to him.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Nov. 26

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Hugh H. Smythe

Chicago (Ill.) - Enclosing his departmental report, due to the NAACP board by December 1; enclosing a speech and expecting him to "go over it and straighten out some of my writing"; relaying his c/o addresses in Chicago, Bulter, Pa., and Dayton, Ohio; and requesting he send a box of 50 cigarettes to meet him at the latter.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1949 Feb. 24

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Cornell University Department of Sociology

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to John P. Dean; per his query (mums312-b124-i077), wholeheartedly recommending Hugh H. Smythe for the field worker position in Elmira; "I have a very high regard for his ability and his conscientious work."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Feb. 16

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Hugh H. Smythe

Boston (Mass.) - Requesting that he let Council on African Affair members that he will miss Friday's meeting; reminding him to ask for a copy of the minutes; and relaying the details of his February 21 arrival.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Sept. 9

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to Hugh H. Symthe

New York (N.Y.) - In advance of his formal start date at the Department of Special Research, requesting that he look over and revise "The Freeing of India," acquaint himself with the office filing system, and take note of the department's 9-5 schedule.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Nov. 26

Smythe, Hugh H. (Hugh Heyne), 1913-1977

Letter from Hugh H. Smythe to Hospital Employees Union of New York

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to President Estelle Robbins; in response to her letter to Roy Wilkins (mums312-b114-i049), describing the current status of the NAACP's petition to the United Nations; describing how her organization can "be of immense assistance"; and recommending she get in touch additionally with Walter White.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Dec.

Smythe, Hugh H. (Hugh Heyne), 1913-1977

How not to write a book a review of Black Odyssey by Roi Ottley

New York (N.Y.) - Reviewing Roi Ottley's "Black Odyssey" and disputing many of the historical facts contained therein. Published in the Crisis Vol. 55, No. 12, pp377-8. Written on copies of chapter 5, titled "Patterns of Discrimination in Fundamental Human Rights" by Leslie S. Perry, of a book.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Apr. 29

Smythe, Hugh H. (Hugh Heyne), 1913-1977

Letter from Hugh H. Smythe to Churchman

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Isobel Steele; enclosing a sermon written by W. E. B. Du Bois for his recording and broadcast (in place of that on the Reverend Charles G. Girelius, furnished in her recent letter (mums312-b117-i337)) and gladly offering to help make the according arrangements upon the Doctor's May 5 return to the office.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Mar. 22

Smythe, Hugh H. (Hugh Heyne), 1913-1977

Letter from Hugh H. Smythe to Wallace Thompson

New York (N.Y.) - Acknowledging his March 15 letter and enclosure to W. E. B. Du Bois (mums312-b122-i289) and assuring him that if Du Bois cannot attend the relevant recital himself, he will surely send "a representative on hand."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Nov. 24

Smythe, Hugh H. (Hugh Heyne), 1913-1977

Memorandum from Hugh H. Smythe to Madison Jones

Washington (D.C.) - Requesting that he take note and follow through on an attached memorandum; and suggesting that "perhaps a word to Mr. Dombrowski from the Association is in order."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers