Gallery view

1929 Jan.

Spencer, Anne, 1882-1975

Letter from Anne Spencer to W. E. B. Du Bois

Lynchburg (Va.) - Enclosing a book review of a Mrs. Johnson's latest work, for print in the "Crisis."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Mar. 31

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Anne Spencer

New York (N.Y.) - Soliciting from her poems for publication in the "Crisis"; others to enter into the literature contest; and lastly, a picture of her home and garden.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Dec.

Spencer, Anne, 1882-1975

Letter from Anne Spencer to W. E. B. Du Bois

Lynchburg (Va.) - Discussing her ideas for her writing. Suggesting that Du Bois ask Effie Lee Newsome write some stories for children. Appears to be a typed version of item mums312-b177-i330.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 Jan. 20

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Anne Spencer

New York (N.Y.) - Pledging that "in spite of all threats," he is still awaiting the submission of "that article or poem which you promised" for the "Crisis."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Dec. 19

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Anne Spencer

New York (N.Y.) - Commenting on a proposal for Mrs. Newsome. Asking that Spencer send him something to publish soon or else he will print her letter.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Dec.

Spencer, Anne, 1882-1975

Letter from Anne Spencer to W. E. B. Du Bois

Lynchburg (Va.) - Discussing her ideas for her writing. Suggesting that Du Bois ask Effie Lee Newsome write some stories for children. Written on Dunbar School stationery. Appears to be a written draft of item mums312-b177-i329.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Apr. 29

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Anne Spencer

New York (N.Y.) - Thanking her for her poems and photos (requested in mums312-b174-i333) and even "hoping for more."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Feb. 17

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Anne Spencer

New York (N.Y.) - Per her proposal (mums312-b187-i333), encouraging her to contribute to the "Crisis," but advising her not to make it "a set department," for "in a small magazine we have to keep down the number of departments as much as possible."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Feb. 11

Spencer, Anne, 1882-1975

Letter from Anne Spencer to W. E. B. Du Bois

Lynchburg (Va.) - Proposing to edit a column in the "Crisis" called "The Wailing Wall" and briefly outlining her vision of same.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 Apr. 12

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Anne Spencer

New York (N.Y.) - Noting that he "may be a Darling" but he *is* mad "and sure you need prayers"; and pledging to print a certain garden photo in the May number of the "Crisis."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers