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1939 Mar. 11

Spelman College

Letter from Spelman College to W. E. B. Du Bois

Atlanta (Ga.) - Signed Florence M. Read; describing the trying racial climate and the need of "trained leaders" with the appropriate "mental and spiritual balance to study" it; introducing the Clara Howard Student Loan Fund, established to grant this very opportunity; and seeking his financial contribution thereto.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1943 July 3

Read, Florence Matilda

Memo from Florence M. Read to W. E. B. Du Bois

Atlanta (Ga.) - Responding to a previous memo; explaining that he can stay in his current quarters until he leaves for the summer, that he will not be able to stay in his suite in Upton the following year, and that it was an oversight if he was billed for garage rent.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 May 25

Read, Florence Matilda

Letter from Florence M. Read to W. E. B. Du Bois

Atlanta (Ga.) - Read inquires about the pictures of the Atlanta University Library; notes a mistake in the Crisis concerning Spelman College.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1934 Nov. 15

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to President Read

Atlanta (Ga.) - Concerning people in Atlanta born in, or who have recently visited, Ireland to lecture in Du Bois's "Modern European Race Problems" class.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1942 Dec. 1

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Spelman College

Atlanta (Ga.) - Addressed to Florence Matilda Read; inquiring into available housing suites at the College, in light of his imminent departure from the Atlanta University dormitories.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1941 Nov. 19

Read, Florence Matilda

Memorandum from Florence Read to W. E. B. Du Bois

Atlanta (Ga.) - Noting that Dr. Hilda Weiss will attend his Social Theory Class on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday of the following week, per his November 18 memo.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1934 Apr. 6

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to President Read

Atlanta (Ga.) - Concerning the use of Irene Diggs for research on Du Bois's book "Black Reconstruction".

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1937 Nov. 6

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Spelman College

Atlanta (Ga.) - Addressed to Florence Read; in answer to her query, stating the various times on Monday he would be able to meet with H. Wakelin Coxill.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1938 Feb. 1

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Florence M. Read

Atlanta (Ga.) - Recommending Shirley Graham for summer work at Atlanta University.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1940 May 6

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Spelman College

Atlanta (Ga.) - Addressed to President Read; regretfully declining her offer to speak at Spelman Chapel that month, seeing as it is the first invitation from her in six years, and that it is now obvious that "you do not agree in general with my ideas and are unwilling to have me express them."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers