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1925 Nov. 5

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Carl Van Vechten

New York (N.Y.) - Seeking permission to print his letter to the editor (mums312-b171-i194) in a forthcoming edition of the "Crisis."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Jan. 21

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Howard P. Nash

New York (N.Y.) - Thanking him for his letter (mums312-b176-i476), though admitting he disagrees with Nash's comparison of Carl Van Vechten to "Cape Cod Folks."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Jan. 28

Hintburn, Hortense N.

Letter from Hortense N. Hintburn to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Upon his own suggestion, requesting a copy of his "Crisis" editorial critiquing Carl Van Vechten's "Nigger Heaven" and noting once again how much she enjoyed his recent talk.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Nov. 5

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to John M. Royall

New York (N.Y.) - Per his query (mums312-b174-i232), referring him to the December 1926 issue of the "Crisis" for a review of "Nigger Heaven."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Oct. 27

Chesnutt, Charles W., 1858-1932

Letter from Charles W. Chesnutt to W. E. B. Du Bois

Cleveland (Ohio) - Points out a typographical error in his article about the "Negro in Art." Discusses another story printed in The Crisis. Asks Du Bois for his opinion about Carl Van Vechten's book "Nigger Heaven."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Aug. 20

Dill, Augustus Granville

Letter from A. G. Dill to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Dill notes that Carl Van Vechten's "Nigger Heaven" is waiting to be examined and reviewed by Du Bois "for our beloved Crisis;" recounts Miss Fauset's opinion of the book and how she begged Dill to hold off on a review for, she said, "Dr. Du Bois is the only one who will give it what it deserves." Enclosure not with letter.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Jan. 31

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Hortense N. Hintburn

New York (N.Y.) - Per her query (and his suggestion, apparently; see mums312-b176-i113), enclosing a copy of his "Crisis" review of "Nigger Heaven."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Nov. 2

Royall, John M.

Letter from John M. Royall to Editor of the Crisis

New York (N.Y.) - Inquiring if the magazine ever reviewed Carl Van Vechten's "Nigger Heaven," and if so, in what issue.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Nov. 9

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Carl Van Vechten

New York (N.Y.) - On second thought (secondarily to mums312-b171-i195), hoping to use his letters (mums312-b171-i194 and others, not in collection) in a forthcoming "Crisis" series on "Negro art."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Oct. 29

Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964

Letter from Carl Van Vechten to Editor of the Crisis

New York (N.Y.) - Responding at length to the review of Haldane MacFall's "Wooings of Jezebel Pettyfer" which appeared in the latest edition of the "Crisis" and defending the author in light of the attack launched on him therein.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers