Gallery view

1931 Jan. 30

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Amy Spingarn

New York (N.Y.) - Du Bois apologizing for failing to note the photographer in the Crisis.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 Jan. 19

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Amy Spingarn

New York (N.Y.) - Commenting generally on the state and situation of "Negro writers," within the context of the "Crisis" and its Spingarn awards for literature; outlining a scheme by which to promote and reward good writing in the magazine; noting other notable persons who might be involved in the initiative; and seeking her thoughts on the matter.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1924 Oct. 29

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Amy Spingarn

New York (N.Y.) - Du Bois apologizes to Mrs. Spingarn for being bothered with letters concerning prizes, explaining that he was "too excited" to remember to consult her. Back of letter contains miscellaneous math notes.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Apr. 16

Spingarn, Amy

Letter from Amy E. Spingarn to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Inquiring if it's not too soon to say if the "Crisis"'s literature contest (named in her honor) has been a success, and offering to offer the same prizes the following year.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Aug. 10

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Mr. & Mrs. Joel E. Spingarn

New York (N.Y.) - Enclosing an announcement concerning the "Crisis"'s literature awards given in Amy Spingarn's honor, and hoping they can both be present at the occasion described therein.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Apr. 21

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Mrs. J. E. Spingarn

New York (N.Y.) - Per her query (mums312-b171-i104), deeming the "Crisis"'s literature contest irrefutably a success; describing the overwhelming response thereto; and briefly noting some ideas on how to modify and slightly improve same, if offered again the following year.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 Jan.

Spingarn, Amy

Letter from Amy Spingarn to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Spingarn asks Du Bois to credit Doris W. with taking the photograph.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1924 Sept. 16

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Joel Elias Spingarn

New York (N.Y.) - Du Bois thanks Mr. and Mrs. Spingarn for Mrs. Spingarn's gift for prices for the Crisis.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 Feb. 28

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Amy Spingarn

New York (N.Y.) - Enclosing a copy of the Krigwa award advertisement for 1928; commenting on some aspects thereof that could be improved; and noting plans to slightly revise it in time for the April number of the "Crisis."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 June 27

Crisis (Firm)

Letter from Crisis to Amy Spingarn

New York (N.Y.) - Acknowledging her recent letter to W. E. B. Du Bois (mums312-b180-i336) and pledging to bring it to his attention promptly upon his return to the office.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers